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Old 05-27-2014, 11:53 AM
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Power Steering Pump Bracket 79 F100 6 cyl

Okay, I am restoring a 1979 F-100 (6 cyl 4.9L) and I want to add power steering. Finding the pump was easy - the bracket not so much.

Does anyone on the forum have a picture of the power steering pump bracket on an F-100 6 cylinder? That would help me get an idea if I can fabricate one.

In the mean time I'm still searching for one if anyone has any ideas of where to find one.

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Here's the illustration from the Ford parts catalog.
The illustration at the bottom of the page, "C" is the 6 cylinder bracket.
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Okay, I am restoring a 1979 F-100 (6 cyl 4.9L) and I want to add power steering. Finding the pump was easy - the bracket not so much.

Does anyone on the forum have a picture of the power steering pump bracket on an F-100 6 cylinder? That would help me get an idea if I can fabricate one.

In the mean time I'm still searching for one if anyone has any ideas of where to find one.

Thanks,

Scott
Are you trying to put a saginaw pump on or is the stock braketry good for you ?
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Mike - thank you for the picture. That's perfect. I was hoping it was one piece; it may be safer if I continue my hunt.

Redroad - I am looking to put in the stock pump. I pulled one in great shape off of a 302 but obviously the bracket will not fit. NOw that I know what I'm up against I will definately keep looking for one.

Thanks for the help.
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1978/79 F100/350 300 I-6: There are two P/S pump brackets.

D8TZ-3C511-A .. P/S Pump Support Bracket / Obsolete

D8TZ-3A732-B .. P/S Pump Adjusting Bracket / Obsolete

No Ford dealer or obsolete parts vendor has either bracket.
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Beginning in 1978: Ford changed the P/S pump on everything (except Econolines), it has a plastic reservoir.

This pump is a different shape than the steel reservoir pump used 1965/77. P/S pump mounting brackets used 1965/77 with the steel reservoir pump, will not fit the 1978 plastic reservoir pump.

The 1965/77 P/S pressure hoses won't fit either, as they thread onto the steel reservoir pump. P/S pressure hose connects to the plastic reservoir pump w/a qwik connect fitting.

Plastic reservoir pump used well into the 1990's.
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Redroad. Great pictures. At least now I know exactly what I'm on the hunt for. Thanks for the tip on the spacer too.

Bill - and thanks for the part number verification (and crushing my dream of buying them online).

One way or the other I'll find them.
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