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Old 12-17-2008, 06:52 PM   #1
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Power Steering pulley eliminator ?? can it be done?

Hey Tom,

In light of my recent power steering problems, the profuse leaking coming form the lines; how can I eliminate the powers steering overall? Is there anything that can be done in order to get rid of the PS system and its pulley safe?
Please let me know, Thnx.
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Old 12-17-2008, 07:16 PM   #2
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If you take the PS off that car I will come down there and kick your butt my self ! It cant cost that much to just fix it , worst case it needs a new or rebuilt rack

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Old 12-17-2008, 07:27 PM   #3
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Let alone, you better have some real strong arms if you dump the PS pump.
Turning will be a mega beeotch without the PS unless you can somehow find a manual rack to swap in, which isn't likely at all.
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Old 12-17-2008, 07:59 PM   #4
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Rich keep the ps were not as light as hondas and even in them its super hard at low speeds
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Old 12-17-2008, 08:43 PM   #5
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ok, ok...i wont take it off lol. Goosshh!!

So, I guess i should focus in finding a rack, huh? fiinee.....Will have to get to that then....
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to answer the question though, it can be done, u just have to reroute the serpentine.
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Anyone have any good leads on any rack n pinion for sale at a bargain price?
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Old 12-17-2008, 09:33 PM   #8
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Good luck finding one, and ouch you got scolded by Tom.....shame shame!
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ya i got a lead, they have great customer service and a cheap price but it has taken me nearly 2 months to get a good rack out of em.

search for ebay user garo steering and suspension parts

they are located in florida somewhere.

first time i got a rack the lines were damaged in shipment, so they sent me brand new lines. Then i got the old one out of my car, put that one in, and come to find out the bolt hole that holds the plate that holds the pressure line into the rack was completely stripped out in the rack. On top of that the boots were misaligned for the breather tube. So I put my old rack back in, sent that POS back, and my new rack theyre sending now has a UPS tracking number that says ill get it next week.

they havent charged me anything on top of the original cost yet so they are really good at standing behind their parts. But OMG they sure do take their sweet ass time. Purchased Nov 2nd still dont have a working rack in my possession.
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Look into how the Honda guys are using the PS rack without the pump. Its on their honda tech forum or somewhere...can't remember exactly.
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