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Just ordered steering box from RED HEAD god or bad? after waiting on for 7 month to replace factory gearbox that failed still under warranty but dodge don't have them in stock they been out of stock national wide for long time now, can't have truck down that's why I ordered one from RED HEAD your THoughts on RedHeaD? any one have this gear box??
Blue 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 Auto 4x4 Quad Cab Short Bed APROX.. 420HP 4 BANKS EXHAUST KIT WITH 5 IN TIP! EDGE PERFORMANCE MODULE 123XXXX Miles!!
Red Head is legit! I had one of there boxes on my old '99 F250 worked great. The only steering company I use now is PSC top of the line stuff IMHO. I use their parts on my Jeep, and when I need something for my truck it will be this
I just put my Red Head Box in last sunday. Seems great wish I put it in earlier.
03 305/555 2500 QCLB Sport AFE intake ?exhaust? Smarty s06 UDC 4in superlift 305 terragrappler Phantom 2 gauges Mopar reman HEAVY Duty transmission Tank mounted lift pump Mopar design 03to07 front conversion bumper headlights grill fenders firestone air bags reese elite 5th wheel/gooseneck HTT HE351 stage 2 Turbo, HTT exhaust manifold, HTT Intercooler
98.5 2500 QCLB AFE intake Summit Racing Exhaust Edge Juice Banks Gauges 47RE with 48 hard parts and a triple disc converter and DTT valve body 8'6" western plow and 2 yard salt sander 01 sport bumper and grill air lift air bags
I have bought reman steering gear boxs in the past as well as new ones, and the redhead is deffinitly the best out there. To get a steering gear box, rebuild it and adjust it properly is something not everyone can do. I have had a redhead steering box for about 10k and am very pleased with it. Make sure you get a stablizer to go with it.
2014 2500 Black Appearance Package big horn CTD 4x4.
Thuren suspension, Rigid 30 inch e series, rear air.
I will install my red head sometime this week I will take some pics and let you guys know how it works out.
07 2500 MegaCab 5.9L Cummins, Smarty SSR, 100hp Dragon flow Injectors and BOP kit, CFM intake manifold, FASS 150/150, 11 EV2 ISSPRO GAUGES G56 Valair Sintered Triple Disc Clutch, 4.88 Gears, 8 inch TGC lift, 37" Toyo M/T's, Red Head Steering Gear Box, Aurora Compound Plus 5000, Lazar Smith Traction Bars, one piece drive shaft conversion. ARB Air lockers front and rear/on board air, air helper springs, BD exhaust brake and Track bar. Goosneck hitch, Ranch Hand bumpers 100 gallon transfer tank. GET SOME!
Ok so I have completely rebuilt the front end of my truck new moog ball joints and inner and outer tierods new tires the only thing I didn't replace was steering shock and power steering box and after i got the truck aligned it still wandered all over road and took back 2 shop that aligned and they said powrrsteering power was lose so I tightened it up and it still wanders all over the road is that because the ateering shock needs 2 b replaced or the powersteering box or botb?
05 qcsb silencer ring mia, intake tube gutted, 4" straight pipe, 305/65/R17, 373 gears, motorsport diesel 100s, 10.2 stroker pump fresh trans as of 2-2012 with triple disc convertor and valve body, cts, SO6, udc
what were your alignment numbers? caster should be at 5.20~5.25 or greater... not too much as to cause pinion bearing noise though
How many miles on the control arms? <- could be the problem if there are a lot of miles on it
edit: if the CAB bushings are shot the front end will push back & forth which would cause it to wander. meaning the right or left side of the axle will push back towards the cab enough for it to change direction enough to wander. Had this happen on a grand cherokee (same front end), and both rams. (2001 & current 2005)
I cannot say enough good things about redhead. I called when the owner was on vacation, he actually called me on his cell phone while he was towing through the rockies. From what I was told they put bigger stronger bearings in. I don't know much about that stuff, but my box is working really well and I like seeing that red paint on it
We have Red Head steering gears in all 3 of our current trucks and had one in my old Flame Red 12v that had 280K on it and the last 180K on one of their boxes.
I was recommended to them by some of the hard core off roaders from Pirate 4x4 and once we bought the first one we did all the trucks later.We are very satisified with the product and would recommend them to anyone.
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