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Where is the cheapest place to buy a crossover Y shaped steering arm. Iam doing a soa on my 72 FJ40 and need the arm to complete. Iam keeping the factory steering. Thanks for any info and does auyone have one they would sell. Kevin
 

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Thanks for the replys. Can I use the high steer arm with stock steering on a FJ40 or only a y shaped arm. I cant go the gm steering box right now. Iam just doing a soa with stock springs and cut and turn.Thanks
 
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I called EVERYBODY trying to find hi-steer arms that would work with stock steering rods and they all said nope. The thing is that most hi-steer arms not only go up, but also inwards a bit. The only place that told me their hi-steer arms would work with stock steering rods was $pectre and I didn't and don't believe them. Oh and of course Over The Hill 4X4...

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Also try OTT industries, and Sky Manufacturing. Just bought the Sky Manufacturing kit myself. Also I don't know about the ab ovbove listed companies, but Sky and OTT only work with the knuckles from 79 and up, or converted to mini truck knuckles.
 
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4x4 Labs offers high-steer arms for large and small bolt patterns and relocate the tie-rod to correct the ackerman angles. Mine steers better now than with the stock arms by far. Best of all the tie-rod is above and behind the axle so it is absolutely untouchable as far as rocks are concerned.
 

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Iam putting FJ60 disc breaks on my FJ40 with a SOA. If I go with All Pros Hi Steer, which kit to order. The FJ40 or the FJ60 kit.They dont seem to know Landcruisers. Thanks for any help.
 

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[quote author=KS link=board=1;threadid=8130;start=msg70547#msg70547 date=1070433786]
Iam putting FJ60 disc breaks on my FJ40 with a SOA. If I go with All Pros Hi Steer, which kit to order. The FJ40 or the FJ60 kit.They dont seem to know Landcruisers. Thanks for any help.
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FJ40, the width of the axle will still be the FJ40. You may have a taper issue... depends on which ends their kit includes.
 

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if you are going histeer on your stock 72 axle housing, you have two choices...rock buggy supply or 4x4 labs. AllPro, Sky, and I believe all the others only have arms that match the 79+ bolt size/pattern. You need the 78-older pattern.

Or you do what I did and upgraded to minitruck knuckles and disc brakes in one fell swoop.

Do you have front discs? if yes, what conversion??
 

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Woody,yes Iam using my 72 housing. I will cut and turn, then I am putting on a disc break kit off of a later model FJ60. It is going to be the larger bolt pattern. I have decided to go ahead and go to hi-steer with Saginaw power steering and do it right the first time. I would like to use All-Pros Hi-Steer. Which kit would I buy. I wouldnt think FJ60 kit would be the right tie rod lengths. Thanks for any help on this wonderful site. Kevin
 

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Nope, you want the 40-series kit...the 60 knuckles are identical to the minitruck and to the 79+ FJ40's, so the 40-kit will work awesome (dood).

I've got the allpro arms with my rods installed and have had zero complaints. (other than bending a rod...lol)
 

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Hey Woody one more question. What pitman arm will I need to use. Iam SOA with stock springs. Thanks
 

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