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post #1 of 8 Old 11-18-2011, 04:56 AM Thread Starter
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steering box!

where can i go to get a new steering box for my 05. i have seen online they are going for about 300 bucks. anybody have any luck anywhere else or a different solution?
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I wouldn't buy one online, I would get it from a local sore, there are alot of poorly reman'd products you can get online. Go somewhere that uses A1 Cardone or a company with a similar reputation. I would hate to see you go through all the labor and fight that thing for it to be a repainted junkyard item to save a few bucks.

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try redhead gear box or redtop not sure of the name. I forgot. They are much better then stock

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They are Redhead and that is the only place to go.

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I stripped my internals doing rockcrawling last year, so i priced them out. $374 at any dealer(reman only), bit more from redhead, with shipping both ways, 100-200 at wrecking yards. $1100 for ORU new steering box ported and built with Hydro assist steering kit. I went with ORU. With full time locker up front, i needed it. Dont think I will ever need another steering setup again.

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Red head is the best replacement without doing something crazy like jetjock.


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I would call redhead I got a ford reman box about 13 months ago and it doesn't seem as tight as I remember. I'll save and call them next time.

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a1 cardone = junk I put one on mine and I'm starting to get my road wonder back. Kept my oem box to send to redhead...

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