Impreza steering rack mod

Impreza steering rack mod

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wuckfitracing

822 posts

82 months

Thursday 21st February
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This was a photo before fully finished.

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Thursday 21st February
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I assume that you have a grill in front?

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Friday 22nd February
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What fluid are you using in the electric pumps?

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Friday 22nd February
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Nothing fancy, ordinary PS fluid.

WinstonWolf

71,002 posts

178 months

Friday 22nd February
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Did I read that the electric pump capable of variable assistance depending on speed?
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phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Friday 22nd February
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Not the Vauxhall type.

It would have to be a system tied into the ECU and it would be far more complex.

I believe this can be achieved with the electric column but of course you would have to use some sort of dedicated ECU for this.

wuckfitracing

822 posts

82 months

Friday 22nd February
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phazed said:
I assume that you have a grill in front?

Yes but I have no idea why my photos are doing this.

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Friday 22nd February
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wuckfitracing

822 posts

82 months

Friday 22nd February
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Cheers.

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Sunday 24th February
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I’d like to order the last of my bits today but could anyone tell me do these bushes fit all the Subaru Impreza classic racks?
https://www.importcarparts.co.uk/parts-info?id=133...

This is the rack I ordered.

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Sunday 24th February
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Those are the ones for the rack

If you need any pointers, PM me your phone number then we can have a chat.

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Sunday 24th February
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phazed said:
Those are the ones for the rack

If you need any pointers, PM me your phone number then we can have a chat.
Thanks, I think I've got all the info now after a few days of taking it all in!
I should be able to make the pressure hose myself too using adapters etc from the torque UK shop on eBay.


Xcore

254 posts

29 months

Monday 25th February
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Ordered a rack and genuine ford uj! Time to have some fun with an angle grinder and file

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Tuesday 26th February
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carsy said:
Dont need to go through the fuseboard Daz, just use two inline fuses an 80amp and a 10amp. You can get the 12v switched from where ever you want.
Could someone confirm where they picked up the 12 volt ignition from?
I was thinking coil but not sure on the loading, id rather not run any wires back to the cabin if possible.

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Tuesday 26th February
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I ran the trigger feed from the fuel pump circuit so the PS only comes to life with the engine running.

From memory, I ran the wire through the nearside inner wing although you can run it easily through the offside wing, into the footwell above the pedal box and across the dash top to wherever you pick the feed up from.

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Tuesday 26th February
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Thanks, where do you gain access to the inner wing area inside the car, as im sure i looked before and could not see a hole anywhere.

Sardonicus

15,832 posts

160 months

Tuesday 26th February
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If you remove the clutch res hatch and stick your head in the o/s footwell you will see light bleeding through around the pedal box area

phazed

17,354 posts

143 months

Tuesday 26th February
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Drilled a small hole and sleeved the wire for protection iirc.

If using the offside wing, (easier) remove the clutch access hatch and fish the wire with a stiff wire or similar. It is easy then to fish across the top of the pedal box.

Belle427

3,541 posts

172 months

Tuesday 26th February
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Ok thanks both.

TVR Stef

36 posts

105 months

Tuesday 26th February
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I used the coil supply for the ign signal, the pump just uses it to know the ign is on so very small current. I've had it like that for a few years without issue. Then took the engine running signal from the alternator charge indicator.