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post #11 of 12 Old 05-17-2016, 07:26 PM
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I just replaced my steering box after 257k miles. At first I was disappointed but after a few days it wore in. Much less play than before.

I think as long as everything is tight it's the steering shaft itself. I've heard of a few people putting a new steering shaft on and it made a huge difference.
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Got the new steering box installed today and now it drives like a dream.

I went into it thinking there was slim to no chance of working. But, it was my last hope.

Thanks for the advice.
What brand did you guys go with? I'm in the same boat and need to replace mine soon. I've heard of having to get a ported hydroboost if you go with a redhead box. Also, what brand pump to go with? I was looking at AGR but then read some less than appealing reviews about them.

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post #12 of 12 Old 05-17-2016, 09:21 PM
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I used vision from my fiance's work and it works good. The redhead box is a direct for with no mods needed
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