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Hydro assist hose routing???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by southernspeed, Feb 11, 2006.

  1. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    In this pic of a drilled/tapped steering box which hose goes to which end of the ram? I know I could just experiment but power steering fluid is sooo messy!!!!:D

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    IIRC the bottom hose goes to the cylinder end. And the rest is self explanitory.
     
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    errr...cylinder end? My ram, as all do, has a fitting at each end of the ram.
     
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    the end closest to the end that moves.
     
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    The upper hose on the steerring box goes to the port on the right side of this picture-
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    So basically, blazd88 is correct.

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    Wouldn't it depend on which way the ram is mounted?
     
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    hook the hoses up and turn the wheel before you mount the cylinder!
     
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    'zactly
     
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    Except my box is dry 'cause i stripped it to clean it. And I wanted to get it all mounted up while I had it up in the air with all the front sheet metal off.
    Thanks KJ, that's what I needed. For some reason my English brain couldn't make out what Blazd88 was trying to explain :blush: .
    Thanks guys.:D
     
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    You're right about that but fortunately I know from a previous post which way round KidJethro has his ram mounted!:D
     

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