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Old 08-20-2008, 04:48 PM   #1  
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I need to put a rack in my stang, quick. Its leaking about a half quart per trip to work.
I've called around for prices, and everyone is telling me that 86s had two racks. A Ford and a TRW. One is sport steering, one has a half steel case, etc... No one can tell me a definitive difference between the two.

Anyone with knowledge of how to tell the difference, plz elaborate on that for me.
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OK, FWIW, the Ford rack is an aluminum rack, and was probably a faster ratio rack. I'm not 100% certain of all the differences, but I know that the SVO guys have been staying away from the TRW rack, which leads me to believe that Ford rack is quicker. Look at the "svoca" website, as I know it has been covered there.
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the trw will usually be stamped on the case somewhere, usually on the back side
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i know someone with a manual rack for sale
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well as far as the ratio goes, 15:1 is stamped right on the front of it.
and Keith, that manual rack is definitely calling my name, but i dont have the time to wait for a p/s delete, and i can't get to RI by the time u leave.
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do you have a/c?
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no, a/c & smog deleted, short belt with p/s relocate
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