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D44xover? kinda new

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by blazinzuk, Feb 16, 2006.

  1. blazinzuk

    blazinzuk Buzzbox voodoo Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    All these questions are concerning a d44 axle. Anyone ever break the studs holding the steering arm on(the crossover arm)? Anyone seen a good way to reinforce the steering arm besides using heims and running a spacer between the tie rod and drag link. The guy I am helping wants to run tie rod ends and I tend to agree with him. But I used to break the studs and some others I know have also broken the studs. Just trying to make it as strong as possible
     
  2. Muddytazz

    Muddytazz 1 ton status

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    Don't use a steering arm with a separate spacer, get one of sky's TALL steering arms that has the spacer and arm all in one.
     
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    There are many arms that do not use the spacer; the one-piece ones are alleged to be stronger. (I've not 'wheeled on mine yet, grr, so I can't say personally.)

    WFO makes a nice one with countersunk holes to use the stock length studs. http://www.wfoconcepts.com/

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