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Old 04-20-2012, 08:53 AM
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I'm looking for a center link that has dimensions like the attached sketch.
I want to use it with pitman/idler arms off a '95 Buick Roadmaster.
1) Does anyone know of a stock center link that would be close to this?
2) Does anyone know if a wider center link could be cut and welded to create these dimensions?
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Old 04-21-2012, 07:29 PM
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I would try to fab up something from the roadmaster drag link you have.
The tie rods allready fit, and the pittman and Idler will too. Just need to chop, cut, rebuild. Makes the most sense to me. Just remember...measure twice, cut once.
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I had the same problem on my '37 Pontiac (installed a Mopar torsion bar). I needed the link to be a certain size. What I did was cut the stock link in the middle and then mocked it up deciding how much to remove from the center (both ends). Now you take each end and thread them. Make a sleeve with internal threads and screw each end to the sleeve. Make sure you use a lock nut on each end so that it locks the sleeve into position. This method is safer then a welded part and will certainly pass any inspection that is warranted. If you need a picture I can crawl under the car and take one. Hope this helps.
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