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Old 05-21-2017, 09:26 PM
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Thanks. I still have the R&P center bracket to make. Then it's wheels and tires and putting the body on. That will be a big help since this is taking up both sides of my garage.
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Thanks. I still have the R&P center bracket to make. Then it's wheels and tires and putting the body on. That will be a big help since this is taking up both sides of my garage.
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Trying to determine the best position for the inner tie rods to eliminate bump steer. The arcs you see on the paper are at ride height, 2" up and 2"down (at the wheel). The second picture is with the wheel turned to the limit. You can see how close the tie rod is to the lower a-arm pivot.

What this told me is that I have to get the inner tie rod up as far as possible.

Next step is to make a bracket.



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Old 06-05-2017, 02:05 PM
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The bump steer blocks being sold lower the outer ball joint, at the steering arm. Are you raising the inner?

Probably need to sketch it up with all parts (or cad).
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Yes I am raising the inner joint over the stock setup. Next step is to make a bracket for the rack & pinion.

I did lay it out in CAD. This just confirms what I found.
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Continuing to follow with great interest.

Are you changing the length of the tie rods, or just the height of the inner tie rod end?
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Yes. The tie rods have been lengthened (18 3/8 L) by welding a piece in the middle.

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Yes. The tie rods have been lengthened (18 3/8 L) by welding a piece in the middle.
How are you measuring the length of the rods?? I measured center to center, on grease fittings with car aligned.....
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Yes I am raising the inner joint over the stock setup. Next step is to make a bracket for the rack & pinion.

I did lay it out in CAD. This just confirms what I found.
Okay. Good job.
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Old 06-06-2017, 01:59 PM
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Yes. The tie rods have been lengthened (18 3/8 L) by welding a piece in the middle.
How are you measuring the length of the rods?? I measured center to center, on grease fittings with car aligned.....
I added 3 1/2 inches to the stock tie rod sleeves. Of course the length is adjustable but the C to C (at the grease fittings) is 18 3/8L
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