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bolt in steering braces, any difference between brands?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by AJMBLAZER, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. AJMBLAZER

    AJMBLAZER Better to be lucky than good. Premium Member

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    Just wondering if there's any difference between the different bolt in steering braces. I know of at least four different places to get them, any better or worse than the others?

    I'm partial to ORD as I've bought stuff from them and gotten good advice from Steve before but just making sure.
     
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    mofugly13 1 ton bucket of rust Premium Member

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    Are you talkin' braces, or weld-in repair kits? I have an ORD brace that I am pretty happy with, installation was relatively straightforward, and I had to do very little modding of my crossmember to get it to fit.
     
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    IIRC Autofab and ORD both get their box braces from the same guy. He doesn't want to deal with the public, so he wholesales them to off road shops. Maybe the other companies buy from the same guy.

    I've bought ORD's and it is top notch.
     
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    Are those the only brands that make the kit? What does IIRC Stand for?
     
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    AJMBLAZER Better to be lucky than good. Premium Member

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    Okay, so AutoFab and ORD use the same kit. I actually have dealt with both places but ORD gets the nod there. It'll probably be ORD then. Thanks guys.

    There's also Rough Country...and I think Superlift or someone else makes one.
     
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    ha alright got it.
     
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    any links? are they all the same design?
     
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    You are talking about the weld-in, correct?

    ORD is the only one with a bolt-in...
     
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    I'm talking about bolt in steering braces.

    Autofab and ORD sell the exact same kit.

    Autofab

    ORD

    There are probably others.
     
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    cbbr 1 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Price is the same and ORD supports CK5. I bought mine from ORD and got some free advice to go with it.
     
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    ORD builds there bolt on units, buy from them!

    The weld on kits are sourced out, we sell the same weld on frame repair kit as well as several others.

    Jesse
     
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