[urq] FOLLOW UP - Baaaahh...drat! (long)

Martin Pajak martin at quattro.ca
Fri Aug 18 20:36:39 EDT 2006

You need a 90q steering rack that uses the high press like 1990 90q 20v.


Martin Pajak


1982 Audi Ur-quattro (50,000 mi) new project
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (85,000 mi) Concourse d'Elegance
1985 Audi Ur-quattro (212,000 km) Euro spec. import mit 3B :)
1987 Audi 4000s quattro (205,000 km) wintervagen mit 7A :)

> Jon Archibald
> I can't believe I didn't check this before, but...the operating pressure
> range of the 3B pump is over twice the range of the Type 85 settup
> (~2100psi
> vs. ~1100psi)...the rack still squishes and emits hydraulic fluid when I
> turn the wheel, so even if the seal was serviceable before today, I think
> I
> can safely say it is no longer at this point...crapola.
> I was positive that I had seen the 3b pump hooked up in Alex Neckas' 3B
> 4kq,
> so I didn't think twice about it...can anybody confirm this setup won't
> work?
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