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Where did everyone get their crossover draglinks?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by K5thatShmobs, Mar 15, 2003.

  1. K5thatShmobs

    K5thatShmobs 1/2 ton status

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    Im converting to crossover soon, and I was hoping I could get some insight from those that have already been in the market for the parts. Everything but the draglink is pretty self-explainatory, and Im just trying to figure out where to get the draglink. Im pretty sure mine will have to be a bent version.
     
  2. Swanson52

    Swanson52 1/2 ton status

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    Rockstomper. I have one of their draglinks, and have had a Rock Rod as well. To say they are beefy would be a gross understatement.
     
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    Get it from Tim at 4x4 Iron.

    4x4 Iron

    He's doing my tie rod, and when the time comes, my draglink.
     
  4. Sandman

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    Got mine from ORD.
     
  5. K5thatShmobs

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    So when youre ordering these links... what kind of info do you give them? Do they need general info about the setup of your truck or very very detailed measurements and such?
     
  6. BadDog

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    You can modify or replace the cross member and run a straight link. I made my cross member so I could use a straight link, then made a drag link out of 1.5 x 0.250 DOM and a tie rod out of the same with a piece of 1.75 x 0.120 sleeved over it for a 1.75 x 0.375 tie rod.

    You've already got good advice on the source of bent links, those 3 would be my suggestion as well. If you want to use a straight link, and don't want to build your own cross member, contact Steve at MOO, he makes a bolt in replacement cross member...
     
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    They have 4" and 6" dropped drag links on the shelf. If you use their arm, they work great. I did not use their arm and had to shorten it 2" when I got it. Most people Would like you to put it together and measure it I think.
     
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    I got mine from MOO - quality is much better than the rockstomper rockrod tierod I have.
    I don't know if he does bent ones or not. Mine is straight.

    -- Mike
     
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    I was thnking how hard would it be to make your own? All you would have to do is go down to the local iron supply and buy the tubing then have a machine shop thread it and your done right? Or am I missing something because it seems to easy.... Later
    -fLeXy K20
     
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    Also, an 80s Blazer Tie Rod Can Be Used,simply shorted and retap the right handthreaded end.
     

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