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dana 60 steering block

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by 4x4k20, Oct 12, 2004.

  1. 4x4k20

    4x4k20 1/2 ton status

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    who is running one of these 3inch? mine will not stay tight it comes loose all the time . it once before broke one of the studs. if all of them were to break at one time i would have hell to pay.so what can i do to keep it tight?
     
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    i don't run one but that is a common problem, are u running grade 8 hardware?
     
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    no. i bought it from a place in miss. it came only with some threaded rod cut to lenght . i have not been able to find any grade 8 studs for it .
     
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    all thread is cheap & soft, it will stretch, this is prolly what it is doing. i know it will be pricey, but i think worth it, ORD sells a grade 8 bolt kit for there high steer arms it is arp stuff so u know it is the highest quality. u may want to check w/ them to see if they can get them long enough for your block
     
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    you are right i didnt think about that . thats why i can tighten them and they come back loose after a little driving . i will check with ord .thanks
     
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    no problem /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Superlift sells the stud kit for the 3" block.

    Rene
     
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    you can buy grade 8 all thread
     
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    Crossover steering time.
     
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    probably still need the grade 8 allthread
    I did /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     

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