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Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« on: April 30, 2021, 06:29:48 PM »
Looking to have my PS pump, ram and control valve rebuilt in the near future for my 67 GT 350.  Any suggestions on who to contact?  Obviously want them to work as they should but also want to have the proper appearance and finishes done right.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2021, 07:46:46 PM »
Roger at Rhodes Restoration is the best. No website but Google him.
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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2021, 07:51:15 PM »
I used to use Rodes and had good luck with the stuff he worked on. Lately I have been using Chockostang also with great success. Rode did not paint the pumps or supply tags like Chockostang does. Price is very similar. Turn time for either one is typically a week.
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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2021, 08:55:07 PM »
I think both of those rebuilders does good work however don't assume that the finishes will be up to concours expectations unless you have the parts left unfinished and you finish them off yourself .
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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2021, 09:00:11 PM »
Dan does a pretty good job on the finish

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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2021, 09:32:20 PM »
I put 4,000 miles on chockostang rebuilt p/s components.  He's got my vote.  No leaks and everything works perfectly. 


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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #6 on: May 21, 2021, 08:17:32 AM »
I put 4,000 miles on chockostang rebuilt p/s components.  He's got my vote.  No leaks and everything works perfectly.
Glad to hear that. I was going to send him an original idler to restore. That was last year when he was still on winter break and not back then Covid hit and I put it off. Thanks. Gary
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Re: Power steering component rebuilding suggestions
« Reply #7 on: June 06, 2021, 01:35:02 AM »
I put 4,000 miles on chockostang rebuilt p/s components.  He's got my vote.  No leaks and everything works perfectly.
Glad to hear that. I was going to send him an original idler to restore. That was last year when he was still on winter break and not back then Covid hit and I put it off. Thanks. Gary
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