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You don't vacuum bleed the power steering pump all you have to do is with the car up in the air cycle the steering from lock the lock while filling the reservoir. After about 10 times of going from Lock to lock after letting it sit for a minute between times you're mostly blood out and you can start it run it locked a lock shut it off let it sit one or two more times and by then it's usually fully bled
 
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That's what I've done before, but the instructions said no warranty unless it's vacuum bled. But I'd rather do as you say.
 

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lol yeah, because most people dont do the full manual bleed procedure since it takes 20 minutes.....and book time is book time.

manually bleed it out till you see few air bubbles then start it and finish bleeding.
 

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Legit just passed on buyin a brake bleeder just for that kinda stuff. Probably woulda been 30 bucks well spent looking at this now.

You thinkin bout comin down this weekend?
 
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So I'm slowly bleeding the pump. Every day I'm turning the wheels back and forth a few times. I think it's probably ok to start it now, but I'm not in a huge hurry at this point yet.

I did decide to put transmission fluid back in it, before I forget and start it.

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And, it's leaking.

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Looks like the seal on the dipstick tube isn't pushed in all the way, but I think the majority of the leaking is coming from the bracket on the tube. It's really loose, so I'm going to have to pull it off and weld it shut.

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Exact same place makin a mess on my floor. Except I know I tore the grommet pretty bad so I figured a new one and some rtv will take care of it
 

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Just keep in mind for it the seat down all the way flush you will probably have to radius one of the six sides of the aluminum to fit the radius for the Machining on the trans case where that grommet is.
 
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So I welded the 3 holes shut, but the dipstick wouldn't go in then. So I had to cut it off completely, clean it out with a die grinder, then welded it back together again. Then welded the bracket back on. Took way longer that it should have.

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I was also able to start it tonight and had it running for maybe 5 minutes. I think the ps pump is quiet, but I can't tell for sure. I'm going to have to unhook the supercharger to make sure. I need to fix my cooling fans before I drive it much, as they aren't kicking on.

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Make sure to get it down here and whip my firebirds ass in the first 2 gears probably :ROFLMAO:
 

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