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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 10, 10:36 PM Thread Starter
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Power steering

I keep reading about switching from manual to power steering. Lets say I was going with an LS1 swap, has anyone done one of these and swapped out to power steering?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 23rd, 10, 07:00 AM
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Re: power steering

i just did the exact swap. I used a 3rd gen cardone box, the ls1 pump (f car) and a 4th gen high pressure hose... (had to straighten out the box/rack side of it with a tubing bender, but both fittings are correct) left the pum side as factory. Get a mid-90s s-10 return line nipple for the box (autozone/rock auto) and some 3/8 power steering line for the return. you will need to do the rag joint and pitman arm at the same time. (Rag joint for 77-82 C/K truck - pitman arm MOOG K6582)



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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 25th, 10, 01:59 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Power steering

wow that was perfect thanks!
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