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Old 10-29-2009, 02:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Full Hydro Reservoir Mounting

Where are you guys mounting your reservoirs for your full hrdro steering? Im having trouble getting the reservoir high enough to have the outlet above the pump. I have a yj with the 4.0L so the pump is on the top of the serpentine loop. I would have to drill a hole in my hood and stick it through there. please post pics of where your mounting them. Any ideas?
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Where are you guys mounting your reservoirs for your full hrdro steering? Im having trouble getting the reservoir high enough to have the outlet above the pump. I have a yj with the 4.0L so the pump is on the top of the serpentine loop. I would have to drill a hole in my hood and stick it through there. please post pics of where your mounting them. Any ideas?
Early bronco is probably just as bad... I used a -10an to -10an fitting to directly mount the reservoir on the pump and built a support bracket. It sticks out of the hood, but will never starve the pump. I tried mounting it lower to fit under the hood and it killed the pump.

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I mounted mine on the radiator support, right where the factory one was at. It's a tight fit, but just clears the hood.

I made a bracket to hold the reservoir mount and adjusted it up as close as I could.

Trick I did for the suction line, was to use the factory suction hose(has a pre-formed 90* bend). After cutting it to the right length, it fit perfectly.


Couple of pics....





Edit: obviously the zip straps are temporary...

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