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post #1 of 3 Old 12-27-2005, 06:49 PM Thread Starter
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Can I use manual steering brackets with power steering box?

Just bought a power steering box for my 1976 CJ-7. Can I bolt this up to my excising manual steering box frame brackets? Will these be strong enough or do I have to use power steering specific brackets?



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post #2 of 3 Old 12-27-2005, 07:55 PM
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The box mount brackets for the frame should work fine, if they aren't cracked (common problem). You will need a p/s pitman arm, they aren't the same.

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post #3 of 3 Old 12-27-2005, 09:26 PM
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The bracket is the same. But the pitman arm, and the input shaft are different. You'll need to get the lower part of the donors steering shaft as well.

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