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  1. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    Novice here putting a 55 Chevy Panel Truck back together after my father died and took all his plans with him. Motor is a CSB 307. Our latest problem is that the power steering pump won't fit due to the steering box being in the way. Anyone ever heard of this? Cheers!
  2. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hi All, I know there are almost 500 threads on this subject already, but after reading several pages of them I'm still not sold on the best option, so I'm hoping someone has done something similar and can offer some firsthand experience. My car currently has the stock drums, an aftermarket...
  3. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    Has anyone tried electric power steering on a 56 with a column shift (automatic).
  4. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    I'm considering adding Power Steering and Power Brakes to the 57 Chevy pictured below. This is my dad's car. He has dementia, and its bad, so I'm unable to get any information from him. I'd like to take him for some rides before his battle with dementia ends. What's a ballpark cost for...
  5. Suspension Questions Chassis, Brakes, Shocks, Etc
    Hey all! I have a 56 4door Bel Air I am seriously considering buying this setup to all-in-one do my front end disc brakes and power steering upgrades on the car. http://jimmeyerracing.com/products/ifs_55-57_chevy_car_bolt_in_rear_steer.shtml Has anyone got experience with this kit...
  6. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    I currently have stock manual steering in my 1957 Chevrolet Belair and I want to keep the original look and feel with a stock power steering setup. Is there a kit I can get or is it more economical to buy everything part by part? I can get a power steering generator (with extended rear...
  7. Super Stock/Pro Street & Modified Disc. 55-56-57
    wanted to post my experience with this bracket. Alan Grove Components PS bracket for a SB. Lower drivers side with side eng mounts. purchased this due to the bracket that comes with the cpp kit was a bit too close for comfort with the alt v belt and was so close to the alt bracket that the ps...
  8. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    I am contemplating installing n OEM power steering kit for a 57. Everything besides the pump and bracket is original. Will this harm the value of my car? I want factory style because of the ease of installation.
  9. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    Hi guys, I am restoring my original 57 power steering generator. I found that the hole on the drive end frame, where the rubber bushing sits is cracked. My question is if I can use the drive end frame of a non-power steering generator on a power steering gen. I know that I cannot use the one on...
  10. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    I finally completed the Power Steering conversion on my 57. After starting the car and bleeding the system I noticed a leak at the high pressure line between the fitting and the hard line. I have attached some pictures of the leak. I found a couple of posting on this issue and will be loosing...
  11. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    Hello New As of today to Trifive I have a 15 yr old daughter that we just bought a 57 210 for and in the means of looking what needs to be done first to make it eaiser for her to drive. I would like to know if there are any Power steering that can be added for a budget like off of a newer chevy...
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  13. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    Does anyone here know of any source for the 'Poor Man's Power Steering parts for a '55-57 Chevy? I have one on my '57 Sedan, and I'd love to put one on my Nomad if they are available. I'd even consider USED if someone has one...? Gary BamaNomad
  14. Headers and Exhaust System
    G'day Guys, I am in Australia and I was wondering if I could get some advice from you, I have a 57 2 door HT/Pillarless Belair with a 350 CMJ block, standard straight plug heads and a turbo 700 trans, I know that this question has probably been asked dozens of times however if I could get some...
  15. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    I need an education on stock steering for a 57 2-dr. currently my build has standard steering (non power). but i have a stock power assist rack(?) complete with the original pump that bolts to the alternator. I would like some sort of power steering in my final product. I am going in with...
  16. Classifieds Section - For Sale Items ONLY!
    This 1955-1957 Chevy Power Steering Control Valve is an original GM product that has been completely restored. The valve has been machined with a new stainless steel piston and sleeve plus all new brass fittings. This is as close to factory original as you can get. Price: $435 with core echange...
  17. Trifive Steering/Power & Manual/Rack & Pinion- 605
    I have an interesting setup in my 1955 150 and am looking for advice on how to proceed. I have a leaking 605 power steering box that has three frame bolts and a vertical plate welded to the top of the frame with two more bolts coming from the inner fender well (5 total). Upstream appears to...
  18. LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    Car runs terrific and I get great gas milage. I been very happy with the motor. I took the LQ4 from a Hummer H2 and it had a power steering cooler. The return line that went to cooler I blocked off. Pressure goes to box and return goes to bottom of pump. Problem is my pump is VERY whiny...
  19. LS & LT Installation Questions and Answers
    I swapped an LS1 engine and an 81 Camaro front subframe into my 57 and I have power steering. The LS power steering pump was designed to feed a power rack and pinion. The Camaro subframe uses a Saginaw steering gear box. Does anyone know if the pump will deliver enough (or too much) volume and...
  20. Stock Chevy Discussion 55-56-57
    The shaft from my '57 PS Generator is pitted and because of this I leak PS fluid between the generator and the PS pump. I got a rebuilt PS Generator from Ecklers yesterday (the last one they had) and while it solved my leak, it won't charge (even after polarizing). Ecklers said they "might"...
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