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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 01, 06:24 AM Thread Starter
 
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WE ARE CHANGING OUR STEERING BOX FROM A MANUAL TO POWER. DO WE NEED TO CHANGE TO A DIFFERENT PITMAN ARM? I DON'T SEE WHY WE WOULD BUT WAS JUST WONDERING TO MAKE SURE .
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 01, 07:15 AM
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Yes you do.
The power steering box has a larger shaft with more splines due to the higher loads a PS box can create.
The steering column rag joint coupler that attaches to the box is a different spline count and size too.
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Yes, the hole is bigger in the P/S arm. pdq67



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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 01, 01:14 PM
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Also depending in the model and year you may have to change the drag link.
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