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Just a few of the basics to so maybe somebody can help me out. K20a2 crank pulley, 3.4" 7psi pulley, Ep3 EPS and all standard pulleys(alternator, AC, etc.). I'm having trouble trying to figure out a belt size for it??? Thanks for any help guys!

P.S. Somebody told me a 62.2" 7 rib, but that seems too big?
 

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On a scale of 1-10 I rate the EPS swap as a 7. In a nutshell here's what's involved (This is NOT intended to be an inclusive or accurate DIY!!!!):
1. Remove pump, resevoir, and hydraulic lines
2. Disconnect tie rods from struts, unbolt rack and remove it. (easy if you're a contortionist)
3. Swap tie rods to EPS rack
4. Install new rack and re-connect tie rods
5. Mount EPS control module inside passenger compartment
6. Route control wires to rack and plug in
7. connect large ground wire to quality ground.
8. Connect large power wire to battery using 60a fuse
9. Now you have a set of wires that must be spliced into your dash harness, you must connect Ignition, VSS, and RPM. To determine which wires to use from the control module you need the SI wiring manual, and to determine the destination you need the RSX wiring manual.
If your engine is out of the car it's much easier, more like a 4, but that's just my opinion.
 

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^^^

Basically that is all you do. We were able to do it in just over a day. My only problem was that the motor and rack that I had were both bad. So I had to:

1. Take out my old stuff
2. install the new stuff
3. remove the new stuff
4. install more new stuff
5. remove old motor
6. install new motor

Once I did that, then I could wire it all up, which didn't take long at all (another CRSX member that is local did the splicing for me).

Ofcourse I bugged the heck outta jim and sonny too :laughing:
 

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Thanks once again for the reply guys!:thumbsup: I'll by a few. Anybody have the part number to accompany their recommended belt size? I've been give the wrong belt size multiple times and I think the local parts stores employ morons.:thumbsdow
 

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The 4070630 is what you use if you have no pump PS. EPS or manual this is the belt.
Thanks once again for the reply guys!:thumbsup: I'll by a few. Anybody have the part number to accompany their recommended belt size? I've been give the wrong belt size multiple times and I think the local parts stores employ morons.:thumbsdow
that is the gatorback part number right there
 

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If you have the 2.6 blower pulley and EPS then 62.2 is the belt. Any pulley at 3.0 or larger, then 63 is your belt. Trick with the 2.6 pulley and 62.2 belt, you have to take off the blower pulley, route the belt around all the pulleys over the tensioner, slide the blower pulley back on while keeping the key from falling out and then slide your tensioner wrenches in and with a little luck and some hard cursing, slide the belt under the tensioner and you are home free. 15psi is the name of the game.
 

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If you have the 2.6 blower pulley and EPS then 62.2 is the belt. Any pulley at 3.0 or larger, then 63 is your belt. Trick with the 2.6 pulley and 62.2 belt, you have to take off the blower pulley, route the belt around all the pulleys over the tensioner, slide the blower pulley back on while keeping the key from falling out and then slide your tensioner wrenches in and with a little luck and some hard cursing, slide the belt under the tensioner and you are home free. 15psi is the name of the game.
cursing is key when doing installs. Only when you have the anger of the Hulk are you able to get installations turned around and start to make progression. I've learned this during my hardcore modding days
 
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