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Old March 11th, 2008, 03:21 PM   #1
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i'm puttin a 3-link in the front end of my 89 xj, need help on what size joint to put on the top of the axle. i will be running 35's but all is being built to handle 37's in the future.

if you deal with this a lot or anyone who works at a parts shop and have a link to a part let me know. i just want to get the right part so in 6 months i dont have to replace a worn out part.

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Old March 11th, 2008, 04:19 PM   #2
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I use RE 3767
I would host the link but I dont have it on my site and RE's site is down for maint. right now.

PM me if you want a price on it.
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Old March 11th, 2008, 05:22 PM   #3
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Using these on Kirby's front and rear.

http://www.ballisticfabrication.com/...p_12-1507.html
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There is an off road shop in Jenison I think. I can't remember what it is called. They sell them for 36 bones a peice.

http://www.cascade4wd.com/Products/BuildersCorner.htm

Maybe it is Cascade not Jenison. Somewhat near you nonetheless.

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buy direct from currie for 39.95 for 2.5" , less for smaller units
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Old March 11th, 2008, 10:30 PM   #6
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what size do i really need, or should i just go 3" and overkill it then i know i wont break it?
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what size do i really need, or should i just go 3" and overkill it then i know i wont break it?
If you have a traction bar the ~2.5 will be fine. If your talking a wishbone style upper, then run the 3"
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randy this is what I'm running on my 3 link front up on the frame end the 1-1/4 size, I'm running stock bushings on the axle.
http://www.polyperformance.com/shop/...nts-p-388.html
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and mount the joint properly for side to side loading (vertical bolt not horizontal)
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This is the RE 3795 and uses a 3/4" bolt and is 2 5/8 wide with a 30 deg. misalignment.

RE 3767 has the threaded tube already welded to the joint. Both completely rebuildable.

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no trac bar, just the 3-link.
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