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Old Aug 10, 2018, 04:16 PM
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Evo Odd Steering Issue

Had my power steering bushing work itself out/off at my last track day - I drove it home with the steering pretty wonky, and I ordered a new whiteline kca390 bushing to go on the car after.

After the install, the car's steering wheel had to be kinked left 10-15 degrees to go straight - but only after a hard left. After a hard right, the car's steering could be straight to go straight. Thinking it was an alignment issue, I had the shop realign the car.

Now, the steering wheel has to be kinked right 10-15 degrees to go straight after a hard right. After a hard left, the car's steering wheel can be straight to go straight.

Any idea what is causing this??? bind in the bushing or something??
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Old Aug 10, 2018, 04:46 PM
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the rack has to be moving back and forth some how... right?
im assuming its all bolted up tight...

if you jack it up, and lock the steering wheel... then really get agressive trying to move the wheel back and forth.
maybe you can feel it.
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Old Aug 10, 2018, 05:22 PM
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hmm can't really picture it - what part of the rack?
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hmm can't really picture it - what part of the rack?
All of it.
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yea,,,, all of it.

the kit you put in, you had to pull the rack out of the cross member and put all that new rubber in .
so just a guess, maybe something wasnt seated correctly when you tightened everything down and now its moving back and forth.
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