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Adjustable Tie-Rod Adapter Stud to Heim

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5/8" end is 3" long with 2.75" threaded. Steering arm end is 7/16".
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Adjustable Tie-Rod Adapter Stud to Heim

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Adjustable Tie-Rod Adapter Stud to Heim



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This little adjustable tie rod adapter stud allows you to use 5/8" rod ends instead of OEM tie rods. It also allows you to adjust steering geometry.

Made of 4140 chromoly and zinc coated. Choose from GM or Pinto. IMCA approved.

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Applications: Clutch, Brake, Steering & Suspension Components. Quieter, Smoother, & More Durable Than 2 Piece Rod Ends. Tight Tolerance of Kevlar Race Reduces "Slop" In Steering & Suspension.

To ease assembly, be sure to run a tap or die through the threads on chrome plated fasteners and apply an anti-seize compound to prevent galling of the threads.

Standard Heim Sizes Chart (GIF)

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For those of you who may see a little contact on the track, this steel spacer is a stronger option to the adjustable tie rod adapter.

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Measures a little more than 1/2" at the small end and 1" at the big end.

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