HOW TO DO AN ADVANCED SEARCH.

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:56 pm by Admin


For the benefit of 944Hybrids users there are two search functions available for you to use.
The purpose of this sticky is to explain the "Advanced Search" function because it is much more powerful and is the best choice when researching information.

When you log on to the site a list of options is shown in a line at the top of the page. One option is labelled "Search", use this option (NOT the search box lower down on the right).

After you click on the upper search option, a drop down box appears. At the bottom of this box is a radio button marked "Advanced …

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2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

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2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  tkrame944 on Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:01 pm

i am now getting down to nearing the end of my build, and one of my next steps will be plumbing in my hydrobooster and rack. i have heard some about an aftermarket ps pump but i dont remember any details. right now i have a stock 2000 corvette ps pump with a 1983 bmw 740il hydroboost, and stock 1986 944 na rack. will thoes all work together or will the stock ps pump not run the corect pressure, or have correct lines.

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PS Pump

Post  fliermike45 on Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:28 am

I'm using a Turn One PS Pump with Mustang HB and stock 944 rack.
So far so good.

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  docwyte on Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:36 am

If you plan on tracking your car you should get the Turn 1 pump. On the street the corvette pump will be ok...

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  tkrame944 on Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:24 pm

My car will be a street car, but i want it to preform without hesitation. Will i be disapointed with the stock pump? How does it lack?

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  Patb on Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:17 pm

I'm Running a stock Camero pump with the BMW Hydro and 86NA rack.
The brakes are fine, they come on with a light touch and stop just fine.
You will need to run the BMW or equal size reservoir as the "bomb" holds about a dozen stops. Thats a nice size puddle of oil.
The steering is more consistent above idle so I guess the higher pressure pump would address that. I'm not worried about it for street use

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  docwyte on Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:24 am

On the track the pressure the stock pump gives is wrong and the power steering fluid will boil. On the street it's not a problem.

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  tkrame944 on Thu Oct 04, 2012 5:58 pm

sounds good thanks for the help. i will just use the one i have and my bmw resivior. and i could throw my porsche power steering cooler on also is that reconmended?

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PS Reservoir

Post  fliermike45 on Thu Oct 04, 2012 7:47 pm

I switched my PS cooler from right to left side and plumbed it into the return line.

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  Arthropraxis on Thu Oct 04, 2012 8:24 pm

Did you use the original Porsche power steering cooler?
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Cooler

Post  fliermike45 on Fri Oct 05, 2012 5:05 am

Yes

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  tkrame944 on Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:33 pm

That sounds like a good set up I don't want to over heat anything when I go all out

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Re: 2000 covette ps pump work with bmw hydro and stock rack?

Post  Tim on Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:00 pm

tkrame944 wrote:i am now getting down to nearing the end of my build, and one of my next steps will be plumbing in my hydrobooster and rack. i have heard some about an aftermarket ps pump but i dont remember any details. right now i have a stock 2000 corvette ps pump with a 1983 bmw 740il hydroboost, and stock 1986 944 na rack. will thoes all work together or will the stock ps pump not run the corect pressure, or have correct lines.

I didn't think there was an 83 740iL?
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