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156 Modified steering rack/pump pipes

Does anyone know which Indy has developed the 156 Modified steering rack/pump pipes ?
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Are some of your pipes bust?

You can have pipes made up at hydraulic workshops. Like this set of HANSA Flex pipes that are 100bar capable, 150degC and oil/petrol resistant and it did not cost too much.

I needed these thicker ones for higher flow - they have thinner pipes that are 28bar, 150degC, oil/petrol resistant too...
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Excellent suggestion but I cannot find any hydraulic workshops in London ! I am sure through previous discussions that one of the Indies here manufactured modified 156 rack/pump pipes because of the design fault and some 156 failures in the Alfa championship.....
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Hmm, yup in the city-centers these things are tricky. Let's hear from others

I have had 2 PS pumps fail on me over time on different cars - both were fitted with the ZF pumps (the same form factor - can't remember the car it came from) and all is happy now. The one high pressure coupling's thread was a bit tricky to get on...
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