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Offline dgc76

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power steering
« on: April 21, 2012, 07:20:53 pm »
A friend bought a wrecked 69 coupe for parts.   It has a complete power steering setup and was a 302 winsor.  I thought I would rebuild it for my B2 (wife and daughter really can't drive a non-power car). Can I make it fit with only needing the boss pump bracket and the crank pulley?
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Re: power steering
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2012, 10:28:44 pm »
A friend bought a wrecked 69 coupe for parts.   It has a complete power steering setup and was a 302 winsor.  I thought I would rebuild it for my B2 (wife and daughter really can't drive a non-power car). Can I make it fit with only needing the boss pump bracket and the crank pulley?

You need the bracket for the PS ram and the thread inserts for the frame to anchor it.  If missing you need the spacer plate for the front of the driver cyl head to anchor the pump.  The pulley set up (3 groove)  on the 69 BOSS if still original should accommodate the PS pump


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Re: power steering
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2012, 08:09:11 am »
Thanks.  I don't have a reference car to look at, but from pictures, it appears that the water pump pulley must also be different (deeper).  On the non P/S car, the alternator belt runs the water pump and on the P/S cars, the P/S belt runs the water pump.  The donor car had the engine gone, so no double grove crank pulley and no water pump pulley.  I will have to find them, will regular 302 pulleys work or are they different for the B2?
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Re: power steering
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2012, 07:05:22 pm »
       The pulleys are different for the  B2.   The Deep W. P. pulley is used on other engines, to the best of my knowledge,  with a later part # D1-8509-B1  or  B1A  and not hard to find.  The correct C90E-8509-G  stamped, is  h.to.f.
      The  P/S  crank pulley  is a  3 Sheeve,  and is  DOZE- 6312-B  it comes in two versions,  stamped steel  [ common ]  and cast iron w/ no pt. #
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Re: power steering
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2012, 10:16:14 pm »
you will need the "regular" 69 mustang inner tie rods. 69-70 b2 tie rods have a larger threaded pin.
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Re: power steering
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2012, 12:22:23 am »
The 69 BOSS already has the two pulleys you need,  whether it was originally power steering or not.  This is actually a manual steering car,  that I started to convert for PS,  but since abandoned that idea.



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Re: power steering
« Reply #6 on: May 02, 2012, 06:15:01 pm »
Thanks guys.  I would be putting it on a 70 boss,  so I need the two brackets, the water pump and crank pulleys and the inner tie rod ends.  As with everything I do to this car, sounds like a lot of $ and a lot of searching.
2013 Grabber Blue 302  0927
1970 Grabber Blue 302
1970 Grabber Blue 429 KK2206
2009 P White with Vista Blue Stripes Shelby GT-500
1988 Ford Riding Mower (Ford Tractor Blue of course)