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    steering rack

    hello, having trouble with my standard steering rack fitting to my world cup crossmember, the steering coupling is hard up against the side of the crossmember and wont turn freely once bolted up. am I been stupid or doesn't a standard rack fit. any help would be appreciated.

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    Re: steering rack

    to be honest its probably that world cup crossmember thats causing the issue mind was terrible never fitted great do you have the old crossmember to compare

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    Re: steering rack

    Often you have to grind a bit off the engine mount tower next to the coupling, and use a Group 4 coupling, not the standard one
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    Re: steering rack

    Yep, you really need a grp4 coupling.

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    Re: steering rack

    Thanks for the replys, i ended up cutting a piece out of the tower today and that worked. But now the rack is hitting my alloy sump on the right side preventing me getting the engine mount bolt in. Would lowering brackets on the steering rack solve this? Cheers

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    Re: steering rack

    All sorted now. Thanks for the help.

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