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post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-25-2003, 07:56 AM
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Hydraulic ram sources?

Does anyone know of a good source for hydraulic rams for hydro assisted steering set-ups? Also, would a 1.75" dia. ram react too slow for street use, and should I stick with a 1.5' dia. ram?

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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

Try Harbor Freight. As I recal they have a lot of them in their catalog.

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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

Take a look at what Scott offers HERE . He is a standup quality individual to work with. I am going to buy his hydro kit when I get set to do mine.

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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

1. I just received the JCW "Jeeps Speciality" catalog,
2. They're selling a lot of new products,
3. One is a Hydraulic Steering System,
4. Only about $900...
5. Just remember it's JCW!
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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

I haven't done it yet, but I work at John Deere and we use those steering rams on all our equipment. Bet a John Deere Dealer would have what you are looking for. I know they will be heavy duty. That is my course of action when/if I do this mod.
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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

I am running a 1.5" ram from Bailey. It responds well on the street and nice on the trails. It is a compromise, so get a cylinder for what you plan to do most of with your jeep.
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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

</font><blockquote><font class="small">In reply to:</font><hr />
1. I just received the JCW "Jeeps Speciality" catalog,
2. They're selling a lot of new products,
3. One is a Hydraulic Steering System,
4. Only about $900...
5. Just remember it's JCW!

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I'm not looking to spend that kind of money. I'm going to drill and tap my box for the fittings, and put everything together myself. I figure that I should be able to do it all for about $200.

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I am running a 1.5" ram from Bailey. It responds well on the street and nice on the trails. It is a compromise, so get a cylinder for what you plan to do most of with your jeep.

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Thanks for the link. What's the model number of the Bailey ram that you went with?

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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

ok not to jack ur thread.. but drilling and tapping ur steering box.. can u be a lil more specific. where u did this at .. etc.. pics would be great.. im looking at doing this now.. to help turn my 39.5s thanks.
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Re: Hydraulic ram sources?

Try this thread payton

H8's Ram Assist
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