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Old 08-06-2013, 09:40 PM   #1
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problems after durango box install

anyone else noticed a significantly bigger turning radius after the install...I can turn left only half as far as I can turn right, I got a reman. box for a 99 Durango with a 318

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Old 08-06-2013, 09:49 PM   #2
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It sounds like you put the pitman arm wrong, or the box wasnt "straight" when you put the pitman arm on. Therefore, you put it on when the box would actually be turning if it was on correctly.

That would make since to me.

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Old 08-06-2013, 09:52 PM   #3
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[QUOTE=brs256;4048440I can turn left only half as far as I can turn right[/QUOTE]

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Old 08-06-2013, 10:02 PM   #4
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It sounds like you put the pitman arm wrong, or the box wasnt "straight" when you put the pitman arm on. Therefore, you put it on when the box would actually be turning if it was on correctly.

That would make since to me.
ill have to try that

anybody else have any ideas
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You may have gotten the snowplow option?
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You may have gotten the snowplow option?
Nevermind, that shouldn't matter
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:10 PM   #7
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You may have gotten the snowplow option?

I didn't ask for it ... nor did they offer it, honestly its hard to find a solid answer which one to get ... I find it odd that it turns just as far as it did before when I turn right ... but when I turn left it stops neary half way as far as it should
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Nevermind, that shouldn't matter
depends on the thread you read lol .... someone needs to make a sticky about steering box swaps specifically the Durango box.
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Old 08-06-2013, 10:14 PM   #9
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I did go to tuttle creek orv and it wheeled fine.. kind of forgot about it while I was there ... but I notice a bit when backing into my driveway
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Did your steering "find itself"?
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Old 08-11-2013, 10:00 PM   #11
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As stated, you didn't have the steering box centered when you installed the pitman arm.
Remove the arm, center the box and reinstall the arm.
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Old 08-12-2013, 08:47 AM   #12
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Why would you even swap in a Durango box on 33's? Did you old one sh!t the bed?
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I find it odd that it turns just as far as it did before when I turn right ... but when I turn left it stops neary half way as far as it should
It turns the same to the right because it is stopped by the steering stops, not the gear box.
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