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RE: Steering rack leaking on ´86 100

Go to:

They may have the kit, or a rebuilt rack.  Mention the Q-List, get a 20%

or try

Got to Audi, at search engine type "Steering Rack".  They got a rebuild
kit ($90) or a rebuilt rack ($285).

I'm not affialited with either outfit.
Many Q-Lister probably know other sources that may be cheaper. 

86 5kcst 5sp

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> From: 	JNJO@celsiustech.se[SMTP:JNJO@celsiustech.se]
> Sent: 	Tuesday, March 24, 1998 3:31 AM
> To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: 	Steering rack leaking on ´86 100
> Hi all,
> After replacing the servo pump on my ´86 100, I found that it was
> impossible to bleed the system from air.
> This is most likely caused by a leaking steering rack. (Lots of
> hydr.fluid
> in the protective rubber thingy.)
> I'm not that interested in replacing the entire rack thanks to a minor
> cash
> flow disruption.:-) Audi here in Sweden
> are willing to sell my a rebuilt one for about 1000USD, but they can´t
> sell
> me an oil-seal worth 5$.
> Sooo....this leads to my question; Did anybody out there ever rebuild
> a
> rack on your own, and if so, do
> you remember the size and/or the designation code for the seal(s)?
> If this has been answered a zillion times, a apologize for the
> bandwith,
> but please point me to where
> I might find an answer in the archives.
> Janne Jonsson
> Stockholm, Sweden