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Teleflex NFB Rack Outboard Mechanical Steering

Technical Reference Manual


(4 turns lock-to-lock)

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. NFB is not for use with power assisted steering or autopilots.

The easy-to-sell, easy-to-install upgrade to the most popular Rack
and Pinion steering system in boating.
Teleflex has applied its
patented No FeedBack technology to the incredible precision of a rack
and pinion system, and engineered-in serious advances in steering
comfort and control.


NFB Rack single-cable systems are suitable for most single-station boats
with a single nonpower-assisted outboard engine up to V-6 and minimal
engine flutter or steering instability. NFB Rack accepts wheels up to 16"

New Back Mount design means easy installation; helm & cable are installed
as a unit from behind dash and replace standard Teleflex rack steering with
out dash modifications.


  • Patented No FeedBack Steering mechanism.

  • Precise feel of 4 turns from lock-to-lock.

  • Minimal clutch free play.

  • 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.

  • Kits include: cable, helm, 90° bezel and hardware.

  • Meets A.B.Y.C. standards.

  • Meets N.M.M.A. certification requirements.
  • Complete Systems:

  • NFB Rack Steering Kit(Single Cable).........SS151XX
  • (Kits available with steering cable lengths from 10-20 feet. If either a longer or shorter cable is required, please order your system by components, which are listed below.)


  • NFB Rack Helm (single/dual).....SH5230P
  • Rack Single Cable.......SSC134XX
  • (XX = cable length in feet. A 14' SSC134 would be SSC13414.)

  • Rack NFB Bezel (90°)...............SB39544P

  • Options:

  • NFB Rack Tilt Dash Module.......SH1535230
  • Includes tilt helm and mechanism. Easy way to upgrade to Tilt or replace older Tilt systems. Requires SSC134 or SSC154 cable.

  • NFB Rack Tilt Helm (single/dual)..... SH91630P*
  • * Requires SH91800 tilt mechanism to complete Tilt Steering system installation.

  • Performance Tilt Mechanism.......SH91800P
  • Dash Wedge Kit (10°).....SB27448P
  • Dash Wedge Kit (20°).....SB27449P
  • TFXTREME Rack Single Cable....SSC154XX
  • Use this cable for minimal backlash & superior steering response. (XX = cable length in feet. A 14' SSC154 would be SSC15414.)

  • Cable Gard (fits most tilt tubes)....SA39329P

    Service Items:

  • Steering Wheel Hardware Kit........2745417P
  • For Dual Cable Rack & Pinion, see "NFB Pro Rack" (for nonpower- assisted steering) and "The Rack" (for power steering).

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