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Old December 29th, 2009, 11:58 AM   #1
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I'm gonna be buying a high steering arm soon for my Dana 60. Where have you bought them from and is anyone better than the other?? I'm a little tight on cash so i'm looking for the best bang for my buck!!

Are the ones that go over the cap better or the ones that replace the cap better??

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Old December 29th, 2009, 12:15 PM   #2
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your talking abotu the high steer arms.

i have ran ballastic and liked them. they replace the spring so its was good for me. but at 280 a set they are kinda pricey.

sniper fab are the same idea but 269 a set.

they are all good but expensive for a 60.
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Old December 29th, 2009, 12:31 PM   #3
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I also run the ballistic fab and am a fan of getting rid of the spring.
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Old December 29th, 2009, 03:07 PM   #4
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I also run the ballistic fab and am a fan of getting rid of the spring.
Getting rid of the spring??

Here's one from Koz Offroad and it's only $51 bucks!!
http://www.kozoffroad.com/pages_cata...ghsteering.htm
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Here are the ones that i bought for my D60

http://www.extremeoffroadparts.com/arms.shtml
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Old December 29th, 2009, 04:38 PM   #6
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jcr has them too
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Here are the ones that i bought for my D60

http://www.extremeoffroadparts.com/arms.shtml


i couldnt remember them. i knew i was missing one. i ordered mine before they came out. i still have a flier with some of their parts and prices and they are kinda hard to beat.
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Here are the ones that i bought for my D60

http://www.extremeoffroadparts.com/arms.shtml
Does that repalce the cap or does it go over??
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their arms are 2 peice set. they will replace the springs as well iirc. these arms are worth the money. take the stock cap and throw them in the garbage. plus they are made localy and you can see them before you buy them.

they arent to far away in kaleva
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their arms are 2 peice set. they will replace the springs as well iirc. these arms are worth the money. take the stock cap and throw them in the garbage. plus they are made localy and you can see them before you buy them.

they arent to far away in kaleva
Which ones ya talking about??
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$51 dollars to $125 though!!! Wish they had a pic of it on extreme offroad parts!
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i bought this set for mine.

http://mad4wd.com/index.php?main_pag...products_id=74

very beefy.
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I just bought branik's high steer kit for the dana 60. I should have the axle assembled tomorrow and I'll take a bunch of pictures and post them in my build thread.

I was going to go with ballistic's, but they just raised pricing, and they charge for the 5th bolt and nut which seems stupid to me.

With the 10% on branik's site, the high steer ended up costing $90 less then ballistics. The down side is I'll be stuck with the two holes in the drive side, since that is all they make. Not a big deal though. The other difference in Branik's retains the spring. Not really sure the pro's or con's of each, but I believe with ballistic you have to switch out to nylon bushings.

http://www.branikmotorsports.com/dana60.htm
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I just bought branik's high steer kit for the dana 60. I should have the axle assembled tomorrow and I'll take a bunch of pictures and post them in my build thread.

I was going to go with ballistic's, but they just raised pricing, and they charge for the 5th bolt and nut which seems stupid to me.

With the 10% on branik's site, the high steer ended up costing $90 less then ballistics. The down side is I'll be stuck with the two holes in the drive side, since that is all they make. Not a big deal though. The other difference in Branik's retains the spring. Not really sure the pro's or con's of each, but I believe with ballistic you have to switch out to nylon bushings.

http://www.branikmotorsports.com/dana60.htm
What is the difference??
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What is the difference??
stock spring retainer with grease fitting, bolt on


branik's spring retainer, with grease fitting, welded on



ballistic's uses nylon bushings, no springs used
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Getting rid of the srping is supposed to keep the knuckle from "chattering" under load. As the nylon bushing and spring wear it can get worse they say. The ones that get rid of the spring use a huge allen set screw to put preload directly onto the bushing making it adjustable. It could all be a gimmick though, who knows. FWIW I have the Ballistic ones and love them, although I got them before they got real expensive.
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Thanks clarkstoncracker i understand it better now!
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Anyone else have an opinion?
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