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1999 Ram 1500 4x4 Steering upgrades

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Old 08-12-2018, 10:29 PM
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Originally Posted by MoparFanatic21 View Post
You are welcome the only kits you will find are if you build them yourself. Or if you swap your knuckles to the 96/97 knuckles
The kit from synergy manufacturing wouldn't work too?
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by MoparFanatic21 View Post
The HD steering is only a bolt in for the 96 and 97 truck 98 and above 1500 you have to drill out the knuckles
Sorry, but this is completely wrong.

The 98-99 "HD" or T steering is a DIRECT bolt on for 98-99 1500s but will need the tapers drilled for 2000-01 trucks.

All 98-99 trucks have interchangeable parts up front save the ball joints (different axles).

OP: just order the tie rods, drag link, and sleeves for a 1999 2500 Diesel under rockauto. Get AC Delco brand as it has the correct puck style boots. Moog is fine but you'll have to make your own boots with washers or get these https://www.polyperformance.com/syne...t-boot-4134-02

You also have the correct stabilizer bracket to fit the HD tie rods. It has adjustable u-bolts for the thicker rods. Just measure from lock to lock after the new parts are on and you can mount the shock.

I did all this two years ago in a parking lot plus the alignment so just holler with any questions. And if you search for "T steering" upgrade you'll read for a week. There's plenty of correct and good info out there. Search google for dodgeforum threads and you'll find one done on here a couple years ago with part numbers and pics. There's also plenty of diesel forums and threads that are just as helpful for our trucks since most things are the same across the line.
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 11:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Ramman18 View Post
Sorry, but this is completely wrong.

The 98-99 "HD" or T steering is a DIRECT bolt on for 98-99 1500s but will need the tapers drilled for 2000-01 trucks.

All 98-99 trucks have interchangeable parts up front save the ball joints (different axles).

OP: just order the tie rods, drag link, and sleeves for a 1999 2500 Diesel under rockauto. Get AC Delco brand as it has the correct puck style boots. Moog is fine but you'll have to make your own boots with washers or get these https://www.polyperformance.com/syne...t-boot-4134-02

You also have the correct stabilizer bracket to fit the HD tie rods. It has adjustable u-bolts for the thicker rods. Just measure from lock to lock after the new parts are on and you can mount the shock.

I did all this two years ago in a parking lot plus the alignment so just holler with any questions. And if you search for "T steering" upgrade you'll read for a week. There's plenty of correct and good info out there. Search google for dodgeforum threads and you'll find one done on here a couple years ago with part numbers and pics. There's also plenty of diesel forums and threads that are just as helpful for our trucks since most things are the same across the line.
You are correct my big mistake! I just made the adjustment to my notebook! I know there is something to do with 96-97 trucks but can't find it... Maybe they can't get the HD steering
 
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Old 08-12-2018, 11:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Ramman18 View Post
Sorry, but this is completely wrong.

The 98-99 "HD" or T steering is a DIRECT bolt on for 98-99 1500s but will need the tapers drilled for 2000-01 trucks.

All 98-99 trucks have interchangeable parts up front save the ball joints (different axles).

OP: just order the tie rods, drag link, and sleeves for a 1999 2500 Diesel under rockauto. Get AC Delco brand as it has the correct puck style boots. Moog is fine but you'll have to make your own boots with washers or get these https://www.polyperformance.com/syne...t-boot-4134-02

You also have the correct stabilizer bracket to fit the HD tie rods. It has adjustable u-bolts for the thicker rods. Just measure from lock to lock after the new parts are on and you can mount the shock.

I did all this two years ago in a parking lot plus the alignment so just holler with any questions. And if you search for "T steering" upgrade you'll read for a week. There's plenty of correct and good info out there. Search google for dodgeforum threads and you'll find one done on here a couple years ago with part numbers and pics. There's also plenty of diesel forums and threads that are just as helpful for our trucks since most things are the same across the line.
I'm glad I like to read lol, that's one thing that you have to be able to do if you own a dodge lol. Thanks for the response!
 
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