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post #1 of (permalink) Old 12-12-2005, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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High Steer Arms?

I need a set of high steer arms for my new front end am not sure which ones to go with. I like the price of the sky manufacturing ones at $130 for the pair of standard arms with install kits at $29 a knuckle, you can get them with 1 or 2 holes tapered for gm 1 ton ends. Any other options out there for around that price?

How much did maching, drilling and tapping your knuckle cost? I've got 1 knuckle ready to go and can get another one ready to bolt an arm on for $90 which i can't decide if that's a good deal or not since i still need to find a pass side knuckle.
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Re: High Steer Arms?

Well i like my spyder customs arms. there on the high end for the price but there not weak. I did the stud upgrade from factory 9/16 to 5/8 studs. and the 1 spacer And i payed $40 ea to have the Knuckles worked.

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Farmerboybrainy has/had a set. don't know if he still has them, but they are in the For Sale area.
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Re: High Steer Arms?

I got my arms from Tim at Shakerbuilt.

They were 125 for the pair, and he will drill them for what ever taper you want. He also has the studs, ball joints, and spacers.
I used a Waggie D44, and 9 times out of 10 when you spring over a waggie axle you need a 1" spacer under the arm. It was a one stop shop for me.

I had my Knuckles milled, drilled, and tapped at a local machine shop. The guy charged me $100 to do both.
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Re: High Steer Arms?

I also purchased my high steer from Tim, the next set I get for the wifes rig is going to be the Crane knuckles with arms.
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I got hi steer arms from Sky, there the 1" taller ones so you don't need a spacer(Waggie 44). Really happy with them. My buddy Tim did the machining for beer. Man that guy really likes beer.
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Yea i still have mine, although my passenger side is the double sided arm and mine are set up for 5/8 heims. Those install kits can get pretty crazy. I dont know if you have an Inland Truck Parts in your area, but i got my conical washers for 2 bucks a peice there, and all other components from napa, probably cost me a total of 30 bucks for both arms, including the heims bolts.
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