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Any Trail Master IFS guys in here?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by divorced, Dec 31, 2005.

  1. divorced

    divorced 3/4 ton status

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    Just wondering if anyone here has a Trail Master IFS lift on a 88-98 Chevy, or has a friend that does? I just need a simple measurement...
     
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    Might want to try over at FSC or GMFS for this question. Or couldn't you give Trailmaster a call?
     
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    I tried at FSC, but nobody answered yet, and I'm not registered at GMFS. I called trailmaster and they gave me a phone number for some rocky mountain place that sells parts and has them drop shipped from trailmaster, but the parts are $60 each + shipping. I'm a cheap-a$$ and don't want to pay $120+ for two tie rod adjusting sleeves, so I'm trying to match them up with an OEM part. Trailmaster wouldn't give me any info on the size of the sleeves.
     
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    That's too bad about the poor support from TM. I haven't heard much good about there IFS suspensions, and I know for a fact most of the guys in the FSC offroad forum trash them as often as they can.

    I just remembered that my older brothers truck might have a TM lift on it. What do you need measured? Something simple I can call him and describe?
     
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    Just the adjusting sleeves for the tie rod ends, I need to know how long they are. They are longer than stock to work with the new center link in the lift kit, but I don't know how much longer. Trail master won't tell me how long they are because they know I want to match them up in a parts book and buy them locally for about $12 each instead of from them at $60 each.
     

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