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Old 11-02-2006, 09:18 PM   #1
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Hello,

I have a '69 Mustang and it has manual steering right now, what do I need to buy to convert it to power steering?

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Old 11-02-2006, 09:23 PM   #2
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I just converted from power steering to manual in my '69 - from the research I did manual steering is much less of a headache than power steering, which is prone to many problems in these cars.

If you're serious about doing the swap, this is what you need:

control valve & assembly
ram cylinder
hoses
power steering pump
new water pump pulley
brackets etc.


you're probably looking at $500+ worth of parts, and constant leaks etc.





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Old 11-02-2006, 10:27 PM   #3
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And built in slop...
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Old 11-03-2006, 12:09 AM   #4
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i have power steering in my 69, im seriously considering takin it out and converting to manuel.
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Old 11-03-2006, 12:12 AM   #5
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If you have headers, they may need to be modified.
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Old 11-03-2006, 12:15 AM   #6
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Thanks for the info guys. I think I will just leave it manual then....I've just never had a car that didn't have power steering, so I guess I'll just have to get used to it. I haven't been able to drive it yet, it has been in the shop since day 1 but it's almost done! I am dropping the motor in this weekend, and then it just needs paint and it's done. The interior cam out very nice, I'll post pictures later.
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