Yeah the box is definitely trashed. I haven't heard any negative things about the red head boxes, is it common?
When I do mine, I'm doing the red head unless someone on here wants to sell me their 6.7 box for <500 dollarsYou need some more beef:
F250 Steering gear box upgrade with 2016 6.7 gear boxThis topic has been brought up a few times and I noticed many questions went unanswered. I wanted to create a new post that would answer any questions anyone had when it came to swapping out the original 6.0 steering gear with a newer 6.7 steering gear. My original steering gear was tired and...www.powerstroke.org