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Unread 11-28-2007, 02:37 PM   #1
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1976 Jeep CJ5 Power Steering Upgrade

Hi all-

I've heard many times that upgrading from manual to power steering on the AMC 258 is fairly easy (1976 Jeep CJ5), but have been unable to find information on what I need to do for the upgrade.

I took a look at the engine last night and saw that there is a place to mount the power steering pump.

Any help would be appreciated!



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Unread 11-28-2007, 03:11 PM   #2
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Power steering pump, steering box, pitman arm, hoses and pulley. That should be about it, just bolt on and go. You might not need the pitman arm.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 06:01 PM   #3
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I took all my stuff off an 84 CJ to put on my 76. Watch out for the pulley height. I had to play with mine until it was in line. The water pump flange are different height for different years. I think there was 3 or 4 different Waterpumps from 76 to 86. Depends upon year and accessories.
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Unread 11-28-2007, 06:33 PM   #4
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I bolted in a 78 cj7 PS setup in my 64 cj5, after welding a crossmember to the frame early in the build - after that, I think it was 3 witch doctors, 2 psycics and a wizzard who snuck in one night, cause it works

no seriously - my situation is way different but with some creativity and lotsa research - anything can get there

I ended up with a tilt colum from a 92 XJ to the 78 stuff and the new 78 hoses fit - sometimes ya get lucky
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Unread 11-29-2007, 12:58 AM   #5
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