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post #1 of 6 Old 11-16-2011, 12:15 PM Thread Starter
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steering gearbox leaking?

i just installed my dual steering stabilizers yesterday and was under the truck today making sure everything was cool. i noticed some fluid leaking from where the pitman arm attaches to the spline on the steering gearbox. it only leaks when the wheels are at full turn. when straight i dont see anything coming out. my steering seems fine right now but how do i fix it. new gearbox, news seals or what? god this front end is starting to cost a fortune

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
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someone has had this happen before?

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
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I replaced my steering box with a redhead.

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How do you like it? Feel tighter? Easy swap?

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
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No issues. Pretty staight forward, but can get messy. Look to see if the pump has any leaks. they are cheap and you're that far into the project.

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Ill probably be doing it soon as my leak hasnt gone away yet. Thanks for the heads up on the pump

06 f350: 8" ICON 2.5 resi's, ouo ala's, pmf track bar, dual stabilizers, custom 5" exhaust, 37" BFG km2's, 4.30s, 08 tailgate w/step, 08 tail lights, coolant filter, BPB oil cooler w/p 58v ficm and radiator, ARPs, 175cc, MTW s1 billet, ported intake, egr delete, onboard air and gearhead tunes
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