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Old 03-22-2006, 12:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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TJ pitman arm problem

Since I threw the 60-9 under the front of my 03' TJ Rubicon I have lost turning radius. My steering stops do not touch now. It is setup with a high steer and stock pitman arm. I think the lost is due to the lenght of the stock pitman arm. What options do I have with pitman arms that are longer to regain my radius, if not increase it. Stops touch when drag link is disco'd from arm. TIA.

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Old 03-22-2006, 01:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Do they not touch either way or just one? If just one you may need to adjust the length of the drag link.
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Old 03-22-2006, 01:13 PM   #3 (permalink)
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they wont touch either way..
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Old 03-22-2006, 03:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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From looking at your setup you will lose steering only because your axle is wider.



A Longer pitman arm should serve your turning radius back to where it was. Find a ford pitman arm out of the junkyard like I did or get one made from JB's 4x4 to fit your heim and exact lenght you need. I believe a stock pitman arm on a TJ is 5.5. I would suggest a length of 6.5. The one pictured is at 7 and is also perfect but the way I have the draglink and tierod setup the acutally cross eachother which is fine. Nice jeep by the way. I snagged a picture of it when you were in Sommerset,MD sitting on the side of the road.

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Old 03-22-2006, 05:56 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Yea, this was the route I was thinking about going. Thanks for the input. Is that shot from just south of Berlin up by Wellersburg Mt out side a garage? haha let me know...if so smallllllll world dude.

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Waggy arm = flat ~7.0"
WJ arm is 1" drop ~6.75"
if you need more drop just get a drop arm for a waggy
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Old 03-22-2006, 07:44 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Eric,

It would be that exact location. In the middle of nowhere>

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Yea that was at my girlfriends house...
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Old 03-22-2006, 10:18 PM   #9 (permalink)
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hmm....wonder why my Jeep was a your gfs house???
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cause your gay ass is too pussy to drive it on the road
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Old 03-23-2006, 06:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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at least my shit is worthy of the road.
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ha ha thats a joke right
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