View Full Version : Real time Power steering help

Boulder Cruiser
04-23-2009, 11:04 AM
Im in the process of doing my ps install. I mounted my pump to see if everything would line up and i realized that i cant mount the belts because everything is on my first row of pulleys. I searched mud and couldnt find any info. Its a 79 2F so it already has the holes for the ps pump. The pump is off a 60 and fits perfectly aside from the fact that its to far forward. The only thing i can think of doing is cutting the bracket to the pump and rewelding it in the right spot, which doesn't look easy. I took some pics to help describe my problem, buts its kind of hard to see.

Any suggestions before cut it up?


04-23-2009, 11:42 AM
look at this and see what the stock configuration is supposed to be; I know there's a diagram on here somewhere:


04-23-2009, 11:50 AM
Matt is correct, it is in there:


The orig 60 config uses that air pump to spin the water pump.

It looks like your air pump is MIA?

I think Jim C and SOR sell an idler pulley replacement to fill in for the air pump if your siezed...

Good luck!

What kind of PS are you running?

Boulder Cruiser
04-24-2009, 07:23 PM
Sweet! thanks guys, i dont know how i missed that while i was researching. I was wondering how the ps pump would get tension. I just used a hollowed out smog pump. Its ready to go just waiting for my belts to come in. Pablo im doing the mini truck swap.
Im exited!