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DECO Radius Rod Building Tool, 32 Inch Overall Length

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Sold in Quantity:
Each
Overall Length:
32.00
Notes
Used for determining the length needed for tie rods, drag links, radius rods, etc. Works in 1/2" 5/8" and 3/4" rod ends.
DECO Radius Rod Building Tool, 32 Inch Overall Length

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What's in the Box

These radius rod building gauge bars are a simple tool for setting the length of tie rods and radius rods on your street rod, modified, or sprint car racing chassis. Perfect for the at-home custom builder, they also work great for determining length needed for drag links, four-link systems, and other linkage rods.  Simply match the gauge bar ends up with your heim joint or rod ends and use the adjusting knob to slide the end to your desired placement. Mark the new length and you're ready to create your own custom length radius rods!

Designed for use with 1/2", 5/8" and 3/4" rod ends, and with an overall length of 32", you can be sure to build the perfect rod linkage assembly for your specific application.  Test! - Don't Guess!, with DECO chassis tools.

  • Perfect for setting custom tie rod, radius rod, drag link, and four-link tube lengths
  • Fits 1/2", 5/8" and 3/4" rod ends
  • 32" long
  • Easy to use
  • Make quick and accurate adjustments with one simple tool
  • Sold each

Customer Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by 4 reviewers.
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drnickv
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
Vacaville, ca

Great looking tool

August 19, 2015
The quality and price are great. Have not had an opportunity to use it yet but it is pretty self explanatory. I did not have it at the track with me and we bent a tie rod. If I had this there, would have got the measurements closer to start with. Now it will go with us to every race.
Pros:
  • Price
  • nice quality
Cons:
  • Little Long For Storage
Yes, I recommend this product.
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DANPOLIQUIN24
Verified Purchaser
Plaistow, NH

tool is useful and allows for repeated a

May 10, 2014
Tool works great and is good especially if you need to make up multiples of same size rods. however it will not work with 3/4 rod rod ends as the boss for that size is to large.
Pros:
  • accurate repeatability
Cons:
  • 3/4 rod ends don't fit
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Knight202
Canada

Suprised to find this is an all aluminum

June 09, 2013
I thought this product was plastic. I just received it and its all aluminum, great looking product. For $30 its a great unit to make sure you are replacing bars in your car with the corrent length.
Pros:
  • aluminum
Yes, I recommend this product.
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JL Speed
PA

I would buy this product again

January 23, 2010
Easy to use
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

2 questions : 3 answers

2 answers

Is this gage made of metal or plastic ?

Thunder/Struck Racing
Casstown,Ohio
October 15, 2011

Is this gage made of metal or plastic ?

Answers

June 10, 2013
Knight202
I had the same concerns on my purchase but went ahead with it anyways. The unit is all aluminum and looks great! Hope that helps
October 17, 2011
Jason
The rod is aluminum that is black anodized
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How long of a radius rod can this make?Does this have a measurement scale built on it?

Bob
Youngsville,Pa
June 04, 2011

How long of a radius rod can this make?Does this have a measurement scale built on it?

Answers

March 13, 2015
EricM
No this tool does not have a scale built in.
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