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Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 5/8 Heim Rod Ends

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Material Type:
Steel
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Kit
Finish:
Natural
Thread Pitch:
5/8"-18
Garage Sale:
No
Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 5/8 Heim Rod Ends

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a kit.

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Q & A

What's in the Box

These tie rod/drag link kits are pre-cut and tapped lengths of 7/8" O.D. tubing available in multiple lengths. Each kit comes complete with 5/8" heim joint 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 heim 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 1/4" shorter to 1/2" longer.

Normally used with '49-'54 Chevy style spindles and flat steel steering arms. Can be used with stock type Ford arms if drilled out to 5/8".

Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF) 

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF)

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

Item Details

w/ 5/8" Heims

Customer Reviews

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 23 reviewers.
RATING BREAKDOWN
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Frank50
Verified Purchaser
Worcester, NY, USA
Product Rating

Great product

July 28, 2014
I was having a problem trying to figure out how to connect the steering on my 34 Chevy to a 66 Doge p/u steering box. I spoke to their Tech support and my problem was solved. He suggested what I needed. I placed an order and received it very quickly . It was easy to install and my steering works perfect and looks great. Thanks Frank
Pros:
  • Great item
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Jeffscrusin
Verified Purchaser
Foley, AL, USA
Product Rating

Nice product

July 11, 2014
The heim joints and tubing is a good product i would recommend
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Als Garage & Speed Shop
Verified Purchaser
South West Michigan
Product Rating

Great Product !

August 02, 2012
I Would Buy All My Parts From Speedway. Only If They Had All The Parts I Need.. Excellant Speed Shop !
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Adjustable
No, I would not recommend this product.
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streetrodguy
Verified Purchaser
cape coral, florida
Product Rating

great product

June 28, 2012
well made, easy to install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Lou
Verified Purchaser
san jose, ca
Product Rating

fits great!

May 15, 2012
this went on my 1930 model a sport coupe and it was easy to get the right size and even more easy to install and adjust.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Adjustable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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leebone
tennessee
Product Rating

great product

March 08, 2011
great product, great value , takes all the work out of making your own. nice coating and finish... not just a piece of pipe! very happy with product. using on 30 chevy steering !
Yes, I recommend this product.
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GoVandals
Verified Purchaser
Moscow, ID
Product Rating

Good product

March 24, 2012
I needed an inbetween size but was able to order a slightly longer tie rod and cut it down slightly and then tap it a little further. Worked great. Quality product and I would recomend it to anybody who is considering it.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Adjustable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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dennis
Verified Purchaser
bullhead city az
Product Rating

tie rod

July 09, 2011
it was what it said it was
Pros:
  • It was the correct length
  • Easy To Install
  • Adjustable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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ezrat
Brooksville Florida
Product Rating

Perfect fit, Looks great

February 13, 2010
Quick easy install
Pros:
  • Easy Install
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Bigfoot & Scooter
Verified Purchaser
Fabulous Florida Keys
Product Rating

Plain Tie Rod/Drag Link Kits - 5/8 Heim

December 03, 2011
replaced 1931 Chevrolet steering linkages.
Pros:
  • Easy To Install
  • Improves Handling
  • Adjustable
Yes, I recommend this product.
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Product Q&A

5 questions : 7 answers

2 answers

I have a 36" centre to centre measurement from steering arm to pitman arm, what is the procedure to order this custom length?

38special
ontario
February 24, 2014

I have a 36" centre to centre measurement from steering arm to pitman arm, what is the procedure to order this custom length?

Answers

April 18, 2014
henry23t
if you going to use a tie rod ends is 32 inches with adjustment. or rod ends is 33 inches length. and a adjustment.. you will need some adjustment in or out!!!
February 24, 2014
EricM
For a custom length kit you will need to order part number 91632511 and put your center to center length needed in the comments section during checkout.
2 answers

Which rod ends do I need? My Vega pitman arm has a 5/8" hole, but I am using 37-48 ford steering arms, which take 7 deg tapered ends. I am using the 7 deg tapered ends for the tie rod from wheel to wheel. Can i use a 7 deg tapered end from the steering arm to a Spherical rod end on the pitman arm? I am wondering if both rod end types function the same way. As long as it fits the hole, it should work the same correct? I am trying to avoid drilling out the holes to accomidate 5/8" spherical rod ends. Thanks!

Luke
Webb City, MO, USA
October 14, 2013

Which rod ends do I need? My Vega pitman arm has a 5/8" hole, but I am using 37-48 ford steering arms, which take 7 deg tapered ends. I am using the 7 deg tapered ends for the tie rod from wheel to wheel. Can i use a 7 deg tapered end from the steering arm to a Spherical rod end on the pitman arm? I am wondering if both rod end types function the same way. As long as it fits the hole, it should work the same correct? I am trying to avoid drilling out the holes to accomidate 5/8" spherical rod ends. Thanks!

Answers

April 18, 2014
henry23t
you can use a rod end like the pro-1 that has a 5/8 shank on one side and a hole with a 5/8 other side. part# rh175-0506 male ,,see speedway motors wed site!!!
October 15, 2013
Jason
If not wanting to drill out your tapered steering arm to 5/8” we have a solution. Order the correct length of drag link you need with the standard tapered tie rod ends such as 91632504 and this has 11/16” threaded tube. Then order the oversized heim end number 1750328 or 1750128 to go in place of one of the tie rod ends. The eye in the heim is for the 5/8” bolt as your pitman arm requires and the threaded shank is 11/16”.
1 answers

Is the tubing solid, or is it hollow with ends taped for 5/8-16 threads?

Trikeguy
April 01, 2013

Is the tubing solid, or is it hollow with ends taped for 5/8-16 threads?

Answers

April 01, 2013
Jason
The tubes in this tie rod/drag link kit are hollow and tapped 5/8-18
1 answers

I need 33.5" length total, so if i order the 30" length will that be enough with the length of the heims figured in?

chops
USA
July 29, 2011

I need 33.5" length total, so if i order the 30" length will that be enough with the length of the heims figured in?

Answers

August 01, 2011
Jason
These are sold as eye to eye lengths, not tube lengths. These can be adjusted a 1/4" shorter and up to 1/2" longer. You will need a custom length to get 33.5". If you order 30" the tube will actually measure 27".
1 answers

Can I get this kit, or a similar kit, with 7/16" Heim joints?

Steve B
Manchester NH
June 27, 2011

Can I get this kit, or a similar kit, with 7/16" Heim joints?

Answers

June 28, 2011
Jason
Sorry, we only offer this kit in 5/8" or 11/16" with tie rods. The 7/16" rod ends are part #1750304 & 1750104 and jam nut part numbers 1750444 and 1750244. The tube we only offer in aluminum in 7/16" and in lengths of 9" - 21-1/2" or 36-1/2"
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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF) 

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF)

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Select your length based on the center-to-center of the heim 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 1/4" shorter to 1/2" longer.

Normally used with '49-'54 Chevy style spindles and flat steel steering arms. Can be used with stock type Ford arms if drilled out to 5/8".

Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF) 

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF)

Note: Always use anti-seize to prevent galling the treads during final installation. Learn why running a tap or die over new threads is so important prior to assembly in our tech article, Installing New Hardware.

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Normally used with '49-'54 Chevy style spindles and flat steel steering arms. Can be used with stock type Ford arms if drilled out to 5/8".

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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF)

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF) 

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

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