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Offline Martin Price

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Rx8 Stand alone power Steering controller.
« on: January 07, 2014, 10:13:00 AM »
Just wondered if anyone knows of anywhere that does a stand alone power steering controller for a RX8?
Cheers Martin.

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Rx8 Stand alone power Steering controller.
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2014, 10:16:42 AM »
Never heard of one in my endless trawl through aftermarket parts
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« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2014, 10:44:03 AM »
Cant help with that one, however I believe you will find some with FD\'s have used an electric Citroen rack so this may suffice also it would dump the heavy FE rack

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« Last Edit: January 07, 2014, 10:51:44 AM by clive »
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« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2014, 07:38:18 PM »
Ok thanks anyway, may have found something. I\'ll report back if its turns out to be what I\'m looking for.
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« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2014, 08:40:13 PM »
This looks like what I\'m looking for
http://www.canbusauto.co.uk/7.html

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« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2014, 08:46:11 PM »
Smart bit of equipment .
92 FD rx7 Twins 13.5psi.  EX Track car
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« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2014, 09:11:36 PM »
Interesting read "about us" He\'s an 8 owner reverse engineering can bus systems!
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« Reply #7 on: January 08, 2014, 09:16:27 AM »
Good find Martin,

Electronics aren\'t my strong point, but reading between the lines it looks like he has just "powered up" the rack through a voltage regulator to give the feel he wants.

If this the case, maybe this is something you can now do in-house anyway.
All the best Clive