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Old 06-03-2005, 04:27 PM
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Question 76 power assist

I need some help. Is anyone familar with the power assist unit on a 76 Ford F250 4x4 Hiboy. Mine is leaking. I understand you can not get parts to rebuild these realitively easy units. Reconditioned ones are expensive. Are there any other solutions? Thanks...............Alan
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I used a rack and pinion unit from a 76 Mustang Cobra. Had to mod the ends though so it woud reach and then modded the knuckles for the ends to connect to.
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Power Steering Box installed


There are several ways to convert your power assist to power steering. Check the photo galleries on this site under 1967 F250 4x4, I recently did a power steering swap on my 1967 F250 Crewcab 4x4. The pictures will pretty much tell the whole story. Also, there is a guy up in Alaska that did one of these swaps but used a p/s box out of a 78/79 F250 4x4. His truck is a 70 or 72 and he posted the pics of the swap in the photo galleries as well. It's worth a look. In addition, go to ebay and type in "highboy steering" on the search line and you can find several kits that people make and sell to do p/s swaps.
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