1964 413 Power steering pump questions.

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  1. Drew-Pritchett

    Drew-Pritchett New Member

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    I recently bought this 1964 300k with the 413. It had a REALLY bad power steering leak and was missing the resivore cap. Now I'm on my third "rebuild kit" for this exact application, the first 2 kits had o-rings that were far too big in diameter. But anyway a few questions. Btw i believe this pump is a Thompson style.

    -how do I install this pulley back on? As you can see the shaft is plain-end with no threaded port for an installer tool.

    -or would it be better swapping over to a Saginaw (I can actually find those fairly easy)

    Any help would be TREMENDOUS!

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    Davea Lux Senior Member FCBO Gold Member

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    Check the front pulley, that looks like a hex nut to me, if so, the nut unscrews and the pulley is mounted on a tapered shaft. Some pumps in '64 had pressed on pulleys and some were on tapered shafts with a lock nut. The Federal pumps uses the same mounting hardware and that pump is available rebuilt at www.carid.com for about $200. Do not remember a saginaw pump for '64

    You can also have your existing pump rebuilt at www.larescorp.com

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    The pulley presses on. You have to take the reservoir off and support the shaft from the back or you will destroy thE pump. That is not a nut, it is a hex shape built on the pulley that does not turn. There are no threads, press fit only.

    I have a 1962 Chrysler 383 with the smaller pump like you have. I used a kit bought from eBay, Edelman 7900 and it fit like magic.

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    Well, ok then. I stand corrected.

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  5. Drew-Pritchett

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    Awesome, thanks guys. One more question, how in the world do I remove the shaft from the pump body to replace the o-rings in it??? Yals help is truly invaluable.
     
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    Wondering if anyone has any advice on how to remove the shaft from the pump body? That's one tuff cookie to figure out.
     
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    Dang, I ordered this exact kit and it's still too big....I'm totally lost on this I've spent near 75 bucks in different rebuild kits and none fit. Time to just buy a Saginaw and swap over I guess. Ugh