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Marlin 5exi builds Calling all you sexi builders....sorry 5exi builders, show us your progress.

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Old 5th April 2004, 09:21
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Default Power Steering?

Its one of those stupid questions coming from a bloke that's got very little mechanical knowledge & experience... but...

Do our 5exis still keep the power steering (like the donor) or do we not bother fitting it cause the car is light, rear wheel drive, rear engine, etc...??

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Old 5th April 2004, 10:01
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No power steering (unless you really want it).

Car uses a Metro steering rack which is non power assisted.

You should be able take the powersteering pump off the engine too.
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Old 5th April 2004, 12:03
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That's what I thought... In which case what is this gadget for?

Dylan
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Old 5th April 2004, 14:48
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Dylan

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Old 5th April 2004, 17:03
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thats the brake servo dylan, (power assistance for your brakes) you do use that.
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Old 5th April 2004, 18:57
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Thanks Holgate86!

You can see how mechanically educated I am! Just assumed because it sits on the other side of the steering wheel that its to do with power steering! DOH!

Hope I don't ask any more stupid questions like this! But I guess that's the idea - after hopefully putting this car together I'll be able to recognise a brake servo from water bottle

Cheers!
Dylan
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Old 5th April 2004, 23:23
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no problem Dylan thats what this forums for, I'm still learning new stuff and i've been in the motor trade for twe!!!!!!! er a long time.
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