quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

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quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

Post by Jacobarmour12 » Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:52 pm

QUESTION: I know that the first gen turbo legacy's have a quick ratio steering rack but do the N/A cars have the same "quick ratio" rack or are they completely different ratios?

I noticed a little slop in my steering wheel leaving a buddys house the other night. It got alot worse over the last two days so I climbed underneath to take a peek. It appears my steering rack bushings/mounts completely disintegrated and no longer exist....Oh ya and it's shooting fluid out of both ends now all of a sudden.

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Re: quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:39 pm

According to the parts book all the 90-92 Legacies (turbo & non-turbo) have the same part number, while all the 93-94 legacies (turbo & non-turbo) have the same part number. There is no differentiation between turbo & non-turbo. I couldn't tell you though what is different between the 90-92 & 93-94 steering racks.
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Re: quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

Post by mike-tracy » Mon Nov 28, 2016 7:04 pm

The 1st gens have a 16:1 rack, the only cars noticeably slower are foresters and outbacks! :-D
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Re: quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

Post by PhyrraM » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:23 pm

mike-tracy wrote:The 1st gens have a 16:1 rack, the only cars noticeably slower are foresters and outbacks! :-D
I seem to recall reading that the 1st gen Legacy ad the fastest rack available in North America until the '04 STI.
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Re: quick steering rack question...N/A vs TURBO rack ratios

Post by mike-tracy » Tue Nov 29, 2016 11:34 pm

It has the same rack ratios 1st gen imprezas. 2nd gen legacy and non-sti imprezas have a 16.5:1 rack, but I couldn't feel a difference.
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