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 Post subject: Re: power steering dead
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 11:43 am 
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Ride: 96 EL Futura

Location: hamilton
VIC, Australia

happend 2 me 2 nites ago but mind u i was having a bitta fun with the car haha, just lost ps alltogether ended up being dead pump which sucked for the long drive home lol, hopefully its nothing 2 major
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 Post subject: Re: power steering dead
Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2010 12:43 pm 
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Ride: EL Fairmont, VFR400 racer

Power: 144 rwkw

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VIC, Australia

When I bought my power steering fluid, I didn't know there were different types...always thought it was the red stuff.

Anyways I went to Kmart and bought myself whatever they had...fortunately for me, they had the correct stuff...and on special. The colour of the fluid is golden/brown rather than red. It is Formula F and according to Valvoline, it is used specifically for EL and AU power steering pumps.

I was told by arm79 that the brown fluid is supposed to be able to handle heat better and stay cooler over the red stuff.

 

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