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Janspeedcapri

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steering racks
« on: April 25, 2009, 13:46:54 PM »
I'm looking at putting an electric steering column in my capri. Would i be best off driving a  standard capri manual rack with it or what? ideas please!



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« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2009, 16:01:26 PM »
The Corsa one is use in escorts. Have a look for some that have been done.

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« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2009, 20:49:20 PM »
If u wanna go down the root of an electric Steering COLUMN, the best 1 to go for is a Corsa Type B, with ECU whatever steering rack you want to use is up to you, non power rack i would recommend as u don't need anything to power that side of it.  it will take fabricating the bottom of the corsa colum to match the bottom of the colum u have now, also u need to fabricate the mounting points of the corsa column to fit you'r car.
I got this setup on my XR4i i also used a manual rack wiv a quaife 2.8 pinion & rod & i love it!! also u can get the unit for £48 from e-bay which controls the how heavy & light u want it, wiv a control knob.
A really nice Steering setup, just needs a bit of Fabricating.
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