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    Completed Our #1 Link Bracket!

    3 months ago we introduced these and they have taken over! These are now our Number 1 selling Link Bracket, it seems that many people agree with me sometimes



    Thats right! The Heims are placed so the bolt is vertical and the Heim is in a horizontal orientation.


    What this does is transfer the load to the strongest part of the joint. Vertically mounted joints take lateral loads through the bearing races and that just helps them wear out sooner. Think about it, your shocks and limit straps absorb the up and down motion, the races are forced to absorb the lateral motion and act as limit straps.



    Setting up all of your joints this way is not a practical solution due to the vulnerability of the bolt but it makes perfect sense for the uppers.
    Another benefit of using these is that you can increase triangulation by not having to deal with space needed for the bolt in between the joints and you can place them very close together. We leave 1/2" between them.



    We are making them for any flat mounting surface and also in the shape of our housings, they could be easily modified to fit any other surface.
    http://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com/.../HORIZ4LK.html
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    Nice,

    7/8x3/4 joints?

    I have seen a lot of TT's run the front upper joints flat like that. makes sense
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    Those are actually 1.25" rod ends in the pic...
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    I was wondering if you sell one for 7/8 ends?
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    This one is made to work with any size link, the lower plate is not fixed in position til you weld it in...
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    These are the fastest selling of anything we have ever made. They are simply the right way to go!
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    These are a big deal!
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    What is your distance between the drilled holes? Looks like maybe 4" ish... I almost bought one of these on yesterdays fathers day sale but i talked myself out of it because I'm not running heims like in the picture and I didn't know if my joints would fit..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chocflip201 View Post
    What is your distance between the drilled holes? Looks like maybe 4" ish... I almost bought one of these on yesterdays fathers day sale but i talked myself out of it because I'm not running heims like in the picture and I didn't know if my joints would fit..

    These are 2 5/8" tall but can be setup for any size you wish.
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    Nope the other dimension, like from center of bolt #1 to center of bolt #2?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chocflip201 View Post
    Nope the other dimension, like from center of bolt #1 to center of bolt #2?

    The holes are 3 1/4" apart center to center and I don't know of a joint 3 1/4" across...
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