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Crossover steering costs

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Butch, Dec 9, 2000.

  1. Butch

    Butch 1/2 ton status

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    Prior to the Easter (four letter word) Safari, I am going to install a doubler, and crossover. I would like to know approximate costs involved from whoever has already done crossover. Thanks. T

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  2. keith

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    Depdog has done the most cost effective way. I used rod ends and AGR pump and box, and the borgenson steering shaft. my total crossover complete was around 1200. thats machine work and the purchase of the flat top knuckle and the kit from ORD and the stuff mentioned above.

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  3. Butch

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    I was hoping you were going to say about half that much, but I guess you get what you pay for. By the way, how do you like the AGR box and pump?

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    Its like Dblazer said. I changed everything at one time so I couldn't single out one product,but over all I would never go back it is awesome. I can park anywhere. Turns very sharp.

    79 Blazer 6"lift 35's locked/4:56 http://www.keith.coloradok5.com
     
  5. Depdog

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    I have somewhere in the neighborhood of 600 bucks tied up in my crossover setup, this involves some horsetrading at the junk yard and using stock tie rod stuff.

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  6. AZK5

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    I converted my Dana 60 front axled K5 to crossover.
    Stupidlift dropped pitman arm $50
    2 RH Autozone GM tie rod ends $54
    Autozone rebuilt 2wd steering gear box $176
    McMaster-Carr 7/8"-18 RH tap $48
    tie rod end reamer $50 (I split the cost with a friend)
    1"X3" barstock for steering arm $18 (I fabricated)
    Not including miscellaneous items I had in my garage.
    I made the draglink from the bent tie rod that came with the front Dana 60. I cut off the bent section.
    Total: $396 excluding shipping and tax.
    CB
     
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    OK, done two so far, both on my one tons...free 2WD steering box (father-in-law runs a junkyard), Superlift #1104 dropped pitman arm and custom steering arm (from Parts Mike) was $150, had a stock tie rod laying around and cost to shorten it to work as the drag link was $25...so total I have in each of mine is $175. If you're doing it to a 1/2 or 3/4 ton, you gotta figure the cost of a passenger side flat top knuckle. Call Parts Mike (530-885-0673). Good luck!!

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