Tie rod bending

Discussion in '80-Series Tech' started by bjowett, Apr 20, 2003.

  1. bjowett

    bjowett

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    Does anyone here have tie rod bending issues on the FZJ80? I bent the stocker a bit, so I installed a smaller section of tube INSIDE another to strength it. I still managed to bend it.... though not as bad.
     
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    Wrench One Bashed Up 80

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    Yeah I heard of people bending them. You can get a heavy duty one from Slee. They are made from 1.25 outside diameter .219 thick wall DOM tubing. So they are tough! Cost 99 bucks!
     
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    I bent mine a few months back... I replaced it with the over priced OEM, only to find out about Slee's a week later. ::)
     
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    Ok, just loooking in to it..... I already have a piece of 1 1/8" tubing with a 3/8" wall slated for duty. Thanks guys.
     
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