Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hydro-Assist Part 3

Installing The Ram
Bracket Fabrication & Bleeding


Now that the gear box is tapped, the reservoir, cooler and oil filter are done, it's time to start working on the ram itself.  This part can be a bit tricky, depending on how the rig is set up.  For my application, I have cross over/ high steer, so my cylinder needed to be up and out of harms way.  This meant fabricating a custom bracket or buying and welding a tower to the axle tube.  Here's what I decided to do.