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Old 12-28-2004, 07:48 PM   #21
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I had to replace the Rack in my 95 with a reman unit from advance auto parts, I hate it... I feel like I'm in a ford with ultra light steering now... It used to be a heavy type of steering with plenty of road feel... <---- Its been almost a year I think and I'm still pissed... If I find a good FE2 rack I think I'll snach it up...
Hopefully that might explain why I've got lifeless and feedback-free steering, it just might be a rebuilt unit in there. I know for a fact that the master cylinder isn't original, which might explain my lifeless, feeling-free, and non-linear brakes

It'* drivable. But absolutely nothing to rant and rave about. The 6-year older Toyota steered and braked lightyears ahead of the Bonne. The Nissan fares just as well.
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Old 12-29-2004, 10:21 PM   #22
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The Magnasteer in my Rivi is a pretty good setup, but not perfect. Sometimes it makes weird noises and varying effort at low (<5MPH) speeds. It does firm up nicely once at speed, but is still a tad soft.....but that is what I expect from a 1st gen steering enhancer in a luxury car.

My Vibe has the most connected steering feel of any vehicle I have owned (inlcuding the Cobra.) Even though it is WAY slower than the L67, it is still a blast to drive.
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check out the www.regalgs.org forums then scroll down to the riviera section.

The first generation magnasteer did have its issues. Mine on my Riv also acts funky at times. I get a bad vibration when driving at slow speeds and turning (such as backing into a parking spot, etc.) It only happens occasionaly, not all of the time which is a good thing.
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