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Hydrosteer carries Australia’s largest range of heavy vehicle power steering products. The range covers new and re-manufactured Sheppard power steering gears, steering pumps, VIP steering wheels, steering slip shafts, mitre boxes and draglink assemblies that are made to OEM`s stringent quality specifications.

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Steering Gears

Hydrosteer are your expert in power steering systems. We have been supplying, diagnosing and remanufacturing steering gears since 1981.

Hydrosteer are able to service and supply steering gears for all makes and models of power steering gears, including TRW, JKC, Aisin Seiki, Koyo, R.H. Sheppard and ZF,to suit all makes and models of trucks including, Kenworth, Iveco, Mack, Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, UD and more. We are the authorized service agents for R.H. Sheppard (Asia Pacific) and Z.F Power steering systems (Vic., Tas., W.A., N.T.).

We can provide a remanufactured gear, rebuild your existing steering gear or provide you with a new gear. Our quality processes and in-depth experience allow us to offer you the same 12 month warranty on a re-manufactured or a rebuild of your own gear as you would receive when you purchase a new gear.

Our experience has been hard won from vehicles which work in some of the harshest conditions in the world. From this Hydrosteer has developed enhancements which give you a more reliable, longer lasting power steering system.

Steering System Parts

Power steering systems are our bread and butter and so are the parts which they use. We have the largest range of power steering system parts across all system brands, including TRW, ZF, R.H. Sheppard and JKC, Aisin Seiki, Koyo to suit all makes and models of trucks including, Kenworth, Iveco, Mack, Hino, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, UD and more.

Access our years of experience rebuilding steering gears and solving steering problems to get the right parts to repair your gear.

We have applied that hard won experience to developing enhancements which suit Australian conditions. Our range includes draglink ends, universal joints, pitman or drop arms, caster wedges, seal kits, oil reservoirs, filters and it is growing every day.

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Power Steering Pumps and Parts

Pumps are a common cause of failure in a power steering system. We carry a large range of power steering pumps from manufacturers such as ZF, LUK / Ixetic and Vickers. Our extensive application and troubleshooting knowledge will speed up the process of identifying the correct pump for your vehicle and get you back on the road.

We also have a large range of seal and component kits for power steering pumps. We can rebuild your pump, provide a seal and component kit or provide you with brand new pump.

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Draglink Assemblies and Rod Ends

 

 

Hydrosteers range of draglinks suit all makes and models of heavy vehicle, including Japanese, North American and European vehicles. Our draglinks are made to the highest quality standards and are often supplied to OEM manufacturers.

Our draglink assemblies stand apart because they typically have fully adjustable, replaceable ends. This saves money in the long run because you can just replace the worn end.

Our “Vehicle off Road” and “build to sample” services will make sure we get you back on the road with the minimum downtime.

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Slip Shafts

Slip shafts are a critical part of the steering system. Incorrectly maintained, worn or damaged slip shafts have a significant effect on steering effort and vehicle behavior. Hydrosteer have a large range of slip shafts to suit North American, European and Japanese vehicles. We can also custom make slip shafts and our range of enhancement’s improves the lifespan, steering performance and driver feel.

Our “Vehicle off Road” and “build to sample” services will make sure we get you back on the road with the minimum downtime.

We also have a range of steering columns to suit many vehicles.

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Steering Wheels

Hydrosteer is a distributor for VIP steering wheels and can provide a wheel for most makes and models of North American Trucks and buses. The wheels are available in wood, leather wrap and polyurethane materials to suit your needs.

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Cooling Systems

Australian conditions are some of the harshest in the world. These can put unique stresses on a power steering system; these stresses cause reduction in the performance of power steering systems and a significantly reduced lifespan.

Hydrosteer developed COOLFLOW cooling system, which are designed for local applications are easy to clean and have proven results in some of the harshest climates in the country.

The COOLFLOW system comes in a range of colours and can be fitted to power steering, fuel system, Axle and transmissions to reduce temperatures and increase the life of system components.

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Steering System Service

Hydrosteer have 3 fully equipped workshops in Bayswater Victoria, Laverton Victoria and Maddington W.A.. Workshop services include a free steering system diagnosis, steering system optimisation, steering gear remanufacturing, pump refurbishment, Dual Control Conversions, LHD to RHD conversions, Road – Rail Vehicles. All completed by qualified technicians with years of experience in heavy vehicle power steering systems.

Customers are amazed at the difference in steering performance after our full optimization has been carried out.

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Engineered Products

Hydrosteer is respected for its technical ability and is often engaged by OEM design teams to assist in providing innovative and cost effective solutions for new and existing heavy vehicles.

Our design team utilises the latest 3D software which enables us to converse freely with all manufacturers and suppliers. Our expertise has been applied in the following areas:

  • Full system design and implementation
  • Custom designed steering gears ( ratio change, porting, torsion bar weights, hi-temp seals )
  • Pitman arm fabrication ( twin-steer and double ended arms )
  • Dual control conversions ( waste Industry)
  • Twin –steer conversions (8×4)
  • LHD to RHD conversions ( Imported Vehicles )
  • Road Railers ( Vehicles designed to operate on the railway system as well as highway)
  • Defence ( Australian Army )
  • Mining ( Off-highway Pit haulers )