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Looks awesome. Would love to see more on the hydro assist. Info on what you used?
i used a pcs toyota ifs steering box with a 6.25" stroke pcs hydro assist ram, toyota trail gear pitman arm built an axle truss on the dana44 to mount it to, also used russell stainless braided power steering lines and ends and needed a fitting for the stock 4.0 ranger power steering pump, toyota trail gear pitman arm
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i used a pcs toyota ifs steering box with a 6.25" stroke pcs hydro assist ram, toyota trail gear pitman arm built an axle truss on the dana44 to mount it to, also used russell stainless braided power steering lines and ends and needed a fitting for the stock 4.0 ranger power steering pump, toyota trail gear pitman arm
How does the stock pump do with the ram assist? I have heard that it's not powerful enough to run it.
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How does the stock pump do with the ram assist? I have heard that it's not powerful enough to run it.
it actually is powering it now i can steer with my pinky but it has a slight wine over 3k rpm but there is a leak on one of the hose ends, i think it needs to be tighten hopefully the wine stops.
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it actually is powering it now i can steer with my pinky but it has a slight wine over 3k rpm but there is a leak on one of the hose ends, i think it needs to be tighten hopefully the wine stops.
That's good to hear
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What diameter cylinder do you have?
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What diameter cylinder do you have?
2.0" diameter cylinder with 6" Stroke x 3/4" shaft
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haven't been on in sometime now figured id upload some new photos
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Super clean. Looks like it flexes really well. Makes me want to ditch my leafsprings.

Got any more pics of your rear bumper?
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very nice
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very nice
thanks! we basically have the same build
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bumper photos
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2004 ranger straight axle swap and build

Not sure how I missed this. Nice work.
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Super clean. Looks like it flexes really well. Makes me want to ditch my leafsprings.

Got any more pics of your rear bumper?
got them posted! the front fox coil overs are really nice I'm debating on four linking the rear for a set.
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4 link would be nice!
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