Hyrdo Assist - How come 1/4 and not 3/8?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by captaininsano, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. captaininsano

    captaininsano 1/2 ton status

    May 4, 2004
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    Bay Area, CA
    I've been doing a lot of research getting ready to tap my steering box for hydro assist. I am going with a 2in bore ram either 6" or 8" (going to measure tonight, but probably 6"). The rams ports are 3/8" NPT. I am wondering if there is a reason everyone seems to use 1/4" on the steering box and not 3/8". Wouldn't you get better performance by keeping with the ram's port size? Quicker response, or can the steering pump not keep up?

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