Re: Power Steering Pump 1962 Dodge Polara 500
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Re: Power Steering Pump 1962 Dodge Polara 500



Red rebuilt my box many years ago. Still working fine

Jimmy

On 9/25/23, 'DAVID HURD' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List
Clubhouse <1962to1965mopars@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Spoke with both powersteering.com and Red-Head.
>
> They both agreed.  Of the problem of hard turning is in both directions,
> which it is, the problem is the pump.
>
> Only one direction it is the control valve.  Probably good to rebuild the
> Pump. Than the Valve.  Then the gear box.
>
> All the O-rings are probably ready to replace.  Red-Head only works on the
> Grear Box.  They seem like a really quality operation.
>
> Power steering.com too.  They rebuild it all.
>
> Thanks
>
> David C Hurd
>
>
>> On Sep 25, 2023, at 7:21 AM, Michael <493mike@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>> David,
>> I am inclined to think the problem may lie with the gear itself, after
>> reading your descriptions.
>> On a side note, the A/C compressor can be mounted below the alternator wit
>> the proper brackets.
>> Mike
>>
>>> On 9/25/2023 10:00 AM, 'DAVID HURD' via The 1962 to 1965 Mopar Mail List
>>> Clubhouse wrote:
>>> Gary:
>>>
>>> Saturday on the way to a car show. One of the cars in the group had a
>>> problem and we pulled over.
>>>
>>> The steering worked fine until I made a tight full lock left turn.  While
>>> turning the steering wheel vibrated and it sounded like and felt like a
>>> tire rubbing.  But was not.
>>>
>>> The pump fluid level was good and unchanged.  Pressure would push a
>>> little past the reservoir cap when turning and backing up.
>>>
>>> The belt never slipped.  So now before breaking it done, I may check the
>>> power steering control valve.  The car drives normal in a straight line.
>>>
>>> Once you start a turn or back up to park it you have to pull really hard
>>> and muscle it.  Before I start removing parts I need a proper diagnosis.
>>>
>>> The other test is that before I got this car the previous own put 1973
>>> Charger front end components on it to have the disc breaks.  So I don’t
>>> know what if any parts at 62 or 73.
>>>
>>> I posted this to you several years ago.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> As old as the parts may be.  The vehicle runs great mechanically and I’m
>>> hanging on to it.
>>>
>>> Therefore, since it is nearing the end of the car show season, it maybe
>>> time for me to rebuild the Pump, the Control Valve and the Steering gear
>>> box and the sources everyone is giving me are very useful.
>>>
>>> Thank you all very much for sources and any advice not yet received.
>>>
>>> Your a good helpful group!
>>>
>>> David C Hurd
>>>
>>>
>>>>> On Sep 25, 2023, at 6:00 AM, 62-65-mail-list-club-Gary-H
>>>>> <62-65-mail-list-club@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Related, Mopar Action long ago published an article about updating the
>>>> "feel" of the Saginaw power steering pump. (Apparently this modification
>>>>  does not apply to the TRW brand pump.)
>>>>
>>>> A version of the article is online.
>>>>
>>>> https://www.moparaction.com/2021/02/05/pump-it-down-2/
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Gary H.
>>>>
>>>>> -------Original Message-------
>>>>> From: 'DAVID HURD'
>>>>> Does anyone have a good recommendation for sending your power stirring
>>>>> pump to be refurbished/rebuilt?
>>>>> Mine is for a 1962 Dodge Polara 500.  It is a Banjo Style pump.
>>>>> There is on line, powersteering.com. They fully rebuild and refurbish
>>>>> the
>>>>> P02 and P03 Banjo style and you can send it to them, with the pulley
>>>>> and/or with the mounting brackets on it and it is about a 2 week
>>>>> turnaround time. Over $200 cost. Fully restored and guaranteed.
>>>>> If any of you out there have a pump available to sell that fits and
>>>>> will work good.  Let me know as I might go that route.
>>>>> Thank you,
>>>>> David C Hurd
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