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Old 03-17-2013, 08:45 AM
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Those drawers look great. Very nice.
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Looks great Nak!
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Old 03-31-2013, 08:18 PM
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25. MetalTech upper and lower links for the rear axle.

I like the beefier than stockness, also the Johnny Joint on the front one. The grease zircs are kind of neat, although the front one on the lower link seems like it's waiting for a rock to take it out. But if I flip it around, then it's completely inaccessible and useless. Other than that, was fun to spend a half day under the truck again..
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25. MetalTech upper and lower links for the rear axle.

I like the beefier than stockness, also the Johnny Joint on the front one. The grease zircs are kind of neat, although the front one on the lower link seems like it's waiting for a rock to take it out. But if I flip it around, then it's completely inaccessible and useless. Other than that, was fun to spend a half day under the truck again..
when they shear off on rocks they are super easy to take out with an easy out. the head shears off and they are "loose" and they have a hole to put the tool into.
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Nice Links and drawer system!! How did I miss the drawer up date?
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Can you put a less prone to rocks "plug" in there, like a flush allen head plug? Then when you need to grease the joints put in the zirc? Sort of defeats the purpose of being able to "easily" grease the joints but it shouldn't take but a couple minutes to do the plug to zirc swap and back and how often will you grease them?

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Yeah, I was thinking I could just stick a small screw in there if I need to. My plan at this point is to actually wheel and aim for stuff. I'm not worried about a zirc repair, but curious if these are even in harm's way? Would have to be the perfect rock that was somehow small enough for me to drive over, let low enough to clear the slider, then suddenly high enough to hit the UCA. I know those hangers get dinged up, but even still I have a feeling I will drive all summer and never even kiss a zirc. we'll see.. I've got duct tape if one gets popped off.
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Can you put a less prone to rocks "plug" in there, like a flush allen head plug? Then when you need to grease the joints put in the zirc? Sort of defeats the purpose of being able to "easily" grease the joints but it shouldn't take but a couple minutes to do the plug to zirc swap and back and how often will you grease them?

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I did that on my departed 4Runner. Just kept the zerk in the truck toolbag taped to a 7mm wrench.
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I did that on my departed 4Runner. Just kept the zerk in the truck toolbag taped to a 7mm wrench.
How about if you put a needle zirk in them. they might still get smashed or deformed but less likely. You'll probably cave in the Metal Crap closet rod before you kill the needle zirk anyway.

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Old 04-01-2013, 08:48 AM
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Yeah the control arm's supposed to bend to protect the zirc, that's by design. It's a feature
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