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Crossover steer ?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jk5blazer, Oct 6, 2006.

  1. jk5blazer

    jk5blazer 1/2 ton status

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    Do I need a "S" bend in the draglink for my crossover-hi steer setup. All the aftermarket ones (e.g. ORD)that I have seen have the s bend in them. The reason I ask is I have a piece of 1 1/2 OD DOM left over from the tie-rod I made. Did't know if it was for trucks with big lifts or not. I am running 4 inch springs up front. Thanks for you help
     
  2. muddybuddy

    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    mine draglink is straight, if you are running a decent amount of lift you can get away with it, most have the S shape to prevent interference with the oil pan. ive also got a drop pitman arm, so i guess that helps prevent hitting the oilpan. if you've got a drop pit man arm with 4" lift i think you would be ok with a straight draglink
     
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    muddybuddy 3/4 ton status

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    think you can see it in this pic

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  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    helps keep tie rod angles to a min for flexing with room to spare before the tie rod end is maxed out. but that low lift i dont see why not srtight one.
     
  5. jk5blazer

    jk5blazer 1/2 ton status

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    Great thanks guys
    :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
     
  6. makovai

    makovai 1/2 ton status

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    this is what i'm installing. It does have the bend, but not sure yet if it is mandatory. I have 8" suspension lift.

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