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Old 03-03-2012, 08:40 AM
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Originally Posted by rexallen
just finished the install of the thunderbird power rack in my 1957 ford f 100. I have a bbc in this truck so the easy thing for me to do was to use a gm Saginaw pump. every thing went well up to the point of starting the truck. the steering wheel jerked violent out of my hand. I shut everything down and checked for fluid in pump air in rack anything cant find anything I could have done wrong. Could i have put the pressure to the wrong side of the rack ? I was told that the 16mm fitting was the pressure inlet. please help I am out of ideas
My LS-1/Maverick swap did this the first time I touched it to bleed the air, snapped the wheel right out of my hand! The GM pump(s) put out too much pressure/flow for a Ford rack. I replaced the outlet fitting in my pump with a DSE reducer fitting and all is good.

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