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Old 04-23-2009, 04:47 PM   #1
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power steering lines

Hey everyone. I just got the mh out of dry dock ( 87 allegro p-30 454 motor) and I blew the high pressure line that runs from the hydro boost to the steering box. the previous owner did a splice job on it before. The line I took out is steel and the autoparts store replacement is a steel/rubber combo. does anybody know what it should be? also what is recommended for power steering fluid?
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Often the OEM replacement part is changed over time and only the later version is sold.

Rather than an auto parts store, you might check with a local Chevy/GMC truck dealer.

Also check with a local Hydraulic repair shop and see what they can do for a replacement hose.

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thanks iceman, I just got back form advance auto parts they have the right one. 25 buck. it will be here tomorrow. from what they told me the steel and rubber line is for the i beam front end and the all steel is for the independent front end
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