Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

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Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by Famerbennie » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:06 pm

I Know This Has Been Done Millions & Millions Of Times But To Do A Jimny Power Steering Conversion On A SJ You Need

Jimny Box
Vitara Pump
Vitara Bottom Pulley
Vitara Belts
Vitara Res & Pipes

No Need For Any Other Pulleys etc

Does Anyone Have Pics/ Plans For Doing This

Don't Know If It Makes Any Difference But Mine Is A SJ410 With A 1300 Engine :er:

Any Help Would Be Much Appreciated

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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by Jordi » Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:25 pm

You can use the jimny reservoir and pipes but in my opinion neither the vit or jimny pipes fit very well. I had custom flexi pipes made.

Vitara pulleys are easiest but the bottom pulley needs re drilling to 4 stud instead of 5 stud. Not sure how easy it is to swap the alternator pulley over, or if a vit alternator will fit onto a 1.3?
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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by Famerbennie » Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:29 pm

Do You Have To Change The Alternator/ Pulley As I Saw Somewhere They Just Changed The Bottom Pulley :hmm:

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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by steve greenc3 » Mon Dec 30, 2013 7:34 pm

I drilled vitara bottom pulley to four stud fixing, then changed water pump and alternator to vit pulley"s and run on flat belts.

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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by donkeychomp » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:12 pm

Just wondering why anyone wants power steering? I ran 31" tyres on my old SJ, never had any problems and I was using a 13" steering wheel too. Seems like more to go wrong and adding more weight.
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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by Jordi » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:14 pm

donkeychomp wrote:Just wondering why anyone wants power steering? I ran 31" tyres on my old SJ, never had any problems and I was using a 13" steering wheel too. Seems like more to go wrong and adding more weight.
I found it fine on 31/10.50 but slow maneuvering on the 33/12.50s was a lot harder. PAS is a god send on 33s and over.
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Post by turbo-tom » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:15 pm

I use to run 31 on no pas and it was fine. i fitted pas because im lazy :tongue:
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Post by dan_2k_uk » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:18 pm

Yeah just a luxury really. The best luxury you could possibly think to add though!
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Post by Ladaman » Mon Dec 30, 2013 11:36 pm

dan_2k_uk wrote:Yeah just a luxury really. The best luxury you could possibly think to add though!
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Re: Jimny Power Steering Conversion On SJ

Post by Rhino32pg » Wed Sep 01, 2021 12:17 pm

Famerbennie wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2013 6:06 pm
I Know This Has Been Done Millions & Millions Of Times But To Do A Jimny Power Steering Conversion On A SJ You Need

Jimny Box
Vitara Pump
Vitara Bottom Pulley
Vitara Belts
Vitara Res & Pipes

No Need For Any Other Pulleys etc

Does Anyone Have Pics/ Plans For Doing This

Don't Know If It Makes Any Difference But Mine Is A SJ410 With A 1300 Engine :er:

Any Help Would Be Much Appreciated
Hi Farmerbennie, Did you ever do this conversion on your SJ410 ?

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