If the slack isn't too bad you can adjust the rack by removing the
cover and changing the shim under it.
On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Trevor Boicey wrote:
> A pre-license inspection of my infamous B found a few problems
> I hadn't detected.
> One of which is a bit of play in the steering rack. All exterior
> connections and tie rods are fine, but it appears there is a bit
> of slack in the "guts" of the rack.
> Are there any adjustments or readily rebuildable jobs to fix
> this up? A new steering assembly seems rather steep and includes a
> lot of parts I don't really need.
> Trevor Boicey, Ottawa, Canada.
> firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.brit.ca/~tboicey/
> [ Seeking some miscellaneous MG parts, see the list on the web page... ]