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Old 04-12-2017, 07:20 PM
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Rack & Pinion conversion

I know a few of you are into the Speedtech parts and I have been think about rack and pinion steering conversion for a while.
http://www.speedtechperformance.com/...rod/prd277.htm

Does anyone know if there is any Australian engineering documentation for this kit?
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Old 12-12-2017, 10:50 AM
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Be interesting to see if there are any sump mods required for a SBC. I have the old Castlemaine shortened commodore setup in mine and I had to scallop the sump, which was a pain in the ass! especially doing it twice to suit different motors I have/had with LH and RH Dipsticks.
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Old 12-12-2017, 06:13 PM
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Be interesting to see if there are any sump mods required for a SBC. I have the old Castlemaine shortened commodore setup in mine and I had to scallop the sump, which was a pain in the ass! especially doing it twice to suit different motors I have/had with LH and RH Dipsticks.
I read some information about minor mods on the Speedtech R&P kit, nothing about sump mods though.
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I believe there was a company in SA doing R & P conversions that were engineer certified. Not sure if RHD, LHD or both. Sorry, don't have more info.
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Gday Guys,American Online Imports in Adelaide have developed a bolt in rack which is certified by Tonkin Consultings Stuart Croser.Hope that helps
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My rack n pinion was an early American Online Imports job (unisteer I think?) - RHD - full bolt on job, although we had a lot of bumpsteer issues on ours, I believe this was sorted after mine was fitted .. way back in 2008/09 or so ... anyway, I had to push my LSA back 25mm to clear the rack, with a standard SpeedTech conversion kit
But I didn't change my frame mounts, so this may have influenced this - hmm... probably not a helpful response
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I believe there was a company in SA doing R & P conversions that were engineer certified. Not sure if RHD, LHD or both. Sorry, don't have more info.
Thanks Geoff, I probably had a chat with them last weekend. They do LH and RH drive.
Not cheap at $3500 (minimum), so looking for quality alternatives.

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Gday Guys,American Online Imports in Adelaide have developed a bolt in rack which is certified by Tonkin Consultings Stuart Croser.Hope that helps
Are they still in business, I thought they weren't a going concern anymore(?)
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Have you tried Retro Rack Nev?
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