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Steering Box Swaps (72and up)?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by 72Blazerod, May 18, 2000.

  1. 72Blazerod

    72Blazerod 1/2 ton status

    May 18, 2000
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    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Hi guys,

    What a great site. I was wondering if I could swap a steering box from a 1973 and up 1/2 4x4 into my 1972 Blazer?

    Mine leaks like a son-of-a-gun. I was hoping that I could pull off this swap. Are there any years to avoid? Is it a straight bolt-on swap or not?

    Thanks a bunch,

  2. 70jimmy

    70jimmy 3/4 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

    Mar 3, 2000
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    Released from Pueblo, told I belong in Southpark
    72 blazerod
    Mine was leaking bad from just above the pitman arm? I was going to do a swap and then a guy told me to replace the seals in it. About $20.00 later big hammer and ball joint sepaerator it was fixed. If it just leaks out the lower part try it. I pulled off the arm then pulled out some fat washer things and rubber pieces. Pretty easy. I also used the haynes manual. 2 years and no leaks. Just a thought.

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