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Springy2112

Mk3 Cabriolet Electric Power Steering

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Hello all this is a thought for the future I have seen a company in the south West UK who supply/fit or supply a power steering conversion for the mk3 escort..it's the modern electric motor type from I think a corsa or similar...it looks to be a doable job just wondered if anyone has done or had this done...or should my tiny wife just go to the gym and get some biceps..

Or is this pointless if I wanted all the modern amenities just drive one of my other cars ??? Your thoughts would be welcome thanks ...

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Have seen a couple of mk4 escorts fitted as opptional extra at the time of manufacture ( I think the parts were Peugeot ) I have a mk4 cab and rs turbo,and a mk5 cab with power steering,I would have to say mk4 without power steering drives much better.

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Oh wow you like it without power steering that's very interesting...it's funny how we get used to the modern bits on cars...when me and wife were driving these cars first time round in the eighties we thought nothing of no power steering etc because that's all we had..

Then after 30 years of luxury that's the only thing on the little mk3 cab which I thought might be a slight put off for her when I've got it all ready...she hasn't driven it yet..but I suppose like me it only took a while to get used to move then steer again!!

Anyway thanks for your thoughts it's much appreciated..Cheers..

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The power steering on mk5 cab is good for parking the car,but at speed is very light not like modern cars.

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The power steering on mk5 cab is good for parking the car,but at speed is very light not like modern cars.

Change the pump, they do a speed sensitive one on the Scorpio for example that people retrofit onto other models, makes the steering a lot better.

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