I'm thinking of purchasing the Borgeson power steering conversion kit (999020) for my 67 mustang. I'm wondering what everyones opinion is on this kit.
I know the box is a little bigger than the manual 19:1 box I have now. I've got a T5 with hydraulic linkage so I don't think that will cause any clearance issues. The only thing I'm concerned with is the long tube headers on my 289.
Does anyone have any experience with this kit? Any other things I need to look out for?
Did you guys have any troubles with the install?? I know I may have some troubles removing the old box.
The only issue I had was finding the correct Serpentine Pulley for the Saginaw pump to match my March Pulley set up. Other than that it was pretty straight forward...took our time with the install and finished in a weekend
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I'm currently very unhappy with mine. I'm running the Borgeson box with a Fox body pump and serpentine belt. I initially used "Power Steering Fluid". After about 5 miles the box starts leaking. I return the box to Borgeson and they test it and tell me the box is fine. I put the box back in, fill it with Type F transmission fluid and after 100 miles it leaks like crazy. The seal on the bottom of the shaft is about half blown out. Borgeson replaced the box at this point. I now have 1000 miles on the car and the box is leaking again. This time it appears to be from the top of the box. I haven't had time to look for this leak yet. I'm very dissatisfied and am contemplating going back to a manual box if I have to pull this thing out of the car again. Based on my experience I'll give it two thumbs down and recommend avoiding this swap.
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