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Does anyone know of any write ups or different ways that have been tried on building a wristed arm? I've been reading about them but haven't seen much as far as pics. Any help would be appreciated. I have to build something this weekend. My 77' bronco doesn't flex in the front at all.

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lengthen them and put flex joints on them they flex good
 

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I would do that rhino but I need something for next weekend for the fall 4xfest in seymour, mo. I have plans to stretch the frontend and 4-link it this winter but i need some extra flex on the quick. thanks for the link zainy that looks good. Anyone else? I would like to look at 2 or 3 before I build mine!

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that is the same link I used on mine too. it only took about a day...
 

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Alot of people say that the wristed radius arm is ghetto fab. although i tend to agree (to a certain extent) it does work well. Teh only problem with it, is that it will tend to dive under breaking to that side of the wrist.
Here it is installed on my nissan


 

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The bronco does have a set of 5 1/2" wildhorses coils in the front but i still can't get any flex out of it.
 

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Save your money and do a link set up and you will not regret it. A wristed arm is not worth the time.
 

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Save your money and do a link set up and you will not regret it. A wristed arm is not worth the time.
whatever man... i know there is a lot more flex to be had but for a couple hours time you can get some good flex!

i am running bc broncos 5.5" coils with a wristed arm. it flexes, IMO pretty dang good considering it only took me a couple of hours to do. you'll spend days working on a link setup and a good deal of cash for the ends and tube!

http://picasaweb.google.com/WunTunEarlyBKO/NewBeadlocks/photo#5082396078966227538

http://picasaweb.google.com/WunTunEarlyBKO/NewBeadlocks/photo#5082396121915900530

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TDBRONCO. I'm aware that doing a 4-link is way better. If you would read the entire post I believe i posted that i have plans to stretch and 4-link the front this winter. I have to get some more flex before next weekend for the fall 4xfest in seymour, mo. My bronco is running a one link grader ball setup in the rear and is all tube chassis from behind the front seats. The problem is that i have no flex in the front and a ton of flex in the rear. so i have to get the front to flex some quickly and easy. I'm extending the front 12 inches this winter and after next weekend i only have one other weekend planned and then it's teardown time.

thanks for everyone's help. Keep it coming. I'm building on saturday.

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TDBRONCO. I'm aware that doing a 4-link is way better. If you would read the entire post I believe i posted that i have plans to stretch and 4-link the front this winter. I have to get some more flex before next weekend for the fall 4xfest in seymour, mo. My bronco is running a one link grader ball setup in the rear and is all tube chassis from behind the front seats. The problem is that i have no flex in the front and a ton of flex in the rear. so i have to get the front to flex some quickly and easy. I'm extending the front 12 inches this winter and after next weekend i only have one other weekend planned and then it's teardown time.

thanks for everyone's help. Keep it coming. I'm building on saturday.

BIGD




I did read the whole post and that is why I was saying it's not worth it, but that is just me I hope it works out for you
 

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Mine is 1/4" plate on the outside, 3/8" plate on the inside(filling up the void in the I-beam area), 1.5" DOM Extension 12" long, 2" DOM sleeve over the threaded section 7" long. I really need to take a new pic since it's bent like a banana right in the middle.

 

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I don't understand why some don't like wristed arms, I think they just never had one that was right.

I ran one for years, it was great.
They will always be around.
 

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I like the hell outta mine. I'm gonna keep runnin it bent till I swap front axles this winter. Then it'll get the same 2" 3/8 wall DOM the rear lowers got(which aren't bent)
 
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