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  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 7:47 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
What is the best way to drain & flush the system of the old fluid?
Remove the return line from the reservoir, drain fluid into bucket, put line in bucket, plug hole in reservoir, start bus and ke ...
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:22 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
What is the best way to drain & flush the system of the old fluid?
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:19 pm   Subject: Re: Power Steering
There may be a shuttle valve that may be stuck or a relief valve that may be stuck open, dumping the pressure back into the reservoir that is needed for steering assist. The best thing to do is to get ...
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2013 3:14 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
Usually those reservoirs have that in them, somebody may have removed them already. It is possible the filter is still in there, as there a few different filters of different heights. I usually put on ...
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:51 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
I had the cover off the other day to check the fluid level because the foam piece at the dipstick cap kept wiping the fluid off the dipstick & i couldn't get a read. I didn't notice a spring or fi ...
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 8:31 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
Here's the res pic I happen to have on hand, ill take more pics tomorrow morning, or as soon as the thunderstorms leave town.... It's nasty and flood warnings happening right now.
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 5:49 pm   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
Yes the steering turns more with higher rpm.... Could not find a filter & don't see anything inline near the reservoir. Did notice a wet fitting at the bottom of the reservoir though.
I'm just g ...
  Topic: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
SheThunder

Replies: 14
Views: 8857

PostForum: General Bus Forum - All Bus Topics   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:59 am   Subject: 1947 GMC PD3751 power steering help
Hello there....

I have a 1947 GMC PD3751 Silverside Greyhound Bus that has had a power steering mod.
Can not turn front wheels while sitting still, but turns fine with both wheels off the ground. ...
  Topic: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
SheThunder

Replies: 4
Views: 4301

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:27 am   Subject: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
General Bus Forum works.
Thank You Very Happy
  Topic: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
SheThunder

Replies: 4
Views: 4301

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 5:30 pm   Subject: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
Thank You Smile
Can you please guide me to the appropriate area to discuss mechanical issues?
  Topic: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
SheThunder

Replies: 4
Views: 4301

PostForum: Member Introductions and Announcements   Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 10:55 am   Subject: Hello from Virginia.... Nice to have found you!
Looking forward to the journey.

My bus is a 1947 GMC PD3751-032 Silverside Greyhound
Her name is "Thunder"

http://www.guitarpickinmama.com/thunder

Hope to see ya out there poundin ...
 
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