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  1. bigmoose

    bigmoose Well-Known Member Established Member

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    So I recently installed a set of FTBR bumpsteer tie rods. Here is a pic of the stud on the spindle. As you can see in the pic on the bottom there is a silver nut then a gold colored nylon nut. The problem here is the gold nut won't thread on enough for it to reach the nylon. Has anyone run into this before? Do I need to remove the silver nut? 4e8e477ec207e0bf575791a13854c881.jpg
     
  2. slo984now

    slo984now AKA 01yellerCobra Established Member

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    Who put the silver nut on? It shouldn't be there. I have spacers above and below the heim joint and the gold nut holding it all together.
     
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    bigmoose Well-Known Member Established Member

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    That is exactly how it came with the kit.
     
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    SVT_Troy Well-Known Member Established Member

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    The silver nut is there to use while you’re setting bumpsteer. Once you have your spacer stack correct you remove the plan but and install the lock nut.


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    bigmoose Well-Known Member Established Member

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    That's what I suspected. Thanks.
     
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    slo984now AKA 01yellerCobra Established Member

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    I don't even remember mine coming with the silver nut. But it's been about 3 years since I did all that work.
     
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    WHITESTRIPES Member Established Member

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    I'm installing mine right now too, how screwed am I if I didn't take any measurements before? (Doing FTBR kit and these were a last minute decision)

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    slo984now AKA 01yellerCobra Established Member

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    Are you talking about the length of the tie rods?
     
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    WHITESTRIPES Member Established Member

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    I watched the FTBR videos and he took measurements from the wheel well to center of wheel?

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  10. bigmoose

    bigmoose Well-Known Member Established Member

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    I lined mine up on my bench right next to the stock ones and just made them the same exact length center to center
     
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    Big moose how did it work out? I'm in the middle of installing these also to stock size and was gonna bring it to get a alignment and let them set it up.
     

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