Replacing Power steering Gear Box.

1971 - 1974 Mopars

  1. Robert Schaad

    Robert Schaad Well-Known Member

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    I posted some time ago that I love HP exhausts manifolds over Headers in stock applications. Caught some flack on that comment. This week my friend had a serious PS Gear box leak. 1972 Plymouth Roadrunner 440. Removed Wheel, took 5 bolts off steering column, removed roll pin, pulled coupler out of gear box, took steering link end of Pitnam loose, took 3 bolts off steering gear box, took Exhaust loose on that side, and hoses loose. Lost some PS fluid. Then guess what? It came out with nothing more removed. Put new one in and on the road easy.
    Maybe should have taken Battery cable off battery for safety but did not need to. Good day we had.
     
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      So if you had headers it would have been more difficult?
       
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      You caught flack because you incorrectly stated that the engineers designed the manifolds to give the best performance that these engines can make. That was not true. The manifolds were always a compromise between power, cost and durability.
      You have me on ignore so you won't see this but the fact is, you like manifolds more than headers. That is fine. At 70 years old, who wants to wrestle with headers ?
       
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      • Jerry Hall

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        At 70 years old, who wants to wrestle with headers.

        At 70 who wants to wrestle with anything?
         
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        • 493 Mike

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          What's wrong with 40 year old women?
          Mike
           
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