RedHead Steering Gears - Steering Gear Box w/3 Master Spline Output Shaft - 01-07 GM 2500/3500 4WD, 99-06 GM 1500 4WD

Thoroughbred Sku #: RHG2872-CRE

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Product Name: RedHead Steering Gears - Steering Gear Box w/3 Master Spline Output Shaft
Manufacturer: RedHead Steering Gears
Manufacturer Part #: 2872
Thoroughbred Diesel Part #: RHG2872
Fitment Notes: 1999-2007 Chevrolet or GMC Pickup Trucks, Suburbans, or Yukons

Red-Head replacement steering gear box for HD Chevrolet or GMC! No, this is not just another rebuilt box like what you'll get at your local auto parts store! These steering boxes are built in Washington state and offer unmatched steering control and longevity.

This gearbox allows you to retain the factory steering shaft, as well as the stock pitman arm.  This is a major advantage especially those with lifted trucks with dropped pitman arms, you will not have to change your pitman arm.

RedHead Steering Gears Features:

  • 12 Month Warranty
  • Built in the USA
  • Housings are machined out and replaced with needle bearings
  • Shafts are flame sprayed or replaced as needed
  • New control valves installed on some applications
  • Worm and piston assembly are custom fit with special ordered, precise oversized ball bearings
  • Sector shafts are installed on a lathe to confirm they are straight and true
  • Sealing surface is polished to avoid any leaks
  • Gear has 3 master spline output shaft
  • For more on RedHead Steering Gears call us at 1-859-737-4966.


  • What is the 3 master spline output?

    brice stangle | 9/8/2022

    The 3 master spline is for correct alignment of Pitman arm on the shaft.

  • I have a 2008 f350 6.4 diesel there are two steering boxes for that year how do I know which one it takes with out taking it out

    George Shumate | 12/29/2022

    the build date of the vehicle. Any vehicle built before July 2007will require part# 2768, after July 2007part#2769

  • Will this gearbox fit a 2005 2500 4x4 with a 5.7? Nowhere else specifies the motor for this box. I'd prefer to order it with you. Thanks!

    MIKE WILLIAMSON | 9/16/2022

    Yes, will fit 2500’s.

  • will this steering box fir a 1997 dodge ram 1500 5.2L?

    Hagen | 12/2/2021

    Your vehicle will require Part # 2869-3T.