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Old 03-09-2010
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Sorry but not tractor joints. Circle track racing joints.

Yes 3 piece teflon joints are more $$$.
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Old rack is out, tie rods are finished. Still trying to find a way to use a boot so that I dont have the rack exposed.

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Looks good.. Sometime in the future depending on price i may pick up a set.
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The last piece to the puzzle

those are nice! i like them. I didnt even know they made such an animal. Those would be great for SAS builds instead of using a straight through hole on the pitman arm just the existing taper!
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Just use quality heims. Keep an eye on them.


what brand joint is that?

i agree all my heims of 3/4" or larger cost $30+

Granted I have still bent 3/4" heims like that but they never fail.
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def interested in these. ive gone through idk how many tie rods kinda sick of it. lol
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def interested in these. ive gone through idk how many tie rods kinda sick of it. lol
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Sorry for not posting any updates, I am rebuilding my stock bumpstop mounts and putting some new bump stops up front. I also got new uniballs in my upper arms and havent had time to work on the truck much.
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Well is everything put back together or what?
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Well is everything put back together or what?
Lol... nope, hasnt changed in the past week or so. I have been doing some painting and cleaning though.

I am just about to go outside and start working on it, hopefully have it on the ground tonight.
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those a-arms are beef!
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Looks killer! I bet the front end is going to feel so much tighter.
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That stuff looks great. How are you going to attach the heim at the rack?
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That stuff looks great. How are you going to attach the heim at the rack?
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that looks great man!

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I see it now. lol

Nice!
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Well got most of it done, got too late to be using air tools and all I really have left to do is put all the torsion bar stuff back together and put the shocks on, I'll do that during the day. Will get some pics when I can.
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any updates??
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so i would like to buy a set of these bad boys.
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for 2wd 3.0 with manual will this work, since I AM now lifted over 8 inches, I would like a full set of these, so let me know when, thanks

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Lol... nope, hasnt changed in the past week or so. I have been doing some painting and cleaning though.

I am just about to go outside and start working on it, hopefully have it on the ground tonight.
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I've been running them for a little while now. I bought some second tier heims and they are squeeking like crazy, next time I"m going to buy FK big money heims.

If anyone wants a set since people have been asking, it will be ~$600 and I'd have to price everything out again just to make sure. The heims are about $200 plus all the misalignment spacers and weld in threaded bungs, plus the machined pins are $$ and the inner clevises are expensive.

I'll build them, but It will be expensive.
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