Got a question for you. I've had my kit for over a year now & just recently got around to installing it because it was in the body shop for a fenderbender and the driver's fender was removed. That made it so easy to install. However, I tried to be gentle and hit it no harder than I had to but since i installed it I now have to pull up on the shifter to get my key out. Have you got any easy tricks to remedy this? Thanks.
2001 RAM 2500 4X4 CTD QC/LB AUTO
Silver Truck Club Member #57
Triple pillar Isspro pyro (pre-turbo),tranny temp,turbo boost,fuel pres on steering column,BHAF w/ outerwear & heat shield,Silencer ring MIA,Straight-pipe exhaust dumped in front of rear tire,Bulldog remote entry/start/security,Westin SS step bars,Extang full-tilt bed cover,Perma-Tech spray-in,Darin Steering Stabilizer Brace,16.5x9.75 Mickey Thompson Classic II rims, 33x12.5x16.5 BFG AT/KO tires,2" TGC Leveling Kit,Stampede "Ruff-Riderz" fender-flares,BD Aux Lift Pump.
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2004 Ford Excursion Limited 6.0 Powerstroke 4X4
More room for the youngins - Let the Mods begin
I'd just buy one.
That said, I nstalled one on my truck and it was the single best mod I made. I had changed everythingin the nose of my rig twice trying to get it to steer and this was finally the cure.
'02 2500 Quad Short Box, HO Cummins, 6 speed,Fast Cooler and filter kits, Con-OFE clutch, 3:55 limited slip, Banks exhaust and Brake, K&N, Autometer Lunar series gauges, Air Dog 100gph, Adrenaline chip SOLD :-(
Current ride: 95 2500 2wd with a P-pump
90 Miata LS-1, 6 speed, 8.8 Cobra IRS
5-21-93 married, cost $15k
4-29-02 bought my Ram, cost $28k
3-15-99, 8-8-05 sons are born PRICELESS!
I just found my bushing I ordered a long time ago...must have been a year or maybe more. Been in and out on military duty, lost it during the moves and finally found it again. I went back through the posts here and think I may be missing a part. I've got a black bushing and an installation tool, but can't find the retainer or instructions. I'm fairly certain I can work without the instructions, but the retainer would be nice. Can't find a receipt or anything. I'll try to email you from your site, but could you email me and see if there's any way you can help?
When I had my 95 Ram, I received a recall notice to repair the steering
shaft due to plastic parts wearing out/breaking which could cause the
upper shaft to separate from the lower shaft. It is recall #96V230000.
Could this be the cause of what you guys are experiencing?
1995 Dodge Dakota extended cab
SLT, 5.2L, auto 4X4
2002 F-150 Lariat Supercrew
5.4L, auto, 2WD
Dark Shadow Gray/Silver
Flowmaster SUV 50 series
18" Kruz Snowdown wheels
285/60/18 Sumitomo HTR Sport HP Tires
1999 Ram 1500, 4x4, 408, 6 inch Dick Cepek lift, 2.5" King shocks, 35" BFG MT , Weld Stone Crushers, SSBC Billet Twin Piston Calipers, EGR Braided Stainless Steel Lines, Mopar tow hooks, 4.56 gears, Rockkrawler kwick disconnects, DT trac bar, True Trac in front, KB headers, True Duels w/Suppertrapp Mufflers, 47 RE, Stereo: Zapco amps, Focal componant set, 2 Kicker CompVR subs, Alpine head, and still going.
00 Ram1500 5.9 4x4
off road package with the 4.10's
33x12.5 on american racing rims
suspension leveling kit
cat back exhaust
mindblower performance module
among other mods
It's funny how these Rams all have the exact same issues.
2006 Power Wagon. #7856. QC, 6 Speed.
1996 Ram 2500 V10! Wow.
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Life would be so simpler if I had a pop-up too. . .
Pullin the steering column is easy. Hardest part was the damned linkage for the auto shifter! 6 bolts total, 6 (I have steering wheel controls and everything) electrical connectors, and out it came.
Cut the retainer off. Watch it go FLYING into the air.. clean it all up, press in the new bushing. tap on the retainer, put it all back together.
I think I spent longer cleaning up the trim pieces on the steering column than doing the actual work!
Downside: It didn't fix the squeak I was tryin to kill.
Upside: My steering felt 'ok' and now it's GREAT!
'13 2500 Hemi 4x
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