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post #1 of 8 Old 08-27-2010, 11:41 PM Thread Starter
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Ballistic drag link

So I stumbled across a really sick drag link on here, can't find it again, any ideas?
Late 99 F-250
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Trevor(NotStock) from precision metal fab sells them.


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We use a lot of ballistic joints with our parts. Not the cheapest but its quality American parts!

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I looked and did not see any steering parts on his site.
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I looked and did not see any steering parts on his site.
Call him....he makes drag links and track bars...

They look like this..



And when installed like this..




2008 F250 FX4 CC SB Black on Black STOCK and SLOW...Rolled over and TOTALED...

2008 White with Black interior FX4 CCSB
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As far as actual HP numbers I have no idea. It don't snap your neck but.....It feels good.
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Not stock, what do u use to attach the ballistic to the pitman arm? Also why not put a ballistic at both ends?

'99.5 F-250 SD PSD CCLB 4X4
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A 3/4" Grade 8 bolt runs through the joint and the pitman arm...you have to drill through the pitman arm since its tapered to install it.

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Not stock, what do u use to attach the ballistic to the pitman arm? Also why not put a ballistic at both ends?
3/4" grade 8 fine thread bolt at the pitman arm end. You will need to drill out your pitman arm. There isnt enough clearance at the knuckle side to use a Ballistic joint at that location. Also your factory rod end is built with a long bolt that runs through the knuckle aswell as the bottom rod end. We did some testing with some other rod ends but found the OEM peice to be the must suitable solution. The rod end isnt the weakness, the factory adjuster is the failure point....

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