Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

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Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Lody94 » September 10th, 2013, 6:56 pm

Recently I've found a Integra 1.5 EX with power steering, and I am planning on transferring the system to my own teg. The seller says I would have to take off the whole subframe because it is a little different from the manual steered car.

Is this true, and would it be hard to remove the subframe using only a couple of jack's ?

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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby MinkelR » September 10th, 2013, 7:20 pm

This is true. Others have done it and would be able to give you more info than me.
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Postby 87g1teger » September 10th, 2013, 7:57 pm

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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby qikteg » September 10th, 2013, 11:29 pm

yep, its pretty straight forward, check the fsm and FAQ page i put up some pictures doing the reverse - power to manual steering.

a couple of jacks + jack stands and you'll be sweet. I didn't follow the FSM exactly, and forgot to loosen the steering shaft joint so after i removed all the subframe bolts, it was still being held up. but because it pulls, it makes it quite difficult to loosen, so just make sure you do that first.
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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Lody94 » September 11th, 2013, 5:59 am

Good to hear, and thanks for the tip + FAQ.
May I ask why you replaced the power steering for manual steering?

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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Biscuit » September 11th, 2013, 9:19 am

I did it for more horse power.
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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Miketakeahike » September 11th, 2013, 2:30 pm

How many bruised Donkeys did you get? :lol:


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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Lody94 » September 11th, 2013, 3:51 pm

Asked because I found a 1.5 EX, but if I want to buy the power steering swap I will have to put my old stuff on that car even though it's being sold in parts.

At least I know a little more about the process now :)


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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby qikteg » September 11th, 2013, 10:36 pm

i had a leaky steering rack and power steering pump - couldn't be a$$ed paying to get it fixed or replacing it, so just went for the manual rack from an AH civic.

reducing HP draw isn't a bad side effect though. same reason why i dropped the AC system as well.. compressor wasn't working, needed recharging, so i scrapped it.
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Re: Removing Subframe for power steering, hard?

Postby Biscuit » October 3rd, 2013, 10:15 am

Miketakeahike wrote:How many bruised Donkeys did you get? :lol:


Biscuit wrote:I did it for more horse power.


More HP was a side effect of not feeding it fluid two times a week.
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