reman rack quality?

David Pertuz d.pertuz at
Sun Aug 16 23:08:03 UTC 2020

I'd been using stop-leak for a while. But the stuff goes through fluid no
matter what - that just dials it down from really a lot to kinda a lot.


On Sun, Aug 16, 2020 at 5:21 PM Khiem Dinh <spdracerut at> wrote:

> I had good luck with Lucas oil power steering leak stop stuff. My rack had
> been leaking out the boots and the lucas oil stuff stopped it. I actually
> just tossed out the bottle of stuff cleaning out my dad's garage. It was
> only about 16 years old.
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020, 15:06 Matt McCrary <mattmccrary at> wrote:
>> Desperately seeking to end a power steering fluid leak, i had a local
>> Firestone put in a reman steering rack and new inner and outer tie rods.
>> the car felt so good afterwards that i decided to trade my 370Z in for a
>> Titan. I am not sure of the brand, which defeats the purpose of this, but
>> you're going to love the way it feels once replaced.
>> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020, 1:18 PM James McColl <james.mccoll at>
>> wrote:
>>> Might be worth waiting though, than living with a crap one.
>>> I ordered parts from Greg 11 July and had a great talk with him too!
>>> Great and knowledgeable dude. He even took photos of his roll cage for me
>>> (I have a cage going in the NX finally, for road racing).
>>> I talked to him yesterday and asked if he could find out why my parcel
>>> is still at the USPS depot in LA.
>>> My NX2000 parts are aging like fine wiiiine
>>> On Friday, 14 August 2020, David Pertuz <d.pertuz at> wrote:
>>>> I did have a nice conversation with Greg Vogel since I will need a few
>>>> parts, and pinged him on it. Super helpful as always. He basically relies
>>>> on the judgment of the shop he uses locally. This shop is one I have a good
>>>> feel about so far, but I'm not sure they have strong feelings about one
>>>> supplier or the other. Ideally I'd just find a local rack-rebuilding place
>>>> (easier to do in Chicago than in many places) and have the shop send it out
>>>> to them. I found a good-looking place in Saginaw, but not sure I want to
>>>> wait N weeks for turnaround.
>>>> David
>>>> On Fri, Aug 14, 2020 at 11:44 AM James McColl <james.mccoll at>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> I read this and I'm in for the answer.
>>>>> Tap tap, anyone else out there?
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