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Is there a manual Rack Available for an Svt, I would like to eliminate the power steering, for weight savings and was wondering if anyone has done this or if they are even available??
 

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Not to my knowledge and I've been around for a while.
 

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I don't see the point in removing powersteering if it's a street car, especially for weight savings. You could loose a lot more weigh elsewhere and easier.

You have 2 options, find a manual rack from any focus (if it even exists), or loop the lines at the rack.
 

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It's a stockcar not a street car and when you have 61% front weight in an FWD, it's like trying to steer a lawn Dart... That's the point... Is the Zx2 or the escort manual rack interchangeable?? If I can eliminate the ps change to an MTX with 4.06 with an LSD it would help A lot! Then I could move that weight to the rear... 23 pounds equals 1% so a 100 pounds front to rear would be a 10% swing front to rear making it 51-49 rear.,,
 

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It's a stockcar not a street car and when you have 61% front weight in an FWD, it's like trying to steer a lawn Dart... That's the point... Is the Zx2 or the escort manual rack interchangeable??
Well that changes everything. And no.

And I don't think they make a different final drive for the Getrag. The Mini Cooper S has the same transmission internally, but I don't think anyone has ever gutted that trans. Not too sure if the final drive is different either.
 

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That's why I am changing to an early MTX75 with a contour 4.06 and lsd
 

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We used to just fill them with fluid on the Mustangs and loop the system with no issues. But if there was an option for a manual rack I would rather do that...
 
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