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ORD Box Brace Bragging

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by blazd88, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. blazd88

    blazd88 1/2 ton status

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    Just wanted to do a little bragging on ORD's steering box brace.

    Last weekend while wheeling (on my side lol) I was using the wheels quite a bit to push the truck around. Having no hydro assist yet makes the box work ALOT harder. So to make a short story the box was ripped from the frame but not because of the brace. The threads were ripped right through the steering box. Frame, bolts, and everithing else were fine. So thanks for the great product otherwise my frame would be toast.
     
  2. thebigdaddyof2

    thebigdaddyof2 1/2 ton status

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    Interesting.
    When I put mine together way back, I used longer grade 8 bolts to attach the box and then used ny-lock nuts behind the box in an attempt to keep the box tight. Seems to have worked well for 3 years.
     
  3. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    My major box failure involved ripping the mounts off the box altogther. That sucked.
     

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