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Pic Request of Hi-Steer with Hydro Assist

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by kmodi, Jan 6, 2006.

  1. kmodi

    kmodi Registered Member

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    I am putting hi-steer hydro assist in the truck and was curious about mounting the ram, any ideas comments or pics?
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    kmodi Registered Member

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    what is the length of the front springs you are running? how big are your bumpstops? do you have problems with the axle hitting the box?
    Thanks! these are exactly the things i need
     
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    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    45" Springs (1" longer than stock on a '72)
    Bumpstops are the standard issue from ORD, but I can't remember the length offhand.
    What "box" are you referring to? Steering box?? :dunno:
     
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    by box i meant steering box, I am going to run 52's in the front, which moves the axle forward but gives me problems with it hitting the steering box, i was just curious if you had those problems, but since you are running 45's i imagine you wouldnt.
     
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    FRIZZLEFRY 1/2 ton status

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    I think I got my ram mout idea from you Greg :D

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    Greg72, Does that Put a large stress on the U-bolts and Nuts? I am aslo doing the Hi-steer Ram assist and was afraid of mounting the Ram that way for fear of streessing the Nuts and U-bolts to their max. How long have you had it mounted that way? Had any problems of breaking u-bolts?
     
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    No problems whatsoever....

    FRIZZ tends to be a little tougher on equipment than I am, so you could see how his experience has been also.
     
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    i cant think the stress would be too bad. think of how much is exerted by the sway bar!:eek1:
     
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    Yeah, The sway bar tends to exert a bunch of stress. I was just trying to be over cautious. But With the Help of the crossover the Ram souldn't push too hard on the bolts and to cause them to break. I was just making sure before I rolled down the road. Those U-bolts are a very important part of keeping the front end together..
     
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    I'd be a lot more worried about the center pin than the U-bolts.
     
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