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Old 02-19-2014, 04:12 AM
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Currie Drop Putnam Arm Fail

I was wondering what that clanking noise was

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How are the splines on steering box shaft?

Did you experience shimmy?

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Old 02-19-2014, 05:31 PM
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The sector shaft held up great. I can feel one tiny nick but its so small I cant even see it.
And yes I could feel a shimmy coming into full DW
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And this is why DPA's are not a good way to fix
Geometry. Kills me ... as good as Currie is. They still correct geometry this way
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I'm wondering how they are going to handle this situation
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Flip that baby.
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And this is why DPA's are not a good way to fix
Geometry. Kills me ... as good as Currie is. They still correct geometry this way
I really like and have owned many of their parts but I think their strength is manufacturing and design of individual components but system design which optimizes geometry is not their forte.

Flipping the drag link is a good choice once you install a stock Pitman arm.
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I do have a raised track bar bracket.
And I held onto my stock track bar bracket.

I am so over all of these rubber bushings.
I'm going to do some research, source so chromoly tubing, get some heims and uniballs and make my own heavy duty tie rod, drag link, and track bar.
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I do have a raised track bar bracket. And I held onto my stock track bar bracket. I am so over all of these rubber bushings. I'm going to do some research, source so chromoly tubing, get some heims and uniballs and make my own heavy duty tie rod, drag link, and track bar.
All you would need to do drill/ream then is flip the drag link over the knuckle, unless you plan on Reid's or TF knuckles.

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