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The Rack™ Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System

Great for inflatables, bass boats, jet boats and small cruisers with a small space behind the dash. Uses a machine cut pinion gear, which engages a pre-assembled rack and cable with armor-stranded core. Replaces most rack systems. Includes rack helm, 90° bezel, bezel kit, steering cable with stainless steel output end. Steering wheel and link-arm kits sold separately.

  • Boat Type: Virtually all power assisted stern drive boats
  • Steering Type: Rack and Pinion
  • Turns Lock-to-Lock: Four
  • Dimensions: 6 1/2"D from dash front, 28 1/2"W
  • Steering Wheel: Up to 16". Not included
  • Steering Wheel Shaft: 3/4" tapered shaft
  • Cable Type: SSC134 cable included, 8" min bend
  • Warranty: Two years
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
The Rack Steering System, 9' Cable Length 130015 SS14109
Delivery within 2 - 3 weeks.

$159.99

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The Rack Steering System, 10' Cable Length 486308 SS14110
In stock online.

$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 11' Cable Length 130023 SS14111
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$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 12' Cable Length 486324 SS14112
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$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 13' Cable Length 130031 SS14113
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$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 14' Cable Length 486340 SS14114
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$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 15' Cable Length 130049 SS14115
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$169.99

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The Rack Steering System, 16' Cable Length 486365 SS14116
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$179.99

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The Rack Steering System, 17' Cable Length 211211 SS14117
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$179.99

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The Rack Steering System, 18' Cable Length 211229 SS14118
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$179.99

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The Rack Steering System, 19' Cable Length 211237 SS14119
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$179.99

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The Rack Steering System, 20' Cable Length 211245 SS14120
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$179.99

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Product Description

Great for inflatables, bass boats, jet boats and small cruisers with a small space behind the dash. Uses a machine cut pinion gear, which engages a pre-assembled rack and cable with armor-stranded core. Replaces most rack systems. Includes rack helm, 90° bezel, bezel kit, steering cable with stainless steel output end. Steering wheel and link-arm kits sold separately.

  • Boat Type: Virtually all power assisted stern drive boats
  • Steering Type: Rack and Pinion
  • Turns Lock-to-Lock: Four
  • Dimensions: 6 1/2"D from dash front, 28 1/2"W
  • Steering Wheel: Up to 16". Not included
  • Steering Wheel Shaft: 3/4" tapered shaft
  • Cable Type: SSC134 cable included, 8" min bend
  • Warranty: Two years

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Seastar SolutionsThe Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System
 
4.7

(based on 9 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good performance (4)
  • Improves performance (4)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Personal crafts (3)
  • Recreation (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Advanced (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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3.0

I have purchased and installed this product in the past.

By 7 Flags

from Plymouth mass.

About Me Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Improves Performance
  • Strong

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Recreation

    Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

    Can not p.m. This product

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Fit perfect

    By Barry

    from Anderson SC

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Improves Performance

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Recreation

      Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

      Good quality product. Quick shipping

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      West marine purchase

      By manny

      from orlando, Fl.

      About Me Competitive Athlete

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Improves Performance
      • Very happy with Purchase

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Recreation

        Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

        Always west marine is my first choice.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Easy to install

        By SG on the water

        from Baltimore Md

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Improves Performance
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • On The Run

          Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

          Steering the boat is like new smooth and tight.
          Secure feeling, no play in wheel.

          Service and delivery comments:

          Store most helpful, wrong size due to my request. had receipt replaced since I didn't have a chance to install or return for 10 months. they replaced with correct size.
          My only Marine store I need to go to they care that you are satisfied with product and service.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Best available for our boat

          By Sleepy

          from Sheboygan, WI

          About Me Advanced

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Reliable

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Personal Crafts

            Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

            A little early for a performance review.
            Just got it installed.

            Installation was without problems.

            Teleflex has a good reputation in the Marine industry.

             
            5.0

            i would buy this product again

            By jsa

            from lorain,ohio

            About Me Advanced

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Performance
            • Quiet
            • Reliable
            • Weather Resistant

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

                easy install works perfect

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Super Stiff to Super Easy Steering

                By John

                from Farmingdale, NY

                About Me Advanced

                Pros

                • Good Performance
                • Perfect replacement
                • Real easy installation

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

                    Installation took about 2 hours including removal of the old system. Everything was included except the wheel. I could barely turn the wheel before I started, Now it's like power steering. I can steer with one finger!!! This system is Great. I just bought another boat and I definitely will be buying Teleflex again.

                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Great value for the money

                    By Malcolm,Kingfisher.

                    from Lake Stevens,Washington.

                    About Me Advanced

                    Pros

                    • Good Performance

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Large Boats
                      • Personal Crafts
                      • Small Boats

                      Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

                      I have fought the stiff steering for two years,thought that instaling this system was beyond me,I have an older 20ft Trophy fishing boat and the cable has to pass through an inner and outer fibreglass skin,make sure you attach a cord,before you pull the old one out, so you can attach the new one and pull it back through that is the key,all the parts married up perfectly and 4 hours later I was done,very pleased,thank,s.

                      (8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Rack and Pinion steering

                      By Veeru

                      from Hong Kong

                      About Me Advanced

                      Pros

                      • Good Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Personal Crafts
                        • Small Boats

                        Comments about The Rack Stern Drive Rack and Pinion Steering System:

                        We had a boat with a previously fitted TELEFLEX rack pinion tilt steering mechanism. The cable was damaged due to incorrect installation and the previous seller supplied an incorrect spare rack that did not fit right on the offset of the 4 mounting bolts. It was hard to read model numbers on the rack as there were no Identification marks.
                        So we ordered the complete system from West Marine and it was a clean swap which took less than 20 minutes for a full installation on a Glastron DS 205. The system is compatible with the older installations and we managed to use the existing tilt mechanism with the new rack. V smooth effortless steering with quick response of 4 turns lock to lock. Great for a high performance speed boat with a 4 lit engine. We tested it in some pretty rough weather and the boat handling was way better than we thought.

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