8. The suspension kit also includes a drop pitman arm. Here's a tip for you if you see yourself replacing a pitman arm: They are sometimes tough to remove. Don't try and beat it down and off with a hammer. This just jams and binds the pitman arm on the splined steering-box shaft. Use the right puller, or tap the side of the pitman arm with a hammer. In most cases, after a little tapping the arm drops right off.