Rack and Pinion internal play?

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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by helipilot77 » Fri May 12, 2017 8:38 pm

Just finished my rack replacement. Took the better part of the day and I forgot to put the new O-rings on the pressure lines so I'll be back out there in the morning to pull the lines loose and put the O-rings on. It's barely leaking as is. Just a couple drips. I took it for a test drive though and it is nice and tight and responsive. Way better. After I replace the O-rings I'll take it on the freeway to see how much better it is at speeds.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by BaileySims » Fri May 12, 2017 9:22 pm

Man. I have my rack sitting on my press just waiting for the day. I have a cocktail of liquids and I would rather replace the lines and the pump with it so I don't contaminate the new one with brake fluid. Soon, I hope I will do it soon.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by BaileySims » Fri May 12, 2017 9:27 pm

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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by BaileySims » Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:25 pm

Posting here as to not start a new thread:

Where can I find the rack mount bushings? I've got some slop in the steering and seen firsthand thst my rack is moving before the wheels do. I remember the one bushing is a perfect circle and the other is more "D" shaped.

I would like to find a set if possible and I am also hoping that the 1 bushing on ebay worth 44$ isn't the one I'm looking for. Thanks.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by The Professor » Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:39 am

SuperPro probably makes a poly bushing for the steering rack.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by BaileySims » Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:15 am

They did not. I just sent a message asking if they could offer any support.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by Petros » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:23 pm

they make a polyurethane rack bushing for the first gen MR2, which is the same as the manual rack in the Tercel. not sure about the power steering rack, or where you could get one.
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Re: Rack and Pinion internal play?

Post by BaileySims » Mon Feb 24, 2020 5:15 pm

I'm thinking I just need to buy this ebay one for now then to get me by until I can find some poly bushings somewhere else. This looks like the correct one...
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