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Lzy0k0

Steering Upgrade

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Lzy0k0

I have a 96 Sunsetter VLX. It steers really hard especially with the wedge at wakeboarding speed only when turning. But at slow speeds you can steer with you fingers. So I am pretty sure the cable is fine. Can I upgrade to Rack and pinion steering? Has anyone done this and will this make a significant difference?

Thanks,

Adam

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NorCaliBu
Can I upgrade to Rack and pinion steering?

It has a rotary steering unit? Dontknow.gif

Before replacing the entire steering system (which would be a little pricey Yes.gif ) try lubing the rudder port. If the rudder port is devoid of grease it will allow a small amount of play in the rudder which when under load will cause the rudder to tip slightly causing it to bind and become difficult to steer.

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EZSnow

Yeah, my 96 SSLX has a rotary- wish I'd know there was an upgrade available when I changed out the cable last summer. I could have gotten the whole R&P assembly with a cable for a little more than I paid for just the cable... hindsight is always 20/20, isn't it?

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