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Ranger Steering Box

Why does no one use a ranger steering box? is the yoda one stronger?
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you smokin crack?

98+ is rack and pinion
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if you are thinking the older boxes wont work they mount on the inside of the frame there is no room in there.
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Right. I like the old Ford 78-79 boxes, but they're too hard to come by in good shape and expensive to rebuild. I've got two of them and consider myself lucky. They can be had, but they're not plentiful enough to suit me.

The Yota box isn't as strong -- but if you put a ram on steering box strength matters less.
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to all the funny ones at the top i'm not stupid

and Badkarma has an isuzu box INSIDE the frame.. dont believe me ask him.

last time i brought it up yall waved the BS flag.. guess who's actually seen his truck..
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the pictures i saw his isuzu box was on the outside of the frame! must have changed it
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But it would be funnier if you were stupid! Why did you have to go and be all smart and stuff!
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the pictures i saw his isuzu box was on the outside of the frame! must have changed it
yea it is on the inside now
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nm! i just found that pic its in the inside... my bad
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yea before i left he said he used it to keep it inside and keep it out of the way of the tires and w/e

over christmas i just had to see to confirm lol
anyone know if an E250 is inside or outside?
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outside...

i like that isuzu box on the inside...
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I agree with John.....the F-150 box is a very strong box...if you can find one in good shape, it is worth using in your SAS....
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well i have a feeling the 250 box will be stronger.. if it works it'll save me a ton of money
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well i have a feeling the 250 box will be stronger.. if it works it'll save me a ton of money
if i am not mistaken, the F-250 and F-150 boxes are the same..
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lets get a pic of the inside frame box that we are talking about
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lets get a pic of the inside frame box that we are talking about
the Ranger box or the Isuzu box




I found this on Explorer Forum:

This is an FJ-60 steering box. The guy said his stock steering lines bolted in without modification. He also says you can use an Aerostar steering shaft to go between the wheel and the steering box. This box looks pretty beefy like the F-150 boxes.

Starts at the top of Post #3:
http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...d.php?t=168674


http://www.explorerforum.com/forums/...d.php?t=168674
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here are a few pictures

f250 box


box on the other side of the frame ( i have no info)


isuzu box on the inside
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Here's my F-150 box at an early phase -- just mounted:




And later with more of the suspension mounted:



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i bet you guys with the '98+ doing the SAS's wish Ford would have kept the larger frame horns like in the '97 and older Rangers....This is the passanger side, the driverside doesn't have all the holes in it:




This picture shows where a Ranger's box (that is inside the frame) comes to inrelation to the engine....The connecting rod is attached to the end of my 6" drop pitman arm:
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or just do this and be done with it.


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box on the other side of the frame ( i have no info)
dang! i really wish i would have thought of this type of stuff when i saw the truck and took pics. I think he told me it's all cherokee up there....cherokee box as well...but no clue.
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or just do this and be done with it.


wow......it doesn't look that strong though.....maybe it is...
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