Re: Power steering stop leak

From: Andy Levy (
Date: Tue Oct 18 2011 - 13:14:54 EDT

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 12:18, Josh Battles <> wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2011 10:31 AM, "Jason Bleazard" <> wrote:
>> On Tue, 18 Oct 2011, Josh Battles wrote:
>>> I wouldn't use that stuff. Why not just pull the belt?
>> I hadn't thought of that... I guess I'd need to come up with a short belt
> to drive the alternator and water pump.  And fight the manual steering for
> two hours a day.  Not my first choice, but it beats walking.
> LOL, I forgot it's a serpenine belt and steering box on your dak. What's the
> ratio and how often are you turning while not moving? I would think the
> slower ratio steering box would be fairly easy to use (maybe don't parallel
> park) without assist, your dak is the smallest configuration being short box
> reg cab. How much does your truck weigh? The bimmer guys (2800 pound cars)
> run 2.7LTL manual racks in daily drivers without problems, but I'm not sure
> how a steering box works in relation to a rack as I've never had a vehicle
> with one.

The 2001 (assuming that's the Dak Jason's talking about) has a rack.
They switched to R&P on the 4x4s in 2000 IIRC.

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