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Unread 04-22-2007, 04:44 PM   #1
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Narrow to wide track steering question

What in the steering am I going to have to change if I go from narrow to wide track axles in my 80 CJ5? Also, anyone have a procedure on how to do it?

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Unread 04-22-2007, 05:37 PM   #2
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Unread 04-22-2007, 05:45 PM   #3
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all of the stearing rods in the front of the axle..and upper shock mounts
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Unread 04-22-2007, 06:22 PM   #4
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...9330237&rd=1,1

Theres the ones i'm looking at. Do they have what I need? What do I have to change about the shock mounts?
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Unread 04-23-2007, 02:03 PM   #5
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you need the drag link I beleive its called..it goes from the pitman arm to the knuckle...i THINK THE SHOCK MOUNTS ARE BOLTED ON NARROW TRACKS..i'LL CHECK THEM OUT WHEN i GO OUTSIDE...
sorry for the caps..

btw..if those axles were closer id buy them myself..
decent deal
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Picture of the knuckle I need and where I can get one?
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Unread 04-23-2007, 08:04 PM   #7
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Picture of the knuckle I need and where I can get one?
nah,not the knuckle... the steering rod that goes to the knuckle from the pitman arm...
13 in the pic I believe
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Theres a wide set on E-bay thats in Jersey. 100 bucks. You should grab em
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Unread 04-23-2007, 08:19 PM   #9
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good looking out,but I have a buddy giving me a set...
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Unread 04-23-2007, 08:26 PM   #10
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Just thought i'd let you know since you commented about the set i'm looking at. I still don't know if I'm grabbing them. Got alot of CJ debt already.
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