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 Setting up steering rack 
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How should I setup the steering rack on the mx3?

The bolts can be tightened with the nut on the steering rod. When is it positioned in the correct way?

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Rims should have less distance between them in the front than the rear distance between the rim edges (toe in). Some people install a bar horizontally across the rims then measure front and back distance side to side. Here's a real basic way to do this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aw9ZIO0JFM
I've heard of this method too. Your choice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjZUu_d08t8 or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mc8Iht1twuo Maybe someone can chime in but I think 1/16 inch is a good starting point for toe in.

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January 04 2015, 12:36 PM
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Cool tips.

So, is there any benefit in having toe in or toe out?

How about our rear wheels, is it possible those are out of balance ?
Perhaps last one, should the car be completely on the floor to check the toe in / toe out?

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Personally, I let professionals do this job ! they have benches to measure et get good values !

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