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Stainless Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 5/8 Heim Rod Ends, Custom Length

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Material Type:
Stainless Steel
Sold in Quantity:
Each
Overall Thickness:
.156
Finish:
Natural
Diameter:
.875
Garage Sale:
No
Stainless Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit with 5/8 Heim Rod Ends, Custom Length

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Please NOTE the following about this product:

  • This item is sold as a kit.
  • Item 91632513 is made to order. We will ship it from our warehouse when it is produced.

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These unpolished stainless steel 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.

Specify desired length in comments section of shopping cart. No returns/exchange on custom length links.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.

Item Details

w/ 5/8" Heims

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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF) 

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF)

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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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  • Available in these assembled lengths: 24", 25.5", 28.5", 30" 32", 41.5", 42.5", 43.5", 44", 45", 45.5", 46", 47", 47.5", 48", 52.5", 54"
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Measuring Tie Rod or Drag Links (GIF)

Flat Steering Arm Illustration (GIF) 

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