Power Steering and Accessories

This is my power steering pump, it is mounted to the front of the drivers cylinder head. It is a late model GM pump (used on about everything since the early 90’s. I am currently trying to track down a flat V belt pulley for this pump, it was never equipped with one from the factory on any GM vehicle, so this hasn’t been an easy task, however I believe I have found a solution. Moroso part#64860 is a flat V belt style pulley, which will work I believe. It requires a remotely mounted reservoir, but that isn’t an issue since I will be running one already. Read more
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Read something interesting the other day

I came across this article, it is written by an automotive technician explaining why your friendly technician and himself are NOT trying to rip you off when they make you aware of a problem or worn item on your vehicle. Having been in the industry for almost 20 years myself, I can personally vouch for everything he states, people will absolutely scream, insult and threaten you when you try to save their lives, or the lives of their children. There have been instances where I have had to call the local police and make them aware of an unsafe vehicles condition as the irate customer left my lot, with their 4 kids in the back and the vehicle having one working brake caliper and nothing else. Read more
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Modifying the firewall for HEI clearance

When I initially installed the engine combo for mock up, I had intended to use a small cap HEI distributor. However, as things often do, plans changed and I decided to go with a remote coil large cap HEI distributor. This meant that I would not have sufficient room to remove or install the cap with the engine in the vehicle, nor would I have proper clearance for the remote coil cap adapter. Read more
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