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Old 12-24-2017, 04:28 PM
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Anyone have a source for custom made power steering hoses ?? I'm looking for a shop that can bend tube and attach the hose to that tube like OEM.
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where are you located? there's quite a few shops locals to me in portland that do this sort of stuff.
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where are you located? there's quite a few shops locals to me in portland that do this sort of stuff.
Upstate New York. Thx
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Check your yellow pages. I had a the orginal c5 and 70 Camaro splice together at a local hydrualic hose shop. Most cities will have these for factories of farming communities.
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Any industrial hose place could do something....ie to repair machinery etc. Should be quite common all over any country.
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Check your yellow pages. I had a the orginal c5 and 70 Camaro splice together at a local hydrualic hose shop. Most cities will have these for factories of farming communities.
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Any industrial hose place could do something....ie to repair machinery etc. Should be quite common all over any country.
Guys I have been to too many shops locally. All a waste of time. Either they don't want to be bothered or just make what they are used too. I even went to a "Premier" hose fab shop 30 miles away, they told me they can't reproduce the flare needed for the o-ring at the end of the tube. I think these shops are a dying breed.
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Exactly what is it you need ? You may need to use some OEM parts or fab parts.

lots of OEM fittings are not generic stuff, and no flare is ever going to be intended for an o-ring fitting.

So it may require some adaptation with the actual factory parts which you would need to have.
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I even went to a "Premier" hose fab shop 30 miles away, they told me they can't reproduce the flare needed for the o-ring at the end of the tube. I think these shops are a dying breed.
Thats why I used the metal flares from use hose (70 Camaro and c5 PS hoses) and they just recrimped a new hose to the C5 PS fitting to the 70 Camro steering box. Its was a 2.5 turns lock to lock. Not sure what it caME FROM. Holley has a new fitting that stands off the hose like OEM does.


https://www.holley.com/products/ls_p...arts/961961ERL
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Originally Posted by Jimbo1367 View Post
Thats why I used the metal flares from use hose (70 Camaro and c5 PS hoses) and they just recrimped a new hose to the C5 PS fitting to the 70 Camro steering box. Its was a 2.5 turns lock to lock. Not sure what it caME FROM. Holley has a new fitting that stands off the hose like OEM does.


https://www.holley.com/products/ls_p...arts/961961ERL
yeah Jimbo, I even mocked up some steel tubing with the vette fitting(removed from new hose purchase) and sent it to a place in Vancouver Washington (Tubes and Hose) 5 weeks later and nothing. Sooo, It cost me a hose from Rock Auto and shipping. IDK 40 bucks.
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Originally Posted by stevieturbo View Post
Exactly what is it you need ? You may need to use some OEM parts or fab parts.

lots of OEM fittings are not generic stuff, and no flare is ever going to be intended for an o-ring fitting.

So it may require some adaptation with the actual factory parts which you would need to have.
I said Flare yes, I actually meant "Steel O-Ring Tube Bead". I was trying to keep it simple LOL.
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When I adapted a v-belt ps pump off a 71 c-10 to run the rack on my 95z hacked up the lines from the v belt pump and the rack. Had my hydraulic place braze a fitting onto the end of the metal line I cut where I needed it. Then that went into the pump, and uses the line from the rack, cut the rubber and crimped a fitting on to connect the two. Cost 10 bucks. I'll see if I can dig up a picture or two .
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Thanks everyone for the replies. I decided to just use a hose for the pressure side instead of hose/tube. Orme Brothers took care of everything. Great shop to deal with.
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