Torque arm hole size and trans moving... - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep CJ Forum > Torque arm hole size and trans moving...

December Specials at Jeephut.comROCK BOTTOM prices on LIFT KITS at Rockridge4wd!! WANT TO Alloy usa heavy duty ball joint kits

Reply
Unread 08-15-2013, 10:29 PM   #1
Halfmoon
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Newnan, GA
Posts: 32
Torque arm hole size and trans moving...

I've looked everywhere and not seen an answer to this. I'm making a new torque arm and need to know the size of the hole in the torque arm where the bushing goes. Someone said they thought maybe 7/8" or 1" but I'd really love to know for sure before drilling. Thanks!

Also, the top of my transmission shifts to the right about 3/4" when I'm on the gas and then returns 3/4" to the left when I let off the gas. I can see this while driving because I've got the sheet metal cover removed right now. I tried it in reverse and the opposite happens--shifts left with gas and right when coasting. I've looked at my motor mounts the best I know how and the look okay. Is this normal?

BTW, I just bought the jeep and I'm trying to work the bugs out. Not sure how long its been this way.

Halfmoon is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-16-2013, 07:48 AM   #2
iluvcowjuice
Registered User
1979 CJ7 
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Olney, MD
Posts: 508
I have mine off right now, I'll get a measurement when I get home from work. That isn't normal, but if your transmission mount is shot it makes sense
iluvcowjuice is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 08-16-2013, 11:45 AM   #3
RenoF250
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Foresthill, CA
Posts: 1,525
I just went out and measured mine and it is 1". I had to make a new one to put the AX-15 in so I made it with the round bushings on both sides, poly on the bottom, rubber on the top. It does not move around much at all, just enough to absorb vibration etc.
RenoF250 is online now   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools






Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.