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Old 04-12-2011, 08:17 PM
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Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

I was replacing mine today and ran into a problem, I have no room to pull it out! What have you guys done? I am planning on dropping the front diff to give me more clearance, I have no idea why Chrysler engineers would make these things impossible to change! Any help out there??

This project is by far one of the most difficult I have done in a long time. :thumbdown:
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Old 04-13-2011, 08:02 PM
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

Go figure!
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Old 04-13-2011, 08:20 PM
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

Sorry man! Hows it going?
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

It is finally done! lol took me a total of 6 hours since I had to do it on a private parking lot open to the elements. No power which means no power tools
Just need a good alignment.

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Old 04-13-2011, 08:28 PM
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

I hadnt even seen this thread.....

I bet it was a nightmare......
did you buy a used rack?
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Old 04-13-2011, 09:00 PM
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

I bought it rebuilt which so far it hasn't leaked which is good, The steering feels like it's supposed to now which is what I wanted.
And yes, A freaking nightmare! lol I did it on my condos private parking lot so it sure was a pain.
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Re: Who has installed a rack and pinion on a WK???

Does look tight in there. I will have the engine out of the way when I do mine so hope it will come out that way.
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