front plate on 4.3 chevy


Old 06-03-02, 04:01 PM
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front plate on 4.3 chevy

this plate holds the a.c. alt. and p.s. the trouble is the belt puts to much pull on power steering plup. the plate breaks at this location. is there another way to keep the p.s. pump on. welded it one time broke in same place. i am changing the motor now and would like to know how to fix this. thank you
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Old 06-03-02, 06:31 PM
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replace your bracket with a new one or a used one, welding it just makes it brittle so it will break easier next time you should also have another bracket for the p/s pump that bolts to the front exhaust manifold stud and the back of the p/s pump.

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