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Hydro assist questions

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by gmule, Dec 8, 2002.

  1. gmule

    gmule 1/2 ton status

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    I know alot of you guys run a hydro assist and I have a couple of questions.

    Does the hydro assist help keep your steering wheel from violently jerking out of your hand if you slip of a rock and land hard?

    Does it help prevent frame damage to the frame around where the gear box mounts to?
     
  2. Shaggy

    Shaggy 3/4 ton status

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    <font color="green"> I don't run the assist yet, but I can answer your questions. Yes, and yes. It's the ultimate stering stabilizer. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif </font color>
     
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    Shaggy's right, YES, YES, YES.
    it is the ultimate steering stabilizer. It stops almost all death wobbles also.
     
  4. zakk

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    hey matt did the steering box show up to ya?
     
  6. TheLakeRat

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    Yes it came in but i didn't get a chance to open it up because i hurt my back swinging a sledge and have been doped up since wednesday on pain pills.
    Thanks again for getting it back to me. You got that other one put on yet?
     
  7. gmule

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    Thanks for the link
    this is a picture of what position I was in when my frame broke in four places leaving me unable to turn right
    [​IMG]
     
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  9. gmule

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  10. jc71355

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    Did the frame brake when you landed? It doesn't look like that big of a drop but pictures can be decieving /forums/images/graemlins/wink.gif
     
  11. gmule

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    I think it broke during the climb up the holes and rocks and just got to the point that instead of turning the wheels it pushed the frame rail to the outside twisting the whole section up and out. all that was holding it was the last inch or so on the top of the c channel It broke clear down by the spring eye at the front of the spring
     
  12. zakk

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    do you have the 2 frame braces from ORD?
     

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