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Old 05-16-2018, 07:35 AM
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AEV Drag link replacement

Does anyone know of a drag link I can use for the AEV 3.5 inch lift for aftermarket more heavy duty currently AEV uses a right hand drive drag link with the knuckle drilled out for it to work does anyone know if I can use anything else other than what they supply?


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A stock RHD drag link is only $50 (52126058AD) and the Synergy Adapter is only $10 on Amazon. An easy 7/8" hole in some soft metal and youre good to go!

A drag link flip is a much better option than dropping the pitman arm.

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A stock RHD drag link is only $50 (52126058AD) and the Synergy Adapter is only $10 on Amazon. An easy 7/8" hole in some soft metal and youre good to go!

A drag link flip is a much better option than dropping the pitman arm.


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Does anyone know of a drag link I can use for the AEV 3.5 inch lift for aftermarket more heavy duty currently AEV uses a right hand drive drag link with the knuckle drilled out for it to work does anyone know if I can use anything else other than what they supply?


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actually AEV is now using the Yeti no drill and has been for a couple of years.
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actually AEV is now using the Yeti no drill and has been for a couple of years.

Really I had no clue I didnít see any indications of that at all I just talked to them yesterday and they didnít even mention that



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Really I had no clue I didnít see any indications of that at all I just talked to them yesterday and they didnít even mention that



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step 20 page 13. Super ez install.
http://www.aev-conversions.com/ishee...AEV30213AH.pdf

or ala cart.
http://www.aev-conversions.com/ishee...AEV30212AE.pdf
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So hereís another question I would like to beef up my old one since I am repacking it due to popping so which is the best one out there I live in West Virginia so lots of mud rocks trees and water to go through and this is also my daily driver!


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If you do end up doing the drill option, I have a suggestion. Don't drill the whole way through. Save the bottom 1/8" or so for the nut to grab onto.

I drilled the whole way through, and the stock nut didn't have enough shoulder to grab onto. I ended up using a washer but then the threads weren't the whole way through the nut. It has held strong for the last two years though.

Measure the adapter, and only drill a little deeper than what is needed. This should leave about 1/8" of material for the nut to have a better shoulder.
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I misunderstood, sounds like you have an older drill style already. Steersmarts (Yeti) makes some beefy stuff.
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I misunderstood, sounds like you have an older drill style already. Steersmarts (Yeti) makes some beefy stuff.


Yes I do! And thatís who Iím looking into they look like they are really good but they also have ton of options so I donít know which one will be the best for me


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I have an AEV 3.5” lift (newer, with the no Drill yeti part included) and added a full Yeti XD setup, even replacing the AEV Yeti HD with XD. Very happy. It tightened things up nicely and has handled some wheeling with aplomb.
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I have an AEV 3.5Ē lift (newer, with the no Drill yeti part included) and added a full Yeti XD setup, even replacing the AEV Yeti HD with XD. Very happy. It tightened things up nicely and has handled some wheeling with aplomb.


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