1. Registration trouble? Please use the "Contact Us" link at the bottom right corner of the page and your issue will be resolved.
    Dismiss Notice

My Next Problem- Power Steering Vs Power Brakes.

Discussion in 'Early CJ5 and CJ6 Tech' started by Buildflycrash, Dec 28, 2021.

  1. Jan 15, 2022
    duffer

    duffer Rodent Power

    Bozeman, MT
    Joined:
    Sep 17, 2009
    Messages:
    3,636
    While I agree on ditching the Ford box, it would no doubt be a lot easier to build a custom mounting bracket and use a GM type II pump with a remote reservoir. I think you could move that much smaller pump close enough to center to clear the sector box. On my 3B, I ran that belt also around the water pump pulley for some additional "bite" on it. This is what that ended up as:
    [​IMG]
     
    Lockman likes this.
  2. Jan 15, 2022
    Lockman

    Lockman OK.....Now I Get It . 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    White City, NY 14617
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2018
    Messages:
    2,317
    .........I agree with " it would no doubt be a lot easier to build a custom mounting bracket " . There is a Gm mid mount out there somewhere.
     
  3. Jan 17, 2022
    vtxtasy

    vtxtasy oldbee

    Tucson, AZ
    Joined:
    Feb 5, 2006
    Messages:
    27
    Did you look at the old style aluminium power steering bracket shown at jeepsterguru? It is hard to tell in the pictures but it looks to be raised slightly higher. It looks like there is a sweet spot or rethink your brake booster Bronco style.
     
  4. Jan 18, 2022
    Lockman

    Lockman OK.....Now I Get It . 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    White City, NY 14617
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2018
    Messages:
    2,317
    So Crash......Did she Fire ? Is it runn'n yet ? (y)
     
  5. Jan 18, 2022
    Buildflycrash

    Buildflycrash More or Less in Line. 2022 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    Gulf Breeze FL...
    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2007
    Messages:
    2,919
    Had trouble with no spark. After mulling it over I Figured it was the hot wire to the coil. Then Hunting a couple evenings and busy with some other stuff. Tonight I was out in garage a couple minutes and “hot wired” the coil. It backfired so I call it success for now. Hopefully have more time in the next couple days to make it run.
     
  6. Jan 19, 2022
    Lockman

    Lockman OK.....Now I Get It . 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    White City, NY 14617
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2018
    Messages:
    2,317
    Just to help ....... triple check the distributor . #1 on TDC & such . :)
     
  7. Feb 24, 2022
    Buildflycrash

    Buildflycrash More or Less in Line. 2022 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    Gulf Breeze FL...
    Joined:
    Jun 5, 2007
    Messages:
    2,919
    Update to this thread from late December.

    [​IMG]

    I’ve been putting off the startup and break-in run on this 231 to get the PS pump on. (Radiator makes all it harder)

    I had 3 or 4 different pumps and two different mounts (three mounts if you count the one I modified).

    I tried them all before I bought this 2001 Silverado pump. (one I bought from eBay Fireball found was trashed). It all fits and nothing rubs so hopefully I’m really close.

    Only remaining issue is the pressure hose has a different fitting from the old pump to this new(er) version.

    I have about 1/2” here.

    [​IMG]

    And about 1/4” here.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Feb 24, 2022
    Lockman

    Lockman OK.....Now I Get It . 2022 Sponsor 2021 Sponsor 2020 Sponsor

    White City, NY 14617
    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2018
    Messages:
    2,317
    Way to stay with it, Scott.
     
    Buildflycrash likes this.
New Posts