Power Steering kit?

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Power Steering kit?

Postby franktiregod » Tue May 30, 2017 9:19 am

I searched this and about went blind reading all the posts. Some of them conflicted each other within the same thread. :lol:

So did CPP ever make the kit or not? I went to their site and could not find anything. If they did make it, who used it and what were your thoughts on it?

I would like to add power steering to my truck because backing up to a trailer is torture.
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby powerwagon54 » Tue May 30, 2017 9:21 am

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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby franktiregod » Tue May 30, 2017 5:22 pm

powerwagon54 wrote:pm sent


Got it. Thanks!!
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby my5thmopar » Tue May 30, 2017 6:20 pm

Yes they make one but, you have to call. They sell the steering box and you get the common stuff. I have one on my 64 with a /6 and it works great. I have the power assist on my 70 D200 (But it is a 383) and it doesn't turn as easy as the CPP.
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby Crewcabstripper » Wed Jun 14, 2017 1:36 pm

What all options are there for a power steering swap? Saw some mention CPP, Toyota box and ford box installs.
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby slick » Thu Jun 15, 2017 12:46 pm

Curls,forearm curls, then maybe some tricep extensions.. :Thumbsup
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby Conrad » Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:55 pm

I'm actually liking the manual steering - I've gotten used to not moving the steering at a standstill and it's fairly easy to turn (if not overly vague) otherwise. I just wish I had a faster ratio. As others have posted here, having a 20:1 option would be much improved. OK, maybe the steering isn't that great... ha :lol:
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby lightning4x4 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:22 pm

I bought one of these kits for my 70 w200 383 ,you have to call to get it not on the website. i read a lot on this forum first. had to get pump at store locally , order pump brackets online , it uses Toyota lines or that's what the box said, all in all I like it .like some of the others I cant turn wheel at dead stop ,but I couldn't with the manual box anyway with 36's
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby Conrad » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:54 pm

I'm interested to know whether you updated your caster when you installed the power steering.

For me, there are only two benefits over what I have now: a faster steering ratio and increased caster for improved directional control. Good example I had today, I had to back-and-forth 4 times to get out of a spot at the local Top Notch burger stand. On the positive side, it gave all the other MoPar guys a good chuckle as they watched me fighting the steering. :lol:
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby lightning4x4 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 1:47 pm

I fixed the caster when I put lift springs on the truck flipping the springs around gave me what I needed. of course now that im changing axles again ill have to recheck it .the faster ratio defiantly helped
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby MadMC63 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 4:23 pm

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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby RH62 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:40 pm

I'll wait till they figure out why some don't turn at stand still position. I was excited about this kit but now not as much
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Re: Power Steering kit?

Postby johnah » Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:44 pm

After king pins, new bushings (spring and sway) then yet another alignment I'm go to go. Steering at stand still is about 90% corrected everything else about the steering is spot on. Just put 2000 plus miles cross country trip with no problem and no excess tire wear. :clap I installed the CPP kit June of 2015 I think it was the 3 or four kit they put together.
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