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Hydo assist, redneck ram or...?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by camok5, Jun 27, 2005.

  1. camok5

    camok5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I plan on running 37'' tires on my daily driver (86 blazer, crossover steering) and want to know whos hydo assist setup I should run. I like the redneck ram setup (price) but have heard that the rams they use end up leaking. Is there another good company in that price range or have they fixed the problem? Plus what size ram should I run since it will be my daily driver and I dont want it to turn to slowly? Also what are the pros and cons of a single sided ram vs a dual?
     
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    JK5 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    You could have Matt do the box...and get the "Rockstomper" ram kit.

    I have AGR box with the rockstomper kit... (I didn't know about Matt then)
    the ram has a bent shaft...no leaky. :grin:
     
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    The ram looks beefy...and rebuildable...nice find. :cool1:
     
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    camok5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Nice ram but I would still like to find a full kit with a box.
     
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    I think he will port/tap/rebuild the box to fit the ram for about $175.
     
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    thats the best looking kit ive seen yet. thats what i will be gettting soon for sure.
     
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    Will this ram work for a blazer and what length do I need?
     
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    PSC is the only setup we install. We have had excellent luck with their parts and the customer service is top notch.
     
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    I went with the redneck ram setup back in the day because it was the most inexpensive..
    I have had it on for about 2 years and no problem with the steering box, though i've been through about 5 rams. I've heard of other guys going through 5 steering boxes but i can't say for sure.
    The last time my ram started leaking, i took it apart, and got some $0.99 o rings at a hardware store that were 1.5" x .125" like i needed, I rebuilt the ram myself, using a bit of grease upon assembly so it wouldn't tear the seal.
    This ram has lasted me longer than any ram in the past, and hasn't leaked a drop.
     

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