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Old 03-07-2018, 10:22 AM   #1
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2010 E350 Pitman Arm?

My goal is to find a pitman that is 2" longer by 2" drop.
I've found 4"x4" drop arms but that is too much and would put my steering below the I-beams.

Anybody know a part number for a 2x2 drop pitman arm that is 36spline?

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Old 03-07-2018, 11:33 AM   #2
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When I was looking into this, I discovered a few things that might help.
1) Depending on who and when my steering box was made, made a difference between fitting and not. I did some trial and error fitment, same number of splines but subtle difference of as little as .015" in diameter makes all the difference. Luckily my local 4x4 builder advised me they run into this everyday, had some options for me to try and return as needed.
2) In my case, interference with the frame rail at driver's side full steering lock was an issue, check that out before ordering a new pitman arm.
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Old 03-07-2018, 04:56 PM   #3
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When I was looking into this, I discovered a few things that might help.
1) Depending on who and when my steering box was made, made a difference between fitting and not. I did some trial and error fitment, same number of splines but subtle difference of as little as .015" in diameter makes all the difference. Luckily my local 4x4 builder advised me they run into this everyday, had some options for me to try and return as needed.
2) In my case, interference with the frame rail at driver's side full steering lock was an issue, check that out before ordering a new pitman arm.
That's exactly the issue I'm having right now.
I found a 36 spline off a 1999 Excursion that was 1" longer with a 1 1/2" drop but the spline part is bigger..... (This is one thing I hate about Fords, always changed stuff between vehicles, Chevy was smart in that aspect!)
Rough Country has one they swear will work but it's the 4"x4" and I that will be too low, and most likely hit the frame like you say...

I'd call Action Vans and ask what they use for a drop pitman arm but I'd feel like a douche since I didn't buy their lift for my van...
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