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Re: Coupe GT Steering Linkage

Your rack and pinion may be adjustable.  If so, you  can tighten it up. 
I would
say that if the rack is not leaking fluid, it's probably not bad.  The
other option is
tie rod ends (inner or outer).  Check them first.
None of these fixes should cost $400

Paul Anderson, Cheyenne, WY  Private email:AndersonPaul@juno.com

On Sat, 22 Nov 97 22:42:04 -0800 Michael Williams <daserde@ucla.edu>
>Hey all I have a question about the linkage in the steering for the 85 
>Coupe that i am trying to sell.  My question is how much it would cost 
>fix it.  I am trying to sell the car, and the guy who wants to buy it 
>an approximate cost of 400 dollars.  The symptoms are that there is a 
>large looseness off center where i could just move the wheel about 
>10 degrees off center with no feel whatsoever and then there would be 
>steering.  Anyway, that is what the problem is, and i am hoping that 
>someone could tell me if it is the linkage or something else...
>Thanks in advance.  And i have to say that i would be lost without 
>list.  thank you to everyone who has ever helped me with anything.
>Michael Sheridan Williams
>My new one: 1985 4000 S Quattro
>169,000+ miles, and going like a new car
>1985 Coupe GT(for sale, cheap, $1000)
>163,000+ miles