P/S line pressure question - Team Camaro Tech
Brakes, Suspension & Steering Conversion questions, Steering & Handling

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Feb 9th, 06, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
Tech Team
 
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: el paso, tx
Posts: 52
P/S line pressure question

What kind of pressures will the high and return hoses see on a stock P/S pump? The application is for a 69 Camaro, thanks.

Frank
fmercado69 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Feb 9th, 06, 04:49 PM
Senior Tech
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Saginaw, Michigan
Posts: 1,122
Re: P/S line pressure question

All of the GM/Saginaw Steering Gear production power steering pumps, gears, and pressure hoses before 1970 were validated to 1350 psi. All Saginaw parts 1970 and later were validated to 1500 psi. I can't speak for aftermarket parts.

The return line hose and clamps were tested at 50 psi (as I remember). But it could have been 25 psi. You really can't generate any pressure in a return line unless you start your car at -20 F.

JIML82
JIML82 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Team Camaro Tech forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address.
NOTE we receive a lot of registrations with bad email addresses. IF you do not receive your confirmation email you will not be able to post. contact support and we will try and help.
Be sure you enter a valid email address and check your spam folder as well.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome