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Easier to swap steering box or sector shaft?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Zeus33rd, Dec 30, 2004.

  1. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    I need to do the 2wd steering box thing to finish up my steering...Would it be easier/faster to swap the entire box or just swap out the sector shafts?
     
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    cyclone 1/2 ton status

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    swap the shaft

    .... its way faster than removing/swapping the box
     
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    for me it was eaiser to swap the whole box, cause i put in the steering brace kit at the same time
     
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    When I originally did the Xover, I swapped boxes. Once I played with the relief valve in my pump to make up for the front locker, I started twisting sector shafts...so I've swapped a few of them both at home and on the trail. Seems to me it's 6 of one, half a dozen of the other. Which box is tighter?
     
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    Just the shaf, piece of cake. Be careful, the inside of my box reeked like manure.
     
  7. Zeus33rd

    Zeus33rd Smarter than you GMOTM Winner

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    Sounds like I'll be doing the shaft swap. And thanks for the link Steve...That answered alot of questions.:D
     
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    LOL no problem! :thumb::grin:
     

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