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Old 07-28-2011, 11:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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M-715 steering help.

I've got a rig to repair for the son of a long time friend who passed away. Its an M-715 that was converted to power steering and I need to replace the steering gearbox however I have no idea what the gearbox came out of so that I can replace it. Some specifics are: A little over 4 turns lock to lock, flare fittings, splined pitman shaft that is 1 1/4" at the top of the splines w/ 7/8"-14
threads and 13/16" input with a flat and grooved for a clamp bolt. It is also a 2 3/4" piston so its a fairly light duty box.

Since it uses flare fittings I'm guessing late '70s or earlier, it bolted into the stock location so it might possibly be from some sort of a Jeep, older Wagoneer, J-20 or something like that. Any help identifying the box would be appreciated.

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Old 07-28-2011, 11:52 PM   #2 (permalink)
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It is likely from a 70's Wag, or POSSIBLY a 70's GM car. If it were me, I'd grab a Wagoneer box and be happy. I've done a couple of these over the years.
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