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Deluxe 1942-48 Ford King Pin Set

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Deluxe 1942-48 Ford King Pin Set

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a set.



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What's in the Box

Speedway deluxe king pins are a great improvement over stock-style king pins. They replace the original brass king pin bushings with precision needle bearings that provide superior strength, better lubrication and easier steering. They're simple to install and are an easy, cost-effective way to upgrade your 1942-1948 Ford suspension, as well as tubular or I-beam street rod axles using 1942-48 Ford spindles.

Spindle Identification Chart (GIF)

910-32116 Instructions (PDF)

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