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Old 07-19-2010, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default Power steering fluid that i wont boil? cheap cooler set up?

every event with my 02 street car with 15x7 and 100tw tires i pop the hood to find power steering fluid all over the place. trying to find a fluid or that wont boil over and or a cheap power steering cooler option.
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I went through that with my 97:
Lowered the fluid level ... FAIL.
Swapped to redline ... FAIL.
Swapped to RP ... FAIL.
Drained fluid and plugged lines ... SUCCESS.

Is it boiling or cavitation? I couldn't tell on my car. I got tired of cleaning up the engine bay after every session and finally had someone pull the power steering.
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im working it out on my setup too.

i have converted to -10an feed line and -6an return line with a canton 32oz resevoir that is firewall mounted and a cheap summit trans cooler.

i havent had it overheat yet even without the ps cooler installed but im just fixing the little leaks im having with my adapter plate to adapt the pump to AN.

Its about 300$ in parts and lines.
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I'm running a C5 powersteering cooler and amsoil automatic trans fluid.
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I'm running a C5 powersteering cooler and amsoil automatic trans fluid.
i have something like the c5 system, it's a bar bolted to my fmic so it can get cool air and us the fmic as a heat sink.

think i'm going to order a $30 cooler from summit and run the ams oil
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Whatever you do, don't buy the $50 pulley from Gary and win at life with a depowered rack. There is a reason I depowered mine immediately after driving John's car.
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Whatever you do, don't buy the $50 pulley from Gary and win at life with a depowered rack. There is a reason I depowered mine immediately after driving John's car.
what you just said is imposable. you can't depower with out the no ps idler pulley bracket thing on a mp supercharger. if i go depowered i would have the buy the pulley mount.

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Whatever you do, don't buy the $50 pulley from Gary and win at life with a depowered rack. There is a reason I depowered mine immediately after driving John's car.
If the WHMBO'd didn't drive the car, this would be a viable option.
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Remove PS, remove AC, be a man.
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Remove PS, remove AC, regret everything.
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I need AC to help dry my nails on the way home from the salon.
Fixed.
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I used to mod this place moron, i remember all douche bags like you. Your 200 pounds at 5'10 with 12% bf(at least you were)...im glad you think thats awesome. Why would i ride you ***** , i was bigger and leaner then you when i was 17. I dont ride anyones ***** here, but i do respect people like timber. Hes a great guy, never a mean thing to say, and never pimps himself like you do.

Your nothing more then a beach boy build looking for attention. Your the guy that rides my nuts in the gym and wants to use my machine after so you can sniff the seat with some hope you will grow from it. You make every excuse in the book as to why you cant do this or that...its simple really...you aint got in son. Stick to curls and bench press, they work slightly for you. Dont worry, if you wear baggy enough **** no one will say anything about those number 2 pencils you call legs. At least they match your 15" pipe cleaners.

You wanna talk ****, game on, im the master at that around here, i can rip you apart all day long. You have nothing to add to this place so leave once again and come back in 2010 with the same pics hoping everyone will ride your nuts, cause thats all you really want, you want a bunch of nerds to worship you. Sorry jobs taken, timbers got it and he does it well. So please take this gracious offer to just leave or wipe the slate clean an start over from here. I will even help you get somewhere otehr then pics from 2005. Btw post something recent

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The fluid probably isn't boiling, the pump is just blowing it out of the dipstick.

Sweet Mfg's anti-foaming fluid helped a lot, when I tracked my daily-driver years ago. SWEET MFG Power Steering Fluid
There are other companies that make anti-foaming fluid, but I have no experience with them. Sweet Mfg fluid is the only non-off-the-shelf fluid I tried, that worked.

Maruha makes a plug & play high-pressure dipstick, specifically to deal with your problem. Japanese/English translation = HA!
Maruha Power Steering Dip Stick
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Just use ATF. I have never had a problem.
Oh, I also have the BEGI power steering cooler.
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Holy ****. 15" pipe cleaners LMAO!!!

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I used to mod this place moron, i remember all douche bags like you. Your 200 pounds at 5'10 with 12% bf(at least you were)...im glad you think thats awesome. Why would i ride you ***** , i was bigger and leaner then you when i was 17. I dont ride anyones ***** here, but i do respect people like timber. Hes a great guy, never a mean thing to say, and never pimps himself like you do.

Your nothing more then a beach boy build looking for attention. Your the guy that rides my nuts in the gym and wants to use my machine after so you can sniff the seat with some hope you will grow from it. You make every excuse in the book as to why you cant do this or that...its simple really...you aint got in son. Stick to curls and bench press, they work slightly for you. Dont worry, if you wear baggy enough **** no one will say anything about those number 2 pencils you call legs. At least they match your 15" pipe cleaners.

You wanna talk ****, game on, im the master at that around here, i can rip you apart all day long. You have nothing to add to this place so leave once again and come back in 2010 with the same pics hoping everyone will ride your nuts, cause thats all you really want, you want a bunch of nerds to worship you. Sorry jobs taken, timbers got it and he does it well. So please take this gracious offer to just leave or wipe the slate clean an start over from here. I will even help you get somewhere otehr then pics from 2005. Btw post something recent

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I feel like I walked in on the middle of something hilarious.
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