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post #1 of 36 Old 11-23-2013, 01:28 AM Thread Starter
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Redhead steering gear

Just swapped the new gear box in yesterday . I think it was 600 bucks before u send the core back to them. Truck drives better then it ever has, it's actually responsive now. Wish I had done this a long time ago. Anyway don't wait if u are debating on doing this
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I think this is my next mod for sure! What were your symptoms before replacing the factory unit?
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Been seeing a rash of these lately with issues.
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Had a ton of slop but mostly in one direction. So far so good
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Been seeing a rash of these lately with issues.
what , issues with the redhead boxes? would like to know. Have been thinking about getting one
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Would like more info as well. Debating on just getting another OEM box since the stock one lasted well over 12 yrs.
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I just replaced mine a little over a year ago with a ford one and its already going bad.


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I heard a bunch a bad stuff lately too. Them not giving you your core money back.

I went with AGR instead. Im almost road worthy as I pulled my engine so I will let you all know this weekend as I just have to put the front end back together.

AGR box was $439 with machines in ports for hydraulic assist instead of crappy dampers. And to boot he doesn't want your core. Said its a POS and would never give that box to his worst enemy. Lol.

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Had a lot of people on Ford Trucks stating they've got had leaks and failures with them in the last 6 months. Enough that I wouldn't get one.
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I just replaced mine a little over a year ago with a ford one and its already going bad.
What's wrong with it?
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