[V6-12v] Re: High Pressure Power Steering Hose

David Torrey davidtorrey2004 at yahoo.com
Sun Mar 6 12:01:30 EST 2005

Karl Nitz was the one who posted this method a few
years a go.  He has since sold his '92 100 and I don't
think he is currently on the list.

Mike you are right, the vacuum booster is in the way, 
but I am confident you an do it.  Keep us posted.

Best regards

David Torrey

--- Kneale Brownson <knotnook at traverse.com> wrote:

> Someone posted a couple years ago about starting the
> banjo bolt back into
> the rack by wrapping a string around the threads
> near the inner washer in a
> manner so that when you pull on the string, it turns
> the bolt righty-tighty
> back into the rack.  Then all you need is to get the
> bolt into place, put a
> little pressure on the head and pull the string.
> Wouldn't the A6 version use O-rings like the V8 and
> '91 200s?
> At 05:38 AM 3/4/2005 -0800, David Torrey wrote:
> >Mike -
> > 
> >The difficult part of this job is removing and
> connecting the end of the 
> >hose attached to the steering rack.  With a long 
> open end wrench it is 
> >possible to remove the bolt without removing the
> rack.  Very small 1/8 
> >turns.  I may have a write-up at home, it's been at
> least three years since 
> >I replaced mine on a '93 100CSQW.  Inserting the
> banjo bolt with new crush 
> >washer was no joke.  Can be done with patience and
> a little grease to hold 
> >the washer and bolt together.

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