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    05-07-2012, 10:58 PM
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It should have power steering, if it doesn't, you may be able to get the local high school to change it over if they have an auto mechanics class...
     
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    05-08-2012, 12:10 AM
  #12
Yearling
I go to the highshool, I'm a sophomore lol. Yeah we do have one. Me and the teacher are pretty good friends even though I don't have his class. I'll talk to him tomorrow!
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    05-10-2012, 09:04 AM
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Originally Posted by LovesMyDunnBoy    
I go to the highshool, I'm a sophomore lol. Yeah we do have one. Me and the teacher are pretty good friends even though I don't have his class. I'll talk to him tomorrow!
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That's a good plan. I have a 1984 f-250. Sorry about your grandfather, but, plan on spending a little cash on the truck.

I've replaced most all of the external things.....starter, alternator, belts, hoses, brakes, shocks, tires, fuel tank, tie rod ends etc.

The good thing about old fords is the parts are relatively cheap. I think my power steering pump was somewhere around 25 bucks.

I figure I've got somewhere around $3500 in parts sunk into mine, and the labor was mine.
     
    05-10-2012, 11:28 AM
  #14
Yearling
I talked to him and he told me it should have it. He told me how to look and see if it does, and how to fix what's broke possibly. I might can even get it in as a project for the class, and get the labor free and only have to pay for parts :)
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    08-04-2012, 02:42 PM
  #15
Foal
MY old 85 F150 leaked power steering fluid like a sieve so what the other guys said. If its got the inline 300 Cubic Inch Inline 6 it will be a pulling son of a gun that can't be killed by conventional means.
     

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