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Old 01-31-2013, 10:34 PM
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need steering gear box for 1960 f600

I need a new, rebuilt, or parts list and availability for steering gear box for my 1960 f600 truck. I saw where Number Dummy helped a fellow find parts to rebuild gear box on his 1962 f600. I feel sure mine is obsolete also, so if it is obsolete I am listing all info. on the glove compartment i.d. plate.

VIN #F60CON16398
Model #F602
Trans: F
Axel: N1
Max. GVW: 19,500
HP 146 @ 3,800 RPM
DSO: just shows 2 stars
WB 172 J
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Four eyes; Is there still an ID tag on one of the four bolts on the bottom of your gear box or a casting number on the box it self. These numbers will help to get the correct repair parts for that gear box incase it has been changed through the life of the truck.
I'm sure Bill will be along when he can.
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LMC parts has a rebuilt one as well as most of the parts for that model
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steering gear box

There is no ID tag; but the housing casting # is 4CC25
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Thanks for your help; however, I am fairly new at this; can you tell me who is LMC and how can I get in touch with them?
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I gave you bad info on that stearing box.LMC does not sell parts for f600.I guess i need to read more and speak less.sorry
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This what Bill posted in 2006
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Sectors
1959/60 F600
B7Y-3575-A sector, steering shaft
Front Axle: 4M, 4, 7M;
Housing number: 4CC25
Complete Assy: B7Y-3504-A
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B7Q-3575-A sector, steering shaft
Front Axle: 6M;
Housing number: 5DC25
Complete Assy: B9T-3504-B
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Note: 1959 & 1960 F350's w/3.8 Gemmer use the same steering box as the first F600 sector (B7Y-3575-A) I listed above
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I believe that it is dennis carpenter that always advertises reman f600 steering boxes
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http://www.parts123.com/parts123/yb....Z5Z5Z50000024G
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Thanks! I will check it out.
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Just in case anyone else is having the same problem as I am, Dennis Carpenter no longer carries reman. steering boxes for f600 trucks. I checked with them today.
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There is no ID tag; but the housing casting # is 4CC25
B7Y-3504-A .. Steering Gear Assy-Use with housing marked 4CC25 / Obsolete

No Ford Dealer or obsolete parts vendor has any.

Your only choice is to buy the individual parts or send the box to Seattle WA and have it rebuilt by redheadsteeringgears.com

I'd be very leery buying parts from LMC. Since there are two different gearboxes for these trucks, how will you know if they have the correct parts for yours?

You will need: Steering shaft and worm, the bearings and cups for it. Sector shaft (B7Y-3575 A - 15 available NOS) and bushings. Shims, housing gasket, a sector shaft seal and etc.

If you wish, I will look these parts up, see what I can find NOS, as all are obsolete.
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Thanks Number Dummy

That would be great if you would do that for me since I seem to be hitting a dead end. I was hoping that you would respond; THANKS again for any info. that you send me!!

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That would be great if you would do that for me since I seem to be hitting a dead end. I was hoping that you would respond; THANKS again for any info. that you send me!!

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Will list all the Ford part numbers, sources later today.
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1960 F600 Steering Gearbox Parts ~ Housing # 4CC25

B7Y-3524-A .. Steering Shaft & Worm / Obsolete

No Ford Dealer or obsolete parts vendor has any.
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1) BB-3552 .. Steering Shaft & Worm Upper Bearing Cup / Obsolete

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE PARTS in Concord NC has 11 = 800-476-9653.

GREEN SALES CO. in Cincinnati OH has 13 = 800-543-4959.

PARTS INTERNATIONAL in Farmers Branch TX has 19 = 888-727-0418.
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1) 81T-3553 .. Steering Shaft & Worm Lower Bearing Cup / Obsolete

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 5.

GREEN SALES has 7.

PARTS INTERNATIONAL has 7.
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2) 81T-3571-A .. Upper/Lower Steering Shaft & Worm Bearings / Obsolete

GREEN SALES has 1.

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 5.

PARTS INTERNATIONAL has 17.
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B7Y-3575-A .. Sector Shaft / Obsolete

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 1.

GREEN SALES has 14.
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2) B7C-3576-A .. Sector Shaft Bushings / Obsolete

PARTS INTERNATIONAL has 23.

GREEN SALES has 152.
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7RT-3581 .. Sector Shaft Cover Gasket / Obsolete

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 18.

GREEN SALES has 144.
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B6A-3591-A .. Sector Shaft Seal / Obsolete

PARTS INTERNATIONAL has 16.

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 38.

GREEN SALES has 49.
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AR) 81T-3595-A .. Steering Shaft & Worm Cover Gasket / Obsolete

MILLER OBSOLETE PARTS in Binghamton NY has 20 = 607-722-5371.

CARPENTER NOS OBSOLETE has 40.
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7RT-3738-A .. Steering Shaft & Worm Seal / Obsolete

PARTS INTERNATIONAL has 50.

GREEN SALES has 55.
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AR = As required. There are no shims listed, so this 'gasket' may be a shim.
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Thanks again Number Dummy

Just wanted to say thanks again to you Number Dummy; that info. is VERY helpful. I will post an update when I finally get steering box rebuilt but it may take awhile.

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