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Steering rack

s3_stig Apr 11, 2010

  1. s3_stig

    s3_stig Member

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    Got a leak coming from the steering rack
    i fink it's more than likely worn seals can they be replaced
    or do you recomend just buying new steering rack and fitting it

    thanks will:idea:
     
  2. rossbrownlee

    rossbrownlee Ross_S4

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    fleabay mate.
    get one from a TT quattro as there are WAY more of them listed on than for the S3.
    I got mine for £95 delivered (c/wtrack rods and ends) and it is pristine.
     
  3. s3_stig

    s3_stig Member

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    That sounds good mate are have a look.
    Is there any where to get more of a sport steering rack quicker turn in and shorter turn to full lock
     
  4. golf

    golf ***** rent boy VCDS Map User

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    Yep, same as Ross. Got one from an Audi TT 225 (make sure it's the 225 engine) and got it fitted for around £140 labour. Total cost was just under £235. Not too bad considering it will cost £££'s for just the rack alone from Audi.
     
  5. s3_stig

    s3_stig Member

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    Yeah that's alot cheaper than I fault it would come to
    good result than it's just a pain when you got other stuff to do is well
     
  6. rossbrownlee

    rossbrownlee Ross_S4

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    also mate when you get your old one out, well worth sending it for a recondition and selling it on. very likely you will recoup your buying and fitting costs. I googled and phoned around for power steering rack overhaul and got quotes as low as about £115 and that is delivered.
     
  7. s3_stig

    s3_stig Member

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    That's good mate I will defo do that then thanks alot for the help
     
  8. Mr.G

    Mr.G Well-Known Member Team Sepang Audi S3

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    Stig I saw a steering rack - totally refurbished and as new on pistonheads a week ago....try there!

    G
     
  9. s3_stig

    s3_stig Member

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    Ok nice on mate are have alook see what I can find
     

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