Power Steering Year Identification (for sale after identification)

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by Drake2, Jul 12, 2018.

  1. Drake2

    Drake2

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    Hi all,
    I have an OEM power steering system that came with a truckload of FJ40 parts I bought from a guy who gave up on his FJ40 resto project. I was told it was from a 1978 FJ40 but I thought PS was only available on 1979-newer FJ models. I will add some pics here to help with the identification. I think I would like to sell this after we can identify it. Thanks for any help!

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  2. TheOneKnownAsMe

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    Looks pretty identical to the OEM power steering box that I have on my '80. Only thing that's missing is the mounting pedestal.
     
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  3. Drake2

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    Thanks for the input! I am not sure if there is any way to identify the different years as they may all be nearly identical.
     
  4. Living in the Past

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    The pedestal is the same as manual steering and rivoted to the frame. Cooling line that bolted to the front crossmember under the radiator is not there.
     
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  5. RAGINGMATT

    RAGINGMATT Factory Focus-Point Mind-Set Approch..... Supporting Vendor

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    But the Heat Shield & Heat Shield brackets Are !




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  6. SteveH

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    A late '78 would be titled as a '79, which might be the source of the seller's confusion. For instance, a 12/78 truck is typically titled as a '79, but the door plate shows the 12/78 mfg. date. Rare/desirable parts you have there.
     
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