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How much HP or E.T can be gained by switching to a manual rack? Some say none because they claim the PS pump doesn't use any engine power until the wheels are being turned.
It must be worth something because most serious drag racers go with a manual rack.
 

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I can't imagine the PS pump sucking up any more than 2hp when the wheels aren't being turned.
 

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So it's not really worth it then...
 

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Taking the power steering belt off of my 68 mustang was worth a 10th every time for me.I'm not sure if the newer style pump is more effecient or not.I would try bypassing it next time you are at the track.
 
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