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Ram assist box drilling

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by BigBurban350, Apr 23, 2003.

  1. BigBurban350

    BigBurban350 1/2 ton status

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    Does anybody know where or know of a website that has directions on where to drill the holes in the gm steering box for the ram assist. The box is stock off an 86' K5 blazer. Thanks /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    If you want to do it yourself just drill into the aluminum caps. It won't work great but will work as well as anyone else that does it themselves.
     
  3. BigBurban350

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    Yeah im not bling blingin like other people. At tractor supply they got a 1.5" bore 8" stroke ram for $65.
     
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    I drilled and tapped my aluminum caps and would agree - I get some assist, but not like I had hoped. I am going to save the money to get a box modified for hydro assist, but for now it works. I commend you for giving up information without bashing those who modify their own parts. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Oh hell i'd never bash someone for trying it themselves, that's what being a RedNeck is all about. /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Thanks ben for that link /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif /forums/images/graemlins/burb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/usaflag.gif
     
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    No prob /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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