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Power steering pump bracket is crooked, help me Mr. Wizard...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Desert Rat, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Ok, I go to put my new PSC power steering pump in and use the old "pivot adjustor" bracket. I had removed my A/C pump and accompanying garbage since I figured I wouldn't be using it anyway. I get it bolted in and low and behold the pulley on the pump doesn't really line up with the main pulley. It is slightly farther out and at a slight angle. I've fiddled with it a bazillion times then finally wacked on it six ways to Sunday to get it configured right. I can get it close, but not quite there. Anybody know where I can pick up a new or used one besides Pick n' Pull? I tried LMC, don't sell one. I tried Classic Industries, discontinued. I tried the dealership, discontinued. Got a e-mail into PSC but nothing back yet. Anybody else run into this and need one too? Or, is there an easier solution than replacing the bracket?
     
  2. stretch67

    stretch67 1/2 ton status

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    i may have one is it smallblock or bigblock? some of the brackets use spacers between the block and bracket do you have those in place?
     
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    70~K5 1/2 ton status

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    DR, you working days or nights now? I got 1 or 2 extras in the garage for a SBC and all my Chevies are BBC now. So come pick one out. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  4. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Yeah, I fiddled with spacers ala different amounts of washers. I think the bracket is bent so much I don't think I can get it in line even with angling it with spacing.
     
  5. Desert Rat

    Desert Rat Fetch the comfy chair

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    Working days now. I'll respond in e-mail.
     
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    i think the AC bracket shares a bolt with the PS bracket in some cases. it may be causing your problem.
     

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