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#1 Posted : Saturday, 27 December 2003 7:07:44 PM(UTC)
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A discussion on Christmas Day over a beer....my brother-in-law wants to convert his XE Falcon (non-power steering) to power steering. When he finds a power steering set up from a wreckers, classified, etc, what does he need to change with regard to the steering set up? Will he have to change the steering box as well?
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#2 Posted : Saturday, 27 December 2003 8:19:55 PM(UTC)
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Yes he will certainly need a power steering box. As well as pump and pressure and return lines. I am told the hardest bits to source are the pulleys for the motor. These will be different depending on whether is a 6 or a V8. You will also need th pump mou
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#3 Posted : Saturday, 27 December 2003 8:20:32 PM(UTC)
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You'll need the ps box, lines, cooler, pump, brackets and crank pulley. the end of the steering column also has to be shortened about an inch as the ps box is bigger than the manual box. just give the end of the column (where the rubber coupling bolts u
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#4 Posted : Saturday, 27 December 2003 9:03:58 PM(UTC)
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Thanks guys for the prompt replies.
Nathan, when hitting the steering column what is actually being made shorter? Also a p/s cooler, what is this?
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#5 Posted : Saturday, 27 December 2003 9:04:59 PM(UTC)
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Thanks guys for the prompt replies.
Nathan, when hitting the steering column what is actually being made shorter? Also a p/s cooler, what is this?
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#6 Posted : Monday, 29 December 2003 4:38:42 AM(UTC)
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Its just the end of the steering shaft that's being made shorter, probably be easiest to see when you start the job. the cooler is just a loop of 3/8 bundy tube about 500mm wide that gets bolted in front of the radiator. hope this helps
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Thanks Nathan for the reply.
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