TonkaCruiser's PS Hose ???

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by mtweller, Aug 15, 2006.

  1. mtweller

    mtweller

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    Anyone have any additional info on the Autozone PN 80070 that is in the tech section. Specifically, which fittings those are. I have a box off a '68 Skylark 350 and the pump off a '86 Olds Cutless 307. The pump came with hoses, but of course they don't fit the Saginaw box. I spoke with Classic Cruisers and they said just to get a hose from a GM application at the parts house, and of course that is not quite enough info for this rookie. I can have one made for $45, but if this fits my application, it's only $17.

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    Your issue is the fittings...


    Your 1986 power steering pump has Oring fittings and not flare

    Your steering gear is flare....


    I have hydraulic hoses made when I do steering conversions....and only use flare boxes and pumps.


    Good luck!


    -Steve
     
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    You can unscrew the fittings from *any* saginaw pump and screw it into another to swap fitting styles...

    napa part # 20-6000 is the standard saginaw pump with 5/8" keyed shaft, and flare fitting. It is about $60.

    An FJ60 high pressure power steering hose, also about $60 from Napa is flared on both ends and works will saginaw and Toyota flare fittings. It even has a nifty abrasion sleeve.

    Good luck.
     
  4. sine80

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    read post #53. I still have a few to convert o-ring to flare. It will do either (or both) box/pump. I paid $5 each. I have been running it for over a month, no problem. a friend is the mgr at an auto parts store who recommened them.

    mike

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    http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=463319&page=3
     
  5. mtweller

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    Those lil' doo-dads are pretty sweet. I think I found just the opposite online, that will adapt the gearbox flared fittings to o-ring style. If that works, I should be able to use the hoses that came with my pump. I'll update this thread when I get to that point.

    Thanks for the info fellas'
     
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