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Old 10-19-2002, 01:37   #1 (permalink)
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EF/L steering rack into EA?

Hey fellas.

Does anyone have any idea if I would be able to install an EF/L steering rack onto an EA. Any info would be great.

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Old 10-20-2002, 16:19   #2 (permalink)
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Hey bassy

Im not too sure if they fit, I was going to have a look at a EF taxi at the wreckers the other day but didnt get around to it.

I always assumed there were some differences in the EF front end compared to EA/EB/ED......but whether that affects the steering rack or not im not sure. Would be a good thing to know though....I always assumed the only rack that fit into a EA was EB/ED (like the one I have)
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this would be really good seeing as i need one this week, and i wonder if the differences are internal?
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Old 10-20-2002, 18:18   #4 (permalink)
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What would be the benefit of having an EF over an EA?
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The main reason that I would be interested in doing it is because the EF steering has a better feel, not as light as the EA.
They also require less turns to full lock, which means there is more response.
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Bass,

Your right, Ea 3.25 turns the EF-El is 2.8. Ef El also turns a tighter turn as well. of 10.8 metres vs (i think) 11.
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Yup, thats what I want!

If I get a chance, ill do a comparison of my EA to my dad's EL and see if it can be done.

If not, i'll be taking the $120 quote I just got and have the leak fixed.

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Old 10-21-2002, 01:10   #8 (permalink)
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Hey Bassy,

Let us know how you go, dude. I've gotta change mine soon, too...

I guessing that they are interchangeable, it's just a question of whether or not anything else needs to be changed along with it.

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