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Old 12-29-2006, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Who makes a Ford 9 truss

Where can I get a truss for a ford 9" that is the racing style that welds to the back of the housing, it needs to be the full width of the housing, someone told me summit had these, but I couldn't find them on there site. Had all sorts of problems bending tubes forward with the dana 44 axles with a mountain off road traction bar, so am switching to the 9 because I already have the detroit and nodular housing, just wanted to weld the truss on first, and didn't want to use tubing. Thanks Marc

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Old 12-29-2006, 01:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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http://store.summitracing.com/egnsea...115+4294841822

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Old 12-29-2006, 01:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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pretty sure currie and moser have them too.
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Old 12-29-2006, 01:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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You want one that touches wheel bearing to wheel bearing.
The one Summit/jegs sells, just touches the center, and it for drag crap, not 4 wheeling IMO.
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I believe the one strange engineering sells touches the entire length of the housing.
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a truss that welds to the top of the axle will do much more to prevent your axle from smiling or frowning.
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Old 12-29-2006, 02:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Old 12-29-2006, 04:49 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Thanks for the info. Marc

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Old 12-29-2006, 05:28 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Thats cool because it integrates all of the control arm mounts into the truss. At first I was like 350 for a truss And then I saw it was a truss, lowers and upper with all mounts boxed good price if those brackets work for your setup
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Old 12-29-2006, 06:52 PM   #10 (permalink)
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TNT Customs have freakin awesome truss at a good price.
Pictures are at:
http://www.colorado4x4.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=79698

I've got two of these trusses on the way.
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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TNT Customs have freakin awesome truss at a good price.
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http://www.colorado4x4.org/vbb/showthread.php?t=79698

I've got two of these trusses on the way.

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There should be some kind of brace on the bend but that's not bad for hi clearance for the tires and rocks
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