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Old 05-07-2018, 10:14 AM   #1
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Converting a 1968 k10 to power steering.

Can someone direct me to an existing thread that would help me work out the details of converting a 1968 k10 to power steering? I have a 1985 Corp 10bolt front axle, power steering box, pump and new control arm, drive links, and pitman arm. I just need to attach the box to the frame with the correct geometry. Any help is appreciated.
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Old 05-14-2018, 07:26 AM   #2
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Re: Converting a 1968 k10 to power steering.

I don't know of a thread to share on this, and I have not done this swap. But I have always felts it would be exactly what you are doing...change everything involved. Probably all you need is the location of the steering box on a '70-'72 from a given point on the frame, since frames are no different other than steering box mounting. Pick a point and I'll see what I can do on my '72. What would be better is if someone has an open chassis.
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Old 05-16-2018, 12:46 PM   #3
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Re: Converting a 1968 k10 to power steering.

ck with captain fab he makes what you need. plate to mount the steering box.
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Old 05-17-2018, 12:50 AM   #4
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Re: Converting a 1968 k10 to power steering.

68 frame should be dimpled where the box bolts on. So everything is a bolt on, 'cept the pressure line unless you use the 85 pump with the early brackets depending on which engine you have and the pulley system
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Re: Converting a 1968 k10 to power steering.

thought it might be dimpled, just a year off lol.
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