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drop steering arm vs. drop drag link???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by KevinsK5, Dec 5, 2005.

  1. KevinsK5

    KevinsK5 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    When you lift a straight axle 73-up chevy is it best to use the dropped steering arm supplied with the lift kit, or buy a dropped drag link? For now I plan to keep it cheap and use the stock steering setup but maybe in the future I'll buy a crossover steering kit. For that I have a pair of flat top D44 knuckles and they're out of a half ton. I'm assuming it doesn't matter if they're out of a 1/2 or 3/4, they're exactly the same right? Thanks, Kevin
     
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    alf4444 1/2 ton status

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    I'm just using a steering arm and have had no problems.

    knuckles are not the same 1/2 ton are 6 lug 3/4 ton are 8 lug
     
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    AkMudr 1/2 ton status

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    The knuckles are the same.
     
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    I did not like the feeling with the dropped arm went with dropped drag link was better but then went with the sky x-over steering great!! jm .02
     
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    Throttle Boss, where did you get the drop drag link? Thanks, Kevin
     
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