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Power Steering In An Escort Xr3I :)

xr3i escort ford power steering conversion info help

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#1 MissEscortXr3i



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Posted 27 March 2012 - 11:37 AM

hey my names lucy this is my first post as iv just joined ur website.... i have just bought my first ford :-) shes a lurvly 1990 xr3i cabriolet in white she needs a good clean but its in good condition i have a couple of questions that need answering if anyone is up for it :-)

first of all im wondering if its a possibility to do a power steering conversion ? as im a girl n its a bit hard to park lol if its possible then i would like too know what parts i would need or if it would be easier too get a car n take the bits off ??

also i saw that you can get insurance discount how do i do this ??

all answers appreciated thanks guys....lucy xx

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#2 vinnyvangough


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Posted 29 March 2012 - 07:42 PM

Hi and welcome to the club

#3 stevie123



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Posted 30 March 2012 - 10:55 AM

Hi, you will need the rack, pump and all related gear from a later model with power steering fitted. You can possibly pick these up from a scrappy, but a big pain in the bum to do. Keep it a standard if I was you.

#4 roose1983



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Posted 25 April 2012 - 08:36 PM

hi lucy i also live in amazingstoke if you want the parts needed to do this i would get them from padworth breakers there quite cheap or if focus parts can be used go to eric in old basing he's cheaper


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