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Old 10-10-2004, 12:17 AM   #1
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This is not a problem or anything but I have noticed that my steering wheel has a little more resistance than I like. I dont really notice it untill after I've driven other cars. I have no trouble driving or anything. I would like my steering wheel to be easier to turn. I have no idea how to do this or if it is even possible. Thanks in advance for any help.
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yeah, I've noticed my '97 steers easier than my '93, I've been told the '93 has "memory steer" where if you make a hard turn either way it will pull that way for a liitle bit. It has something to do with the bearing (bushing?) in the steering being worn out.

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We really need to know the year and model you're talking about. There were different steering racks.

Please put that in your sig. It'll help alot
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Whenever we find out about this, I'm game for some easier steering. I'm looking for 1-finger easy movement at idle. I sure as hell ain't got that now.
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DJ, you want a rack from an SE. Easier 1-finger steering, but not as 'responsive' at speed as the SSEi rack.
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2000 and higher can be adjusted with their magnasteer 2.
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I happen to like the stiffer steering. I noticed that with a wider tire it gives me this. I like to be able to "point" the car and have it go there without having to correct it.
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DJ, you want a rack from an SE. Easier 1-finger steering, but not as 'responsive' at speed as the SSEi rack.
Does the SE rack still have variable assist so it will tighten up over 20mph like the SSEi'* does?
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I don't believe it does, but I could be mistaken on that. jr's3800 would be the one to answer this question. He knows more about steering racks than probably anyone here.
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TFE, and no.
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