Technical Reference Manual
HPS RACK SINGLE CABLE SYSTEM
NOTE: When properly installed, this steering system
will connect to engines with ABYC standard tilt tubes, using
engine manufacturer's link arm. For other engines, see Steering
Connection Kits section for options.
Best System for Power-Assisted Steering
(4 turns lock-to-lock)
HPS Rack by Teleflex is the best 4-turn way to steer a
power-assisted stern drive or outboard!
Ideal for small inboards too, HPS reduces backlash
(free-play at the wheel) associated with power steered
boats by up to 50%!
A great choice for ski boats, too!
HPS Rack is ideal for all power-assisted stern drives that can
accept a mechanical steering cable and have adequate room for a
rack & pinion steering cable behind the dash.
It replaces most standard Teleflex and Morse Rack & Pinion
steering without dash modifications.
HPS Rack is available in single cable configuration and is for
single station use only. It accepts wheels up to 16" diameter.
Designed for boats with power-assisted
Unique TFXTREME core steering cable
technology delivers incredible response
and minimal lost motion!
Precise, 4-turn response of Rack & Pinion
Designed to handle steering load in the
event of power steering failure.
Standard 3/4" round tapered steering shaft.
Stainless steel cable output ends.
Fast, easy installation: back mount design allows quick
placement in dash PLUS mounting hardware fits industry-standard
Teleflex and Morse rack holes.
Meets A.B.Y.C. standards.
Meets N.M.M.A. certification requirements.
Up to 50% Less Free-Play at wheel vs. Conventional Steering
This steering system is sold by components.
Select helm, bezel and cable or Tilt helm, Tilt
Mechanism and cable from items listed below.
BM Rack Tilt Helm (single/dual) ...... SH91610P*
*Requires SH91500 tilt mechanism to complete Tilt
Steering system installation.
Performance Tilt Mechanism.............SH91500P
Dash Wedge Kit (10°)........................SB27448P
Dash Wedge Kit (20°)........................SB27449P
Back Mount Rack Friction Device.......3953114P
Cable Gard (fits most tilt tubes) .........SA39329P
Steering Wheel Hardware Kit ......2745417P
NOTE: Please also note that while TFXTREME and other Teleflex Rack & Pinion cables are similar in appearance, they have completely different tolerances and performance characteristics. If you need assistance with these products, please call Teleflex Mechanical Tech Support at 610-495-7011.