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Old 6th August 2010, 06:20 PM
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Default escort mki/mkii rack?

just got me a bargin rack and guss what its got a finer pitch on the ends where the track rod ends go on im gussing its a mk1 escort rack not a mk2.
is the only diffrence the track rod end threads or are there any more major changes from mk1 to mk2
its a ap lockheed ts 116 recon
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Old 6th August 2010, 07:37 PM
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The racks are generally similar but the mk1 rack has imperial threads which won't fit the Sierra track rod ends.

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Old 7th August 2010, 04:11 PM
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The racks are generally similar but the mk1 rack has imperial threads which won't fit the Sierra track rod ends.

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Chris
thankyou mr gibbs its an honour to have one of my questions by the man himself

so i could just make up some extensions to suit then or just change the rods/knuckle joints over
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Old 8th August 2010, 09:42 AM
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Hi, you could make your rack extensions with different threads either end and it should be fine remember the book extensions are too long
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Old 10th August 2010, 11:50 PM
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mk1 has a 1/2unf end people
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Old 11th August 2010, 07:57 AM
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I used a mark one rack on mine, they seem to be easier to get than the mark 2 ones and half the price. All you need to do is make your own rod extensions so they have a 1/2 unf thread instead of the metric one. I have not seen anyone offering extensions with an imperial thread so buying extensions will not be an option.
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