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    trying to figure out if it would be better to have this straightend or better to replace it?




    Last edited by RnEmOvr; 10-13-2009 at 20:22.
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    Replace it! Take the old link and have straightened and use it as a trail spare.
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    I looking at these pis again and I have a question. What is the first pic of?
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    first pic (left) is the tie rod, second is the drag link
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    Ouch. I've got a perfectly straight currie drag link that's yours if you want it. The bad thing is the tre is shot. Just had a new one shipped, think it was $110. I tossed around the idea of cutting the tre off and having the link tapped to run another tre, never looked into how much it would cost though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by txboy72 View Post
    first pic (left) is the tie rod, second is the drag link
    I haven't really messed with the newer jeeps. I recognize the drag link but the first pic was just odd to me.

    Scratch that Just realized its from an 05 so it still using a "Y" link set-up. That first pic still looks a bit odd.
    Last edited by Shadow; 10-08-2009 at 22:40. Reason: Headspace & Timing
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    REPLACE IT!!!!! There really is no "fixing it" as straightening it will just be temporary...it is already weakened.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USMCHarleyJeepGuy View Post
    REPLACE IT!!!!! There really is no "fixing it" as straightening it will just be temporary...it is already weakened.
    x2 replace it.
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    X Whatever
    Replace it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by USMCHarleyJeepGuy View Post
    REPLACE IT!!!!! There really is no "fixing it" as straightening it will just be temporary...it is already weakened.
    X3, It will fail again if its reused

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