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1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop

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Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Finish:
-
Degree of Taper:
7 degree
Center to Center:
3.375
Drop:
3.75
Sold in Quantity:
Pair
Notes
Made from 1045 steel
1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop
1937-48 Ford Steering Arms, 3-3/4 Inch Drop

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These forged steel steering arms will attach to all 1937-48 Ford spindles but their greater drop, 3-3/4" from spindle mount holes means they work best on 1935-48 Ford cars (with spring-over front axle). Clears most radius rods and wishbones. These steering arms accept 11/16" Ford 7 degree "tapered" tie rod ends (both the top and bottom are tapered to allow tie rods to mount above or below arm as needed). You can drill-through with a 5/8" bit to use spherical rod ends.

Use a 46" eye-to-eye tie rod link when used with a 48" wide axle with Ford spindles.

Steering Arm Ends Guide (GIF)

Cross Steering Guide (GIF)

Notes

  1. For use with spring-over front axles ONLY. Should NOT be used with spring-behind front axle assembly. Flat plate arms are required when using a spring-behind front axle.
  2. Use a 46" eye-to-eye tie rod link when used with a 48" wide axle with Ford spindles.

Specs

  • 3-3/4" drop (measured from center of threaded spindle mount holes to the bottom face of the arm, as positioned in the photo)
  • 3-3/8" eye-to-eye centers on mount bolt holes

Item Details

Available in Zinc, Chrome, or Stainless

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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF)

Tapered Steering Arm Illustration (GIF) 

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 Steering Arm Ends Guide (GIF)

 Cross Steering Guide (GIF)