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One more piece to the steering problem puzzle. I've exhausted all my options so I broke down and spent the bones for this sucker. Hopefully I'll get it put in soon so I'll know if it was a waste of money like everything else I've tried so far.

Rebuilt steering box. I cannot move the input shaft with my bare hands which I could do easily on the old box which has gotten my hopes up that this might actually help.
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Maybe when you figure out your steering I will figure out my popping. You going to read that spanish paper, I got something shipped to me wrapped in a chinese paper, pretty trippy
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The funny thing is that I didn't even notice the paper was in spanish until I was looking at the pic after I posted it lol.
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so it did or didnt work?
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he hasn't installed it yet
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I'm going to try to get it put on today. I'll let you know how it goes.
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he hasn't installed it yet
i couldnt tell by his response. almost sounded like he did.
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Good news! Got the steering box in and I think its safe to say......CASE CLOSED! This rebuilt box made the truck steer like I would expect a straight axle to steer!. Its no rack and pinion IFS but it drives pretty damn straight! I drove the truck about 30 miles at 70mph and I was able to let go of the steering wheel and the truck was tracking straight! I'm super excited lol!

So in honor of all the headaches this freaking junkyard steering box gave me.......
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Nobody like a loose box.

Glad you got it figured out!
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do i need to go back in this thread to find where i told you to buy a new box? im sure i did somewhere.. lol

glad you got it all worked out! i did the same thing. it was so worth the $$ to buy that new box.
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I'm sure you suggested it somewhere LOL. I guess thats what I get for trying to get away with a $70 box instead of one thats $300+
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Well atleast now you can feel better about yourself that you didn't do anything wrong, plus you probably learned a lot more about suspension geometry and adjustments now lol.
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you be nice to that old box, it tried its best, but glad you figured it out
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where are the pics where there is a 35 under the water?
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where are the pics where there is a 35 under the water?
I think they're in one of Koyn's threads somewhere lol.

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you be nice to that old box, it tried its best, but glad you figured it out
Its best wasn't good enough lol.

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rite on lets go wheelin...lol
Lets do it. I'm down for Sunday if I don't have anything going on......but I probably do cause its Memorial Day weekend and my sister is in town again. its always something lol.
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your truck looks great and glad u got it all working right now

I went threw your theard and i didnt see any axle trimming. Ive started getting the parts to do a sas swap and trying to find an axle i dodnt need to trim down for width. Also i saw u bought a drive shaft for the front that looked like it bolted right in were did u get that (shorter one) im trying just lift it like 4-5 inchs with the swap just anof to run 35s. Also i saw u got a new steering shaft were did u get that too. ( trying to get all the parts i am going to need before i take it apart it my dd so i cant have it down to long ) any help would be great thanks
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your truck looks great and glad u got it all working right now

I went threw your theard and i didnt see any axle trimming. Ive started getting the parts to do a sas swap and trying to find an axle i dodnt need to trim down for width. Also i saw u bought a drive shaft for the front that looked like it bolted right in were did u get that (shorter one) im trying just lift it like 4-5 inchs with the swap just anof to run 35s. Also i saw u got a new steering shaft were did u get that too. ( trying to get all the parts i am going to need before i take it apart it my dd so i cant have it down to long ) any help would be great thanks
The axle didn't need cut down, it was already the right width. Too skinny IMO. The front driveshaft and steering shaft were both custom jobs, just not done by me. I picked them up from a fellow forum member that was redoing his SAS.
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The axle didn't need cut down, it was already the right width. Too skinny IMO. The front driveshaft and steering shaft were both custom jobs, just not done by me. I picked them up from a fellow forum member that was redoing his SAS.
ok thanks
i least know i now that they can be made from a good drive shaft shop and i will need to figure out how to make a good steering shaft
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