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Crossover Steering Question...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by TXsizeK5, Mar 5, 2003.

  1. TXsizeK5

    TXsizeK5 1/2 ton status

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    I am really contemplating doing crossover steering.
    The guy whos helping me do everything said that the... knuckle(?) on the passenger side is not right. Can somone explain this to me which one is needed? where can i get one and how much. The write up says ORD carries them, but on the site it says they might not.
     
  2. 79Beast

    79Beast 1/2 ton status

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    You need to tell us what front axle you are running. I'm gonna assume it's a 10 bolt. If that is the case, you will need a "flat top" knuckle to bolt the steering arm to. It will have to be drilled and tapped for the arm similar to how the driver's side is.
     
  3. TX Mudder

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    From my understanding, you need the 76 and earlier Dana44 knuckles.
    As a caveat, I had a 1976 Dana 44 and it did NOT have the flat top knuckles but it all the guys on here still say 76 and earlier.
    Check ebay I've seen them on there before, some already machined.
    -- Mike
     
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  5. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I too had a 76 blazer with a D44 and it did not have flat top knuckles on it, my buddy has a 75 blazer and no flat top knuckles on it either. I think maybe 74 and earlier.
     
  6. Muddytazz

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    My 75 burb has flat to knuckles on the D44 /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     

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