1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Saginaw pressure

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by kstatecruiser, Mar 10, 2003.

  1. kstatecruiser

    kstatecruiser

    Messages:
    94
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2002
    Location:
    Colton, CA
    I was curious if I could use a Saginaw ps pump for a hydro steering setup. &nbsp:Does it produce enough pressure and does it have enough volume for a full hydro setup?

    Thanks
     
  2. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

    Messages:
    10,718
    Media:
    317
    Albums:
    8
    Likes Received:
    2,300
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2002
    Location:
    Toquerville UT
    http://www.westtexasoffroad.com

    Has enough for assist, will have enough for full as well, just make sure you run a big cooler and big reservoir for the fluid. I'd also run at least semi-synth. Matt did some pump tweaks that work well.
     
  3. kstatecruiser

    kstatecruiser

    Messages:
    94
    Likes Received:
    0
    Joined:
    Oct 25, 2002
    Location:
    Colton, CA
    Thanks. I talked to Matt @ West Texas and he pointed out a few good things. Although I think I am going to try to run a power steering pump from a semi (bigger reservoir, more flow). Now where can I put an extra pulley to run it, or should I just get a bigger belt and run everything on that one belt?
     
  4. woody

    woody unhelpful spotter Staff Member Admin

    Messages:
    10,718
    Media:
    317
    Albums:
    8
    Likes Received:
    2,300
    Joined:
    Jan 15, 2002
    Location:
    Toquerville UT
    IIRC, later FJ40's and FJ55's had a double crank pully....be worth a post in the wanteds....
     
data-matched-content-rows-num="2,1" data-matched-content-columns-num="1,4" data-matched-content-ui-type="image_stacked" data-ad-format="autorelaxed">