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Old 09-05-2005, 09:49 PM
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Power steering and disk brake conversion's

hi hopefully you can answer my ? I got a 1972 Chevy El Cameno and i won't to put power steering and switch from drum to disk brakes on it do you know off of what car/ truck i could take it off of that it would work off of or if you don't if you can give me some info on how to find out the answer to my ? thank you dan
ps: i was wondering if any one know's if theres like a way i could go to a junk yard and grab it off of a car/truck and it would work and if so what kind of car year/make model

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Have never done that but it can't be very difficult. My first guess is that a Monte Carlo of the same year would be a direct swap. They have the same chassis as the 'Camino. I am quite sure the power steering stuff would go right in - Chevy made one-size fits all - and can't imagine why the brakes would not do the same. My advice - take a tape measure to Pick-A-Part and see!
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If you switch from drum to disc, you might need a proportioning valve if you dont already have one.
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