power steering, yes? no?

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  1. 289

    289 Member

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    im putting back my maverick together, i am thinking about not putting the power steering back together and leaving it. should i or should i not? thanks.
     
  2. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    Do what you want, I like my power steering, I have no issues with it.
     
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    exactly the same as me..only reason i want it gone is beacuse it takes too much room in my engine bay.
     
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    I wish I had power steering.
     
  5. Red1972Grabber

    Red1972Grabber Hangtown Hot Rods-NorCal

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    I like my power steering and wouldn't get rid of it unless I had to.
     
  6. Del Austin

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    The factory power assisted steering is nice, but I cant wait until I replace the stock setup with a better power steering box.
     
  7. 71gold

    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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    is it...power steering...or...power assisted steering?
    I ditched my...power assisted steering...got tired of chasing leaks...:yup:
     
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    71gold Frank Cooper Supporting Member

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  9. Bryant

    Bryant forgot more than learned

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    if you want power steering i would highly suggest doing the borgenson power steering box swap. it really gives a modern car steering feel. the factory power assist system is lousy. its going to leak. if you dont want to do the borgenson conversion then i would say no power steering.
     
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    I agree w/ Bryant.... that's the direction I am heading.
     
  11. Dave B

    Dave B I like Mavericks!

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    scooper77515 No current projects.

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    After all the leaks I had in my original power steering, I could never get them to stop, so I yanked it all.

    Now I have rack and pinion power, and only 3 connections throughout the entire system.

    If I ever get it all back together, I will let you know if I like it better.

    I am cool as long as I don't have to put a mat under the car to catch leaking fluid.
     
  13. junrai

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    my car didnt have power steering on it when I got but my sons did and now that we put headers on the power assist unit had to come off to let the car turn to the left.

    also teh cars are light enough to turn fairly easily without power steering.you just have to put a little effort in
     
  14. Fish OutOfWater

    Fish OutOfWater Brian

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    Come on Dave. You must have known Frank would find that and turn it against you by quoting your statement in bold italicized oversize writing!!!

    :burnout:
     

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