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Old 07-30-2012, 07:58 AM   #1
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the quick answer to this is probably 'no it wont work' but just on the off chance....

I had to modify my ps line to fit the turbo.. i bent the metal fitting into the pump but it kinked.. its closed off the pipe by about half.. my thinking is that itll cause a bit of hassle but i said id pose the question in hope that a better idea might arise







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also after i took these pics i took it off, flipped it upside down and cut the pipe from the reservoir to fit it.. gave a load more room
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flip it. That's what I did.

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the question im asking is do you think that the kink wil cause issues?
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it's the low pressure side. i think you're okay. youll find out soon enough when you drive it.
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it's the low pressure side. i think you're okay. youll find out soon enough when you drive it.
i suppose the worst thing that can happen is to seize the pump..cheers lads
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Power steering is for pussies.
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Power steering is for pussies.
And people with fat gay wheels like mine
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i miss it when im parallel parking.
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Inspect driver's seat for presence of vagina. If vagina is present, remove power steering pump from car and carefully extricate vagina from driver's seat. Then install one large set of adult male ********* into driver's seat, taking care not to over-handle them prior to installation.
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i suppose the worst thing that can happen is to seize the pump..cheers lads
If you are worried then you could probably open the crimp a bit with a suitable round nose punch in a vice.


I went low when I twisted mine as I needed the space above.




It meant tapping the unused hole on the pump housing and welding on a washer.

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My wife drives my car without P/S. Apparently she has more man power than you. Delete it. One less thing to fail later and it frees up space.
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Apparently she has more man power than you.
TZ is right.
If you don't delete power steering then you need to take corrective action.
To prevent wasting away, I find shake weights work well.
www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJbZi8dMwpg
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is it a bad thing that jim carrey in a dress makes me happy?

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Loop the lines and get a good alignment and you won't even miss it.
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