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11-08-2019 08:45 AM
JJLT1
that one gets grimey and hard to see sometimes..
11-06-2019 12:48 PM
CCADAN Thanks for pictures, I got it lose.
11-04-2019 02:37 PM
JJLT1 think that's it,
top pic, down low just left of center..
2nd pic, bottom center..
11-04-2019 01:48 PM
CCADAN Does anyone have picture of hidden nut on power steering pump, i can't get pump to budge.
02-03-2015 11:18 PM
steelybill If I remember correctly, the mentioned stud has a nut on it, which can be reached by going across the rear of the pump. It's hard to see, but it's in there !
02-03-2015 08:09 PM
hotrodelco There is a hidden stud on the middle back of the pump, real hard to see and get to.
02-03-2015 07:50 PM
El Diablo Your engine will notice the new pump.
01-30-2015 04:24 PM
olderndirt After applying some pressure with a #2 crowbar, was able to get a socket on the offending bolt. I had all? bolts remove from the steering pump but no lateral movement - something in the upper right rear was hanging on. Thanks for the responses.
01-29-2015 08:18 PM
p.ward7885 Easiest way is to remove it. Just replaced my water pump last week.
01-29-2015 06:49 PM
JJLT1 take the driver side bolt out of the PS pump,, then see if it will swing up out of the way..
sometimes you just gotta remove it..
01-29-2015 06:39 PM
agoristmike Any reason not to pull the PS pump off entirely?
01-29-2015 06:27 PM
olderndirt
Replacing a water pump.

Replacing the water pump on my '83 El Camino 305 and have hit a stumbling block. The lower bolt on the right (driver) side of the pump is blocked by an adjustment slot on the steering pump bracket. I've loosened the pivot bolt, the aforementioned slot bolt and a bolt that allows adjustment on the air condition pump bracket. The steering pump will not budge - what am I missing? Do I have to remove it to get to the water pump bolt?

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