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Old Yesterday, 09:19 PM   #1
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Quick question about SVT steering racks.

I read this in the wiki article on Focus RS...

" The steering used a similar quick-ratio rack as the ST170 while the brakes used fixed-caliper, four-pistonBrembounits"

If the US SVT model is built the same as Euro ST170 then I could upgrade my humble ZX3 SE steering with a used SVT rack, YES?

Does anyone know how to ID a quick ratio steering rack and what are the ratios used in both racks?

I already installed SVT springs and struts, I would love to add a quicker steering rack and upgrade front sway bar at the same time.


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Hey Tom, merry Christmas. I heard the svt has a quicker ratio rack, not sure how much quicker it is.
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merry Christmas to you too Bruce. Thanks for the quick reply. Now I'm on the hunt for a used SVT rack...........
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merry Christmas to you too Bruce. Thanks for the quick reply. Now I'm on the hunt for a used SVT rack...........
Have you google search the pt numbers? Whats a reman say from orielly, autozone say?
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