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Steel Lower Ball Joint Sleeve, K6117 Style

Specs
Material Type:
Steel
Overall Height:
1.00
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Overall Thickness:
.11
Inside Diameter:
1.99
Outside Diameter:
2.20
Steel Lower Ball Joint Sleeve, K6117 Style
Steel Lower Ball Joint Sleeve, K6117 Style

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This steel ball joint sleeve is used to build or repair control arms. Slide-in style.


Item Details

Fits 917-20038-1 lower ball joint
2.198" O.D.
1.989" I.D.
1" Height

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These are press-in style and cross reference Speedway part #91720038-1 and MOOG #K6117.

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