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Hello, looking for some advice on what to change/ fix on my front end. Just purchased a 2006 quad cab 5.9 with 188k miles, it was a one owner and completely stock. The dealership replaced the upper and lower ball joints and it has the the upgraded t-steering. The steering feels alittle loose and is like to tighten things up and prevent future failures. What are some things I should start up grading first and should I get an up graded t-steering or replace the current tie rod end with Mopar replacements?

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Sway bar bushings could be shot, thereís a gear box stabilizer for our trucks for around $150 itís on my list of stuff to get

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i highly recommend the steering stabilizer. it really helped my truck. Dodge Ram Steering Gear Box Stabilizer
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Yea I’ve been looking into ordering the steering brace and a new steering damper. After that I was looking into Thuren drag bar and sway bar kit
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In the same boat as you are and have started beginning my front end rebuild, there are a lot of areas for improvement in these trucks. There’s a solid steering pump and box upgrade, I also went with a thuren sway bar since my end links were shot and it made a huge difference for me.

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Yea I know, so much info out there and everyone has a different opinion on what to do. I have all new ball joints and I have the steering brace and Fox steering stabilizer on order. My power steering pump is good for now but when I have the time I’m gonna change it to the upgraded 6 bolt. I still haven’t decided it I wanna do the two inch Thuren leveling kit. First I’m trying to decide what size wheels and tires I want before I buy a lift or not
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The great thing about thuren is that they are dodge nuts, so anything you toss at your truck is usually an improvement because they have done extensive R&D. I bought my truck with over sized tires and they just barely run the control arms so that is good for thought on the stock suspension. But thuren has a cool section on their site that will tell you what wheel and tires you can get away with without rubbing, helped me a lot.

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Yea I love there website. It’s nice he has all the instructions posted and all the advice he gives out. You can tell he’s put a lot into he’s company. I have a big list of stuff I want to start ordering once I figure out what size life I want
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