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Why not run hydro steering w/o x over?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by protechk5, Nov 8, 2005.

  1. protechk5

    protechk5 1/2 ton status

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    Why dont people just run hyrdo assist with out x-over?
     
  2. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    you mean with stock style steering?

    it doesn't work out very well. Flex out the truck, and try to turn all the way. With the short drag link steering is limited. The ram doesn't know that though. It gets the pressure and moves accordingly. Aka it moves more then your steering arm does which leads to damage in steering components.

    I believe a few folks around here have run it happily, and a few have commented to what I just said.
     

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