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94 sploder need radius arm HEEELLLP!!!

im doing an early bronc d44 with early bronc 5.5" superflex coils. im going cheap with this project for now but what can i do for radius arms? right now i have the stock bronco rad arms, but do i need to do drop down brackets for them or what. and/or iff i do extended arms with tubing 1 5/8" where can i get 1" hiems for cheap, and weld in bungs for for 1" heims for 1 5/8 tubing?
 



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austynn2001

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I would say do a wristed arm with the stock radius arm for nw and don't do drop down mounts cause they'll be a vulnerable spot for rocks and other trail obstacles.
 






ReDLiNeZL

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I would say do a wristed arm with the stock radius arm for nw and don't do drop down mounts cause they'll be a vulnerable spot for rocks and other trail obstacles.

what do you mean by wristed? picture?
 






CodePoet

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This is a wristed RA
wristedarm-bent.jpg

I'll be using the same thing on mine.

I'm using 3.5" eb coils on my swap and have mounted the ra's 2"s lower than the frame. I did this because the ra mount/crossmember was easier to build, and it got my ra's nearly level for better castor and movement.
 






95exploderboy

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If your looking to extend your D44 arms and use heims then check out Stone Crusher Steering

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I got my extensions and heims from them. I forget the heim part number, but i remember that when i looked it up it was pretty beefy. Made by FK I believe and are 3/4" x 3/4".

Also, if you are extending your arms, then you shouldn't need the RA drops. The drops are used to alleviate the angle cause by losts of lift and the stock arms.
 












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The stock bronco arms are the same length as the extended ttb lift arms. If you can find a ttb skyjacker cross member, you could use that to mount the arms, unless you are moving the axle forward. I also have the wristed arm.

Here is the Skyjacker x-member.

RAXMember1.jpg


You can see the wristed arm here too.

RAXMember.jpg
 






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