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post #1 of (permalink) Old 04-11-2003, 11:56 AM Thread Starter
 
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Steering question

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I've been working on the project quite a bit lately... I can't let another summer pass me by without my Jeep!

Anyway, I'm concerend about my hi-steer set up. As it sits now, it looks like the pitman arm is too long and may cause interference between the drag link and the tie rod during front suspension compression.

I'd hate to put a shorter pitman arm on and reduce my turning radius. I'd also hate to have to buy new knuckle arms to relocate the tie rod behind the axle.

Any other ideas that might help me out?


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The jeep is a cj7 I think it is a 79


Front axle is a dana 30 with a high steer kit from
SRC Precision Products.

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Re: Steering question

I ran into the same problem and ended up swapping to a slightly shorter pitman arm from a late '70's Dodge I believe it was. I really didn't notice much loss. I don't think I lost any turning radius, just takes me longer to crank the wheel. I may be thinking wrong though.
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