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Old 5th January 2010, 01:58 PM
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Default What steel are the rack extensions made from?

Hi guys, time for my next dull question. Is mild steel good enough to make the steering rack extensions from? I may be able to get stainless or silver steel if necessary.

Just to explain, i have to make my own bespoke ones as I'm using a BMW steering rack and my roadster is 4" wider than standard.

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Old 5th January 2010, 04:08 PM
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Hi Sam

I would imagine that bright mild steel will be fine for the rack extensions

Plenty about made of alloy too, probably need the right grade though
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Old 5th January 2010, 04:21 PM
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cool, I just spoke to our machine shop and they're going to get their apprentice to make them up out of bright mild steel as an excercise - result!
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