*G.M. Saginaw Type 2 pump pressure 1000-1100 p.s.i., Mustang - Pinto Rack & Pinion 820-870 p.s.i.
Saginaw pump pressure may be decreased with the use of a - Flow Valve Shim Kit part number 1001 available from us. General Motors in the early 1980’s started using the GM/Saginaw TC metric power steering pump. It is more commonly referred to in the street rodding industry as the Type II power steering pump. There are two basic pumps that will work well with our pump brackets. These pumps will have all mounting holes threaded which will require the two main mounting holes to be drilled out to 5/16’ for use with our brackets. The main differences in these two power steering pumps are the low pressure return. The 1987 Pontiac Sunbird pump is to be used with a hose and a remote reservoir canister. Hose kits and reservoirs are available from various sources, or your favorite dealer. The 1985-86 Chevrolet Cavalier pump is to be used with a plastic attached reservoir and retainer clips shown below. These pumps have a 17MM shaft for use with an aftermarket (press fit) aluminum V-Groove or
serpentine pulley. -Aluminum V-Groove pulleys are available from Us, -Serpentine pulleys for use with our LT-1 bracket system are available form March Performance (734)-729-9070, Our power steering pump bracket 405L uses serpentine pulley #619. Power steering pump bracket 406L uses serpentine pulley #618 Remote Reservoir
Pumps and other steering related parts are available from , Durex (800)-482-8283 and most street rod parts vendors or parts stores.