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Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 11/16 Tie Rod Ends

SAME DAY SHIPPING! Order within the next 6 hours 47 minutes and receive same day shipping

Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Kit
Finish:
Natural
Garage Sale:
No
Tube O.D.:
0.875
Notes
Measure using Center to Center, tube is 3" shorter than labeled. Adjusts 0.5" shorter to 0.75" longer.
Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 11/16 Tie Rod Ends
Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 11/16 Tie Rod Ends
Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 11/16 Tie Rod Ends

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a kit.

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Reviews

Q & A

What's in the Box

These tie rod or drag link kits are pre-cut and tapped lengths of 7⁄8" O.D. tubing available multiple lengths. Kits come complete with 11/16" traditional 7° tie rod ends and jam nuts. Tubing will be tapped with right-hand & left-hand threads for adjustability.

Select your length based on the center-to-center of the tie rod ends, which will also be the eye-to-eye distance between the steering arms (the acutal tube will be 3" shorter than length selected). At selected length, the link will be adjustable from 1/2" shorter to 3/4" longer.

Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF)

Tapered Steering Arm Illustration (GIF) 

Note: Always use anti-seize to prevent galling the treads during final installation. 

 

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 33 reviewers.
RATING BREAKDOWN
33 reviews
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Star
1
RECOMMEND THIS PRODUCT:

russ
Verified Purchaser
flat rock NC

the tie rod is top notch quality just order the lingth

August 19, 2015
fits perfect order the length and install top quality will order again on next project
Yes, I recommend this product.
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PVM
Verified Purchaser
Dallas Texas

Great

August 11, 2015
The finish was outstanding!
Yes, I recommend this product.
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40/GMC
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
Michigan

Saves time

July 27, 2015
Nice find. Definitely saved me some time when mocking up my everything on a traditional side steer setup.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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EddieB
Verified Purchaser
Verified Reviewer
Atascadero CA

Great kit

July 19, 2015
The tube was slightly too long to get the toe adjusted. Fortunatly there are enought threads left inside the tube that I was able to cut a 1/4 inch off each end for a perfect fit.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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russ
Verified Purchaser
flat rock NC

The tie rod drag link kit is top guality and fit perfect

July 01, 2015
order the length you need no cutting installed in my arms and adjusted and tightened up with perfect fit
Pros:
  • Very Reasonable Perfect
  • It Has 34" Ajustablty
Cons:
  • No Reason Not To Use
Yes, I recommend this product.
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hotrod boys
Verified Purchaser
Chandler az

Another great speedway product

May 28, 2015
Product came shipped great.Undid packing and put it together with ease.Bolted right up and what a difference it made..
Pros:
  • Easyjust Too Easy
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Nick10
Verified Purchaser
Sacramento, CA, USA

Quality product

October 24, 2014
Great products from speedway.i'll always search parts from speedway first.very happy as always!great job.nick f
Pros:
  • Fit perfectly
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Oklamopar
Verified Purchaser
Oklahoma City, OK, USA

weak

October 18, 2014
I don't know if it was my application, but when used on a 1969 D100. the first time i hit my brakes the rod bent . My application has the rod behind the straight axle. It might be OK on a light weight application. It did not work for me and left me stranded.
Pros:
  • inexspensive.
Cons:
  • weak materials
No, I would not recommend this product.
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Merchant Response:

Oklamopar - Thanks for your review. We appreciate hearing from you. Your review has been passed along to our Customer Service team to review the situation and our QC team to record and inspect the issue with this product. We apologize for your frustration and are always happy to help.
niceasphalt
Verified Purchaser
Sea. Wash.

every thing you need

October 16, 2014
tie rod ends complete with grease zerks , cotter pins and lock nuts nice kit.
No, I would not recommend this product.
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kicker
Verified Purchaser
Williams, IA 50271, USA

done right

October 13, 2014
Quality product with well cut threads and good fit to tie rod.
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

4 questions : 6 answers

1 answers

What is the thread size on the inside of the tube? If I need to cut the tube to a custom length, what size tap would I need to re-thread the tube?

Carsten
January 18, 2015

What is the thread size on the inside of the tube? If I need to cut the tube to a custom length, what size tap would I need to re-thread the tube?

Answers

January 19, 2015
EricM
You will need an 11/16" - 18 tap to rethread the tube if you cut it down. We offer them as part number 91281037.
2 answers

Another length question An earlier question about length had to do with "is it tube length or center/center length listed in the length drop-down?", and it was clarified it is center/center, and that the tube is 3" shorter. My question is, are you measuring center/center with the tie-rods each threaded in mid-thread? In other words, what is the (min/max) range of the center/center dimension if you factor in the safe range of tie rod adjustment? +/- 4"?

Scates
Portland, OR, USA
December 04, 2012

Another length question An earlier question about length had to do with "is it tube length or center/center length listed in the length drop-down?", and it was clarified it is center/center, and that the tube is 3" shorter. My question is, are you measuring center/center with the tie-rods each threaded in mid-thread? In other words, what is the (min/max) range of the center/center dimension if you factor in the safe range of tie rod adjustment? +/- 4"?

Answers

July 01, 2014
junction43
the total adjustment is much less than 4". you give speedway the center-to-center distance and they select a tie-rod 3" shorter to insure that you have full thread engagement for safe use. of course the tie-rod is left hand & right hand threads which means you just turn the tie-rod to adjust toe-in, then lock it down with the large hex nuts.
December 04, 2012
Jason
The length can be adjusted up to a 1/2" shorter and 3/4" longer than the length listed.
2 answers

Are the lengths that are listed for #91634, end to end for the tube or center to center with the rod ends ?

Moreni Valley, Ca.
September 29, 2011

Are the lengths that are listed for #91634, end to end for the tube or center to center with the rod ends ?

Answers

September 19, 2014
AMCT
Center to Center
September 30, 2011
Jason
The length listed is center to center of rod ends. Tube will be 3" shorter than length ordered
1 answers

I don't know if the 7 degree taper is what my car uses (1951 Studebaker Commander car) Can you help me find out? Thanks.

Barney
Indian Hills Colo.
July 02, 2015

I don't know if the 7 degree taper is what my car uses (1951 Studebaker Commander car) Can you help me find out? Thanks.

Answers

July 02, 2015
Eric
Expert
You will need to measure and calculate the taper. Measure the minor ID and the major ID as well as the length from the minor to the major ID. With that info you can calculate the taper angle. There are some calculators online so that you don't have to do the math yourself.
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Note: Always use anti-seize to prevent galling the treads during final installation. 

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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF)

Tapered Steering Arm Illustration (GIF) 

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