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Richard,

I am changing my steering rack from a '93 donor, power rack (no assist) to a FFR manual rack. I also am using the off-set bushings, mounted up or down? What alignment specs would you recommend using this rack and 245/50R/16 tires? This is a street driven car almost 99% of the time.

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Ray
 

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Manual steering does not like as much caster as the power, actually your arms will not like it as much. We run just under a degree of camber about 3 to 4 degrees of caster and just enough toe to have toe, about 1/8 inch total.

The difference will be phenominal. The depowered rack is horrible, we did one and never again. The ratio is really about 13.X to one not 15 to 1. The manual rack from FFR is good, just make sure you get the correct fitting for the steering shaft at the same time. HTH, Cheers Richard.
 

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Okay, just to be clear, you recommend less than a degree of camber, 3-4 degree of caster and about 1/8-inch of toe in. Correct??

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Ray
 

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Negative Camber?

I camber always negative, or are there some times that positive is called for?
Thanks in advance,Sten
 

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I believe front wheel drive cars have positive camber.
 
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