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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 08-14-2019, 08:04 PM Thread Starter
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So I'm finally getting to the point where i need to upgrade my steering after dealing with horrible wondering. After researching of course I plan on going with the new t style just trying to decide between the synergy and oem kits. Also plan on adding a steering box brace just trying to decide again between the synergy or PSC ones. Also might replace the whole gear box while I'm at it. I'm just not sure if I do replace it would I then have to get a different gear box brace if I go with a 6 bolt one?
Also side question i just replaced my third hub ( 2 driver side one passenger side) within 3 years anyone else seem to go through them this quickly?


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I did the oem t style with the 4 bolt red head box. Steering was pretty tight and did well. I then went to 37inch tires and I switched over to synergy links and PSC 6 bolt steering box with hydraulic assist. That was a huge upgrade from the oem setup I had. I can go lock to lock on pavement with 1 finger. I also had the unit hubs and with larger tires they were needing replacement more often. I went with Dynatrac free spin hubs. Those are nice being able to go in reverse low on pavement. Really only benificial if you have a manual. I never noticed a fuel mileage increase but they are really stout and only costs $40 in bearings to rebuild them.
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Ok thanks I'll have to check out that PSC box then. I got 40s on mine and it's just been getting horrible. I hit a bump driving to work at 60 and feels like I'm gonna end up in the ditch it starts swaying so much

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One steering upgrade that made a massive difference for me is the borgeson steering shaft. Gets rid of that rubber isolator that they put in the stock shaft that wears out. This fixed a wandering BIG TIME.

My setup:
-OEM mopar T-style steering linkage
-BD steering box brace (old welded style not junk bolt on bearing flange)
-stock track bar with poly bushings
-borgeson steering shaft
-stock steering box
-carli ball joints
-single bilstein steering stabilizer

Mine is as tight as a brand new truck. No slop, no wandering.

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As for the bearings, I only run SKF on my personal truck and it’s all I put in my customer’s trucks. Not one complaint or broken one from me or my customers.

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Well shoot might have to add a new shaft to the list of the stuff I already have planned doesn't get it to how I want it. As for the bearings hopefully I'll get more of a warning next time so I can try those ones you mentioned and not get stuck getting whatever my local stores have in stock

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