Originally Posted by Grewe02
I spoke with Vanco PBS today, and I know I'm going to end up with their kit eventually. I think I may just go ahead and buy it now instead of wasting money on something that I plan to replace later on.
Item Name: Jeep Hydroboost Kit
Item Price: $1,030.00
- High Pressure Lines: High and low pressure stainless steel line kit (low pressure line is black)
- Hydroboost: CJ Series 67-86 Hydroboost
- Power Steering Pumps: No Item
- Master Cylinders: Master Cylinder for ½ and ¾ ton and smaller calipers (1 1/8th bore)
- Proportioning Valves: Two-Wheel Disc Valve Kits
- Optional Items: Hi-Flow
Their kit optionally comes with an upgraded power steering pump to operate the Hydroboost, but they do not have any Chevy pumps. Again, with the same mentallity of why spend money on something that will be replaced, I called PSC Motorsports for their hydro assist kit. This kit comes with no PS pump.
Item Name: 80-86 Jeep CJ Trail & Street Cylinder Assist Kit
Item Price: $698.00
80-'86 Jeep CJ Trail & Street Cylinder Assist Kit -SK105X : Jeep Cylinder Assist Kits, Jeep Cylinder Assist Kits | PSC Motorsports - performance steering components
- SG762MR Steering Gear
- PK1405 High Performance Pump
- SC2200K Steering Cylinder Kit
- HK2015 Hose Kit
They say to give them a call when I'm ready to order, and they'll include a PS pump that will work for both their assist ram and also the Vanco brakes. Same cost as this kit, just a tiny bit different.
Item Name: LS1 Performance Pump
Item Price: $434.00
Performance 1200 Series Pump & LS1 Mount Kit-PK1200LS1 : Pump Systems and Components, GM | PSC Motorsports - performance steering components
- Pulley and pump mount bracket (head mount).
If I do all of this, I'll have to add quite a bit of other stuff to make this work.
Totalling out to $2460.22, this is a bit of a decision I need to make. Either spend the cash and have a forever system that I'll never have to replace, or spend maybe $500 to have a cheap system that will work for now.
PSC has apparently lost their minds, the kit linked above has increased by $1000. Price is now $1,659.00 for the same exact items included
And their PS pump has gone up by about $90, price is now $524
On the good news side, their cooler is now $3 cheaper at $75
New steering shaft, Price: $169.99
Brace for the box, Price: $49.99
Mount for the box, Price: $104.47
Jeep Hydroboost Kit, Price: $1,030.00
Totalling out to: $3615
Hopefully I can get a discount
I was at the junkyard yesterday morning, pricing for a narrow 9" out of an old school F-150 was only $265. Since I'm doing brakes and steering, might as well look at new axles.
And of course here is where the dreaming comes in to play,
Spidertrax housing: $699
Full float ends: $250
Unit Bearings: $529
Outer Shafts: $399
Inner Shafts: $1099
Hi-9 Third member: $2799
Front axle total: $6974