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PSC power steering pump kit...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sled_dog, Aug 16, 2006.

  1. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    http://www.pscmotorsports.com/product_info.php?cPath=138_174_182&products_id=542

    Anyone running that kit? Looks like a nice setup. As I do plan to upgrade to fully hydro steering eventually I'd like to get a quality pump now. Its either a rebuilt junker and modify it or this setup. Which is probably just a rebuilt and modded pump. Reservoir with a filter seems like a nice thing to have though.

    Other option is of course a rebuilt pump, which with a reservoir is only like $60.
     
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    I will be able to give some real world feedback on it soon. I was having steering issues at Carlisle and will be adding a PSC pump, resevoir, and a cooler to mine soon. I was actually overheating the system.
     
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    boiling power steering fluid eh?

    let me know what you think of it please. Especially how it mounts. wondering if it will bolt to a factory serpentine mount, looks like it should(since the bolt holes for one are in the face of the pump).
     
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    It should just bolt in. I actually think my pump is going bad and I have a brand new stocker but I would just wind up killing it too so it's a good time to upgrade.
     
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    I put a whole PSC kit on my 98 Z-71 whne I still had it. The PSC kit was awesome.
     
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    Any of those pumps for guys with hydroboost? If not does anyone know who might make a high performance pump for a HB application?

    Rene
     
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    Id call up PSC and ask. Not sure if they are applicable with hydroboost
     
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    hey had a HB kit last time I looked
     
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    Looking at the pic if I understand it correctly the return is in the bottom and the suction is out the side?
    So the filter is buried inside of the reservoir? :rolleyes:
    Howe puts it where it's easy to get to. AIR they use a Honda Goldwing engine oil filter on those.
     
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    yeah the filter is inside the res. the outlet is on the side but it looks like its at the bottom of the reservoir interior. I'll have to look around, the filter thing raised a slight eyebrow for me too.
     
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    Chk the Howe link, their's is external. Tom Lee may also offer such a thing, but last look at his page it was very simple.
     
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    i run the psc steering pump and psc steering gear, they work fantastic. the steering is effortless. the pump is just an oem pump rebuilt to pump massive fluid at low rpms. i ordered it with the psc can attached to it but in the end i just used the resevoir can off my old steering pump. running the remote reservoir seemed like too much effort. i do run a steering fluid cooler. all in all the system works great, i don't think the remote res. is worthwhile, imo.
     
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    The advantage of a remote res is more fluid for less thermal issues, and for those who do h2o crossings or mud that the cap can be the highest point on the engine or in the engine bay.
     
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    anyone have a clue what the heck the Howe reservoir costs?
     
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