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post #1 of 26 (permalink) Old 01-27-2020, 01:13 PM Thread Starter
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Steering box replacement

So with 345k the steering box has major play in it. The question is do I replace with factory rebuild or spend the cash on the redhead unit? Would love some input.

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post #2 of 26 (permalink) Old 01-27-2020, 01:22 PM
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This is a never ending rabbit hole. You'll hear good and bad about all of them and never figure out what's best.
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After more research the price is almost identical. Sooooo might as well get the Redhead. Jeez I dont know lol

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Just when you think you're upgrading, you see posts where the new RH someone installed, was worse than what they had before with the leaking worn out unit.

Now you have the Blue Head out there competing.

I don't know. Mines wet, but no play....I run stock tires/wheels, so maybe that's it. Just hope I don't have to go down this road of indecision in the future.

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Lol. Ok then maybe go to GMC and just go with what has worked this far.

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What worked....was new. Dealer is a reman.
But it has a good warranty....doesn't help with the labor though.

And you'll find posts saying the same with other remans.....others not.
Toss the coin?

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After more research the price is almost identical. Sooooo might as well get the Redhead. Jeez I dont know lol
You'll never get an answer on what's best. Look at warranty and ease of return. You'll have to ship a Redhead back, if you go to a store, you can just go in and swap it out. Make your decision based on your personal situation and how bad your affected by down time.
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I would look at the PSC steering boxes they are brand new and heavier duty.
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I think AGR also makes new boxes but they're spendy.
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So with 345k the steering box has major play in it. The question is do I replace with factory rebuild or spend the cash on the redhead unit? Would love some input.
I don't know anything about the redhead unit, but I'd go with the one that will do 345K....
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