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Aluminum Heim Joint Rod Ends, 1/2-20 LH Male

Specs
Material Type:
Aluminum
Color:
Clear
Finish:
Anodized
Hole Diameter:
0.5000
Thread Pitch:
1/2"-20
Threads:
LH Male
Aluminum Heim Joint Rod Ends, 1/2-20 LH Male
Aluminum Heim Joint Rod Ends, 1/2-20 LH Male

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Aluminum rod ends have close tolerance, 3-piece, medium duty design. Hard anodized 7075-T6 aerospace quality aluminum body. Heat treated, 5210 precision ground ball with a Kevlar race. Self lubricating Teflon liner seals out dirt an debris

Applications: Designed for motorsports application where weight is critical. All of the strength & features of the Precision rod ends at half of the weight.

Assebly Tip:
  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.

Aluminum Rod End Chart (GIF)

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