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Old 05-27-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
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Default Power Steering Help....

So I've had the car (1990 Coupe) for a few years now. She puts down quite a bit more power than stock (high 400's). The OEM power steering unit works fine & has no leaks, but with the extra power I find the steering very unstable when she pulls hard.

Basically, the power steering is fine for a stock or near stock car power level. However, with my car it just feels outright un-safe!!! I do not wan to go to a manual rack as I do have full size front tires. Is there a "middle" option?? In other words, some thing stiffer that the stock loose PS, but not a manual rack??

Thanks in advance for the help!!!
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Manual isn't as tough as you think. It responds just the same as you'd expect it to, except its hard when parking.
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Manual isn't as tough as you think. It responds just the same as you'd expect it to, except its hard when parking.
I'm actually leaning that way....I did see a "performance kit" that is sold by maximum motorsports but it's currently NOT available. It also looks pricey.

Is there a BIG difference between the Flaming River Regular manual rack & their quick ratio rack? Is it worth the difference in price??
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