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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 01, 08:46 AM Thread Starter
 
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Iam changing my 69 Z28 from manual steering to power steering, I have all the correct parts, my question is in manual gear boxes there are 3 bolts and poweer steering there are 4 if iam correct. Is there some kind of templete or just line it up the best you can.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 01, 08:49 AM
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It will bolt right in as you will only use three of the four bolt holes.. The extra tab just hangs off of the frame in the front.. That is if my memory serves me correctly.
Trust me that it will bolt in directly..
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THX Iam going to change it over this weekend
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 01, 05:13 PM
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Having done the conversion already, let me just say this. Make sure and have some Tylenol handy.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old Jul 3rd, 01, 05:24 PM
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Dgonzale, after you pull off the manual box, please don't throw it away. I know there's some guy's out there looking for them to use in race cars. I get asked all the time if I have a extra one. You could place it in the ads here if you want.
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Let me know how everything works out with the change over, because I'm wanting to do the same thing to my '69 Z28. Where did you get all the parts needed for this project? Do you know if this can be done if the car has headers? Good Luck, Donnie...
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Just finished exactly the same conversion last weekend ('69Z, manual to power) using all correct stock parts. Only problems I had were the P/S pulley is about 1/4" rearward of lining up perfectly with the rear groove on the crank pulley, and the return hose that came in the kit was 6" too short - had to have the parts store cut me one 6" longer. Got all the parts from Heartbeat City in the Detroit area.

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