Hydroboost Help...

Discussion in 'Suspension, Steering, Brake & Wheel Topics' started by mjoc, Apr 24, 2020.

  1. mjoc

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    Ordered and just received my hydroboost unit and it doesnt have instructions on how to hook up the hydroboost lines.. I would like to do this, this weekend I need help to know which lines go where etc... THanks in ADvance

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    Which unit did you get? There area a couple of threads on here of people installing these units, try a search for Hydroboost , one the site and see if they come up, and call the people that you bought it from and ask for the install instructions, it works like a steering box, high and low side, you just want to make sure you hook it up right, so you don't make a mess, HAA HA , if the line blows off
     
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    I went with a company called ABSpowersteering.. I got a chrome unit with a wilwood master there three hose connection I ended up watching a lot of you tube videos and I think i figured it out. but I will use the search feature now too.

    Michael
     
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    I didn't think that that system used a master? I thought it ran on hydro fluid, from the power steering, right?
     
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    Hydro boost, from power steering, replaces the vacuum booster. You'll still have a master cylinder.
     
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    It eliminates the big brake vacuum booster, but the master still has to be there to pressurize the brake lines and work the calipers/drum cylinders.
     
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    Shows what an idiot I am, HAA HA , so it's like a regular system except the hyrdo provides the boost, and you need all the other regular brake lines and parts, got it!!
     
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    Find the pressure line from the Power steering Pump... the Hydro boost unit just hooks in series to this line.
    Check out my Project Progress Thread "My '73 Pro Street Project". Did this Mod. to my car a while back.
     
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    Trust me...before I got to see one in a shop I worked at many years ago, I thought it was some weird sorcery too.
     
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