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I've played around for a couple of years now with my power steering and have finally had enough. I've adjusted and replaced the valve, replaced the ram, adjusted and replaced the steering box and replaced the pump: it still has too much slack. So I've decided to ditch the p/s system and go to manual steering. An easy way to pick up some cheap hp on the 393w. I need some pics of what the pulley setup looks like on a early 351w with manual steering. It looks like I may have to change my harmonic balancer pulley too, I thought I could just leave the one groove empty but the man. steering pulley may have a different angle to it. I want to go to rack and pinion but it just isn't in the budget right now. Just finished the stroker motor and have since bought a truck so pretty much am broke.

On another note I just ordered a Northern Aluminum Rad from my local parts store they were a little more than the US outfits like summit and speedway motors but I figure at least I don't have to deal with the shipping and duty. I ordered the 19 x 26 as I wanted to go with as big as I could to cool the 393. It just doesn't want to cool, I've put in a 160 thermostat, fan clutch in conjunction with an electrical fan, water wetter and nothing seems to do it. Hopefully this helps a lot. What have you guys done for mounting these rads? I'm guessing I'll have to make some sort of shroud as well....

Lastly, any of you that are using Mallory VI-AL boxes what are you experiences with them? I've installed mine along with a breakerless conversion kit and whenever the car is hot it doesn't start for a damn. There is no power going to the coil. A Fellow VMF'er said that they can be known for doing that when they are hot. What are you experiences with these units and how did you fix them?

Okay I guess that is enough for one post
Thanks in advance for your help
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