Archive for the ‘A, B & F Car Steering’ Category.

Saginaw PS Pump Pressure and Flows

Tests to determine correct pressure and flow rates from your Saginaw pump and how to change them if required.


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Jeep Grand Cherokee (1992 1/2 – 1998) Fast Ratio Power Gears (Rev 01JA2013)


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1983-96 Saginaw 800 Fast Ratio (12.7:1) Power Gears (Rev 02JA2013)


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Camaro (1967-93) Power Steering Gears (Rev 02JA2013)


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Chevrolet B-Car (165-74) Power Steering Gears (Created 01JA2013)


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Chevelle (1965-74) Power Steering Gears (Rev01JA2013)


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Horn Cap Removal – Corvette Type (Created 19JN2012)


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Are Steering Fluid Filters Necessary?


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Replacing OEM Strg Columns with Aftermarket Parts

Jim Shea’s thoughts on replacing an OEM collapsible, energy absorbing steering column with an aftermarket part.


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Power Steering Fluid

The development of GM power steering fluid & why not one common automatic trans and power strg fluid? GMs recent push to Dex 6 as a common fluid.


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Steering Wheel Centering Gen I F-car & X-car (Rev 28JL2009)


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Steering Wheel Centering A-car and Gen II & III F-car (Rev 28JL2009) pdf format


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Steering Wheel Centering A-car and Gen II & III F-car (Rev 28JL2009) word.doc format


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Steering Column Transmission Shift Interlock Systems (Rev20JL2014)


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Key Buzzer Diagnosis


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Key Bit Removal From Lock Cylinder


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Replacing the OEM Steering Column with an Aftermarket Steering Column (Rev 23OC2010) pdf format – Jim Shea’s thoughts on replacing the collapsible, energy absorbing, OEM steering column with an aftermarket column


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Second Generation (1970 through 1978) F-Car Steering Column into 1969 through 1976 A-Car (Created 22MY2010) pdf format


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Second Generation (1970 through 1978) F-Car Steering Column into 1969 F-Car (Rev 22MY2010) pdf format


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IGNITION SWITCH – PRE 1969

Two papers here:

Remove lock cylinder and ignition switch from instrument panel. Lost key approaches. Also vehicle wiring colors that attach to the switch (Rev 21MY2009)

Remove lock cylinder and ignition switch from instrument panel. Lost key approaches. Also vehicle wiring colors that attach to the switch (Rev 21MY2009) pdf format


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Power Steering Gear Blowup Pic


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Power Steering Gear Valve Asm Scan.


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #6 – Low cost assembly tool drawing.


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #5 – Recommended assembly torque specifications and assembly tool drawing.


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #4 – Check valve replace, adjust thrust bearing preload and over-center sector adjustment.


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #3 – disassemble and assemble the rack piston, remove and install pitman seals and bearing


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #2 – Remove, disassemble and install the adjuster plug, bearing, worm, & valve assy


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Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #1 – Replace pitman shaft seals, side cover, end plug, and rack piston repairs.


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Replace Pitman Shaft Seals with the gear still in the car (includes Power Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair Pic #1)


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Manual 525 Recirculating Ball Steering Gear Disassembly & Repair

#1

Replace input shaft seal; replace pitman shaft and side cover seals

#2

Remove and install input shaft and ball nut; replace adjuster bearing; assemble ball nut

#3

Adjust bearing preload; adjust “over center” preload; adjustment and torque specifications


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Manual Gear in-Car Adjust Procedure (Rev 14NO2008)


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Power Steering Pump Operation – How a typical power steering pump operates


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Power Steering System Deaireation – Jim Shea’s comments on “Getting the Air Out” (Revised 29AU2012)


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Power Steering System Deaireation – The GM technical bulletin on eliminating trapped air after steering system repair or component replacement


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Intermediate Steering Shaft Pot Coupling Seal Replace


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Flex Coupling Vs A Single Universal Joint


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Flex Coupling Rebuild Kits (My Opinion) Rev 05JL2007


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Flex Coupling – All You Ever Wanter to Know About 1st Gen Camaro & Other Similar Steering Systems (Rev 24JA07)


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Chevelle and Misc Power Steering Pump List


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Nova, MC, Chevy II Power Steering Gears (68-88) Revised 19SE2008 List


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A&F-Car Fast Ratio Steering Gear Upgrade – 9 pages (Rev 15AP2012)


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Horn Operation Diagnosis (Rev 27OC2010)

This is for both A&F cars and Corvettes

67-82 Corvettes

67-76 A&F Cars


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