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Rack and pinion install question

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Old 09-06-2016, 07:36 PM
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I installed a new steering gear on an '04 Rendezvous. After attaching the coupling to the the intermediate steering gear, I wound up with 1/2" more thread distance on one side than the other side to attach to the tie rods. (1/4" on drivers and 3/4" on passengers) Is that okay?
 
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Old 11-17-2017, 10:30 AM
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you will need to get an alignment . I counted the threads with a pencil when I installed the new rack and when I drove it to the alignment shop it was way off.
 
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Old 11-26-2017, 05:22 AM
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Roger that on alignment. Steering wheel can also be canted, off center when it should be straight other than making turns.
 

Last edited by Rich B.; 12-20-2017 at 03:45 AM.
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