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post #1 of 13 (permalink) Old 06-25-2012, 11:16 AM Thread Starter
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OK so I was told about a week ago I need a new steering rack and I found it online way cheaper than the cost of taking it in (obviously) but my question is, how difficult is the process? Is there a how-to anywhere or some sort of guide? Yes, I searched and found nothing but people having the same issue or similar issues. Any help appreciated.

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Never done it on this car but have in the past. Not a lot of fun but you should be able to do it in five hours if you know even a decent amount about cars.
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Never done it on this car but have in the past. Not a lot of fun but you should be able to do it in five hours if you know even a decent amount about cars.
Yea... I've had this car for about 5 years and saved lots of money fixing it myself, just wanted to see if there was anything not so obvious I needed to know before giving it a go.

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It was straight forward for me but that was an 86 Daytona. There is a 26 year technological gap between there!!
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Well I've already posted the how on here somewhere. Just a matter of finding where.

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This is what I found from your posts...
https://www.yourcobalt.com/forums/pro...ng-column.html
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I can't find it!!! So here they are again.




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This should take maybe 2 hrs to do, thats remove and install

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did mine about a year ago it took about three hours in my driveway.

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Sry I meant on a hoist, thought I finished my post by saying that but looks like I didnt. Hoists make life easier

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