This is a high quality kit at a great value. Far superior to the flimsy stamped steel OE steering bracket. It would be nice if a template was included for drilling the hole for the additional support. Easy enough to make one on your own though, so no use deducting a star over that.
Seems to be pretty well built and is a MAJOR improvement over the factory junk 3 piece stamped sheet metal "mount".
I purchased this item in hopes of fixing a very sloppy steering issue. Upon removal of the factory (Cheap) stamped mount, I learned it was broken and had been for a long time. Install is pretty straight forward but does require some cutting of factory cross member, as well as, drilling an additional mounting hole on the top. It would of been helpful if M.O.R.E included a template for the hole to save time.
Q: Will this work with power steering on my 1979 CJ7, 258 ci? Answer this question
A: Bigdog, Thank you for the question. Yes, Heavy-Duty Steering Box Mount part# MRESB7686Z will fit your CJ7 with a 258ci and power steering.
Answered by Robert on 08/07/2014
Q: Will this HD steering box bracket fit my 1979 CJ7 (power steering) frame without modification? Is it designed to replace the original parts? I have stock tires and steering parts (new steering parts but, never the less stock parts). Answer this question
A: Thanks for the inquiry bigdog, the Mountain Off Road Enterprises Heavy-Duty Steering Box Mount part # MRESB7686Z is a factory replacement.for a 76-86 cj.
Answered by RK on 07/29/2014
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