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Old 10-04-2013, 05:27 PM   #1
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steering box upgrade

picked up the 99 Durango Box for a 318.. began removing the old,, bolt to the steering shaft Check. three mounting bolts, tough but check, nut on pitman arm,, big impact gun check,, P A puller FIGHT! soaking it in PB blaster!, hyd. lines reservoir line check 18mm bye the way,, pressure line Fight I spun it line a cork screw,, new line will be here Sat. NOT CHEAP!.. any help on the pitman arm would be kewl,, kind of sketchy on using heat seeing's how I have leaking fluid everywhere

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Old 10-04-2013, 05:56 PM   #2
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I dont know what you are trying to say, but it seems that your wasting your time on some kind of "upgrade steering box".

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Old 10-04-2013, 07:20 PM   #3
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the check statements mean it happened easy. Fight means it was fighting me!
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Old 10-04-2013, 07:23 PM   #4
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and as far as wasting my time the 97 steering box was leaking badly. I search this and other forums and all give the thumbs up to the Durango swap.... thumbs up meaning its a good idea!
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Old 10-04-2013, 07:34 PM   #5
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I did the Durango upgrade too, pitman arm was a pain! once I go the box off I just kept tightening and beating the puller with a hammer finally came off, I didn't have heat
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:11 PM   #6
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figure I will let the PB blaster soak tonight and get to wrenching and beating on it Sat.
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Old 10-04-2013, 09:35 PM   #7
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and as far as wasting my time the 97 steering box was leaking badly. I search this and other forums and all give the thumbs up to the durango swap.... Thumbs up meaning its a good idea!
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Old 10-15-2013, 02:57 PM   #8
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Job done direct bolt up/on! nice upgrade !

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