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HD tie rod and DLE's

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by 4X4HIGH, Nov 13, 2005.

  1. 4X4HIGH

    4X4HIGH 1 ton status Premium Member GMOTM Winner

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    I'm thinking about purchasing a HD tie rod from you and would like to know what the most common size you sell is and also will the DLE's (ES2010L/ES2010R, i think) that you use on your crossover draglink work in the factory location on my steering knuckles as a TRE if i purchase the HD tie rod?
     
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    The DLE's use the same taper (1.5"/ft) but use a wider cross section of it. You would have to ream out the knuckles to make them work. It's doable, but the DLE's cost 2x+ what the TRE's do. The extra motion of the DLE's isnt needed for a TRE, since theres really no angularity on the tie-rod.
     
  3. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    The ends that we use on the draglink work on the tierod also, so there's not problem there. We don't use the longer shank GM draglink ends for much of anything at this point.
     
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    I thought the ES2010's were TRE's?
     
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    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    I guess they are a tierod end till you use them on a draglink.....
     

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