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Anyone care to guess?

Post by Colibri » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:47 am

I'm replacing a part that has failed on me twice with parts I've pieced together out of summit racings catalogue. Any idea what this is for?
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Post by waldo » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:20 am

Looks a bit like one of the rear swaybar links on my 16. Only thing I can think of offhand.
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Post by Colibri » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:48 am

Excellent guess, but no. I should have mentioned it's a 3G so no rear sway bar.
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2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
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Post by olyelr » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:52 am

Transfercase linkage?
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Post by Colibri » Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:58 am

Give the man a cigar! Yes sir, the crappy rubber bushing has died on me for the last time. Installing this today.
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Central Texas and Houston area
2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by waldo » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:07 am

Colibri wrote:Give the man a cigar! Yes sir, the crappy rubber bushing has died on me for the last time. Installing this today.
The linkage on my 16 kept popping out when it was new. Took it to a dealer in WV and they just shoved it back in without changing or fixing anything. :angry:

Took it to my dealer when I got back to Ohio and told them to put a retainer on it so it would never happen again. The tech did it too. :mrgreen:

BTW, my 07 still has the original bushings and they work fine. The 16 had less then 700 miles on it and it fell out every time I tried to take it out of 4WD. :poke:
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Post by DamageWagon » Fri Jun 30, 2017 2:27 pm

Nice work Tim! Market and sell in vendor section :cash:

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Post by Colibri » Fri Jun 30, 2017 4:00 pm

Strange the tremendous difference between your trucks Waldo, my 09' has shit the linkage twice now over the years. First time I lost it and second time the retainer kept it on the truck but the bushings fell apart.

It's super easy to piece together damagewagon, I'll list the part numbers so people can put one together themselves if they'd like.

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1 AFC-36176 threaded tube
1 SUM-MAXL10T left hand thread rod end w/ jam nut
1 SUM-MAX10T right hand thread rod end w/jam nut
2 MEZ-SW58A rod end safety washers
2 5/8x2 1/2" grade 8 bolts with nuts and washers from local hardware store

Just got it installed, was a minor pain on mine because of the front driveshaft safety hoop, but pretty easy and only took about 5 minutes. Shifts like BUTTER! No noticeable extra vibrations so far either.
Just antisieze the rod ends thread them in and get its overall length adjusted to match the stocker, then bolt it up. I'm going to get some stover lock nuts and 2-1/2" bolts, local store only had 2" length and it's in need of a bit more thread engagement.
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2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by RustyPW » Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:15 pm

:rockon: Looks beefy enough. Mine has not given me any troubles. But I think I might do this for insurance. Be my luck, mine will fall off when I'm bumper deep in some smelly mud hole.
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Post by Colibri » Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:08 pm

I would hate to have to get under the truck out where you're wheeling in rausch creek rusty!
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2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by RustyPW » Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:15 pm

Colibri wrote:I would hate to have to get under the truck out where you're wheeling in rausch creek rusty!
Ace's linage fell off as soon as we hit the first trail. There is a picture posted in the Rausch Creek thread of Peter and Ace spooning fixing the linkage. :rofl:
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Post by Will » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:37 am

This is a must do for insurance and it really does shift like butter! Two finger shifts.

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Post by Will » Sat Aug 12, 2017 9:37 am

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Post by RustyPW » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:52 pm

I'm doing this soon as my arm will let me do it.
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Post by coder » Mon Aug 14, 2017 12:41 pm

Nice work Colibri, looks very stout! I need to make one for myself when mine fails!
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Post by Reloaderguy » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:24 pm

'14+ linkage is 2.5" shorter.
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Post by Colibri » Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:51 pm

Glad I could be of help!

Reloaderguy - they have several longer and shorter swagged tubes of the same design, I would imagine it could be adapted pretty easily for the newer trucks
Central Texas and Houston area
2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by BoldAdventure » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:15 pm

Now build me some quick disconnects for my sway bars. :)
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Post by Colibri » Mon Aug 14, 2017 10:57 pm

MikeKey wrote:Now build me some quick disconnects for my sway bars. :)

Get me some measurements and I can probably hook you up
Central Texas and Houston area
2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by whitey » Tue Aug 15, 2017 1:10 am

Very nice! That should work way better than original! And as always I am amazed at how clean your trucks are underneath!

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Post by Will » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:47 am

whitey wrote:Very nice! That should work way better than original! And as always I am amazed at how clean your trucks are underneath!
Mostly sand where I'm at, even the black mud holes rinse off easy. Grew up in Ga where the red clay is and that will build up like brick and mortar under a truck. Haha

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http://forum.powerwagonregistry.org/vie ... =13&t=2333

I only do what the majority of the 4 voices in my head tell me to. In most cases, I ignore two of them because one doesn't speak English, and I suspect the other is talking to someone else.

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Post by Colibri » Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:50 am

Will wrote:
whitey wrote:Very nice! That should work way better than original! And as always I am amazed at how clean your trucks are underneath!
Mostly sand where I'm at, even the black mud holes rinse off easy. Grew up in Ga where the red clay is and that will build up like brick and mortar under a truck. Haha

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Sand and hardpack dirt is just about all my truck sees, mud is almost nonexistent here lol. It's just too damn dry
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2009 5.7 auto quadcab
Carli 3” coils deaver leafs 3” kings with 4 tube bypass rear and fr/rr hydro bumps
Howe steering pump and gear with hydraulic ram assist
Custom tube bumpers and white knuckle sliders
Creative fab trussed axle. rem polished and cryoed 5.13 gears with arb lockers fr/rr
Sharadon stage 2 545rfe with 3000 stall edge converter
Lots of other stuff lol

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Post by trk4sale » Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:24 am

coder wrote:Nice work Colibri, looks very stout! I need to make one for myself when mine fails!
Maybe do it before it fails.
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Post by Easttnrhino » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:53 pm

Hey colibri do you happen to remember what yours measured center to center or end to end, I have 2017 and if indeed it is 2.5 shorter the shortest sleeves summit has are 4". Going to measure my linkage tonight. love the idea and going to try to do before becomes problem. Thanks
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Post by Reloaderguy » Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:59 pm

Easttnrhino wrote:Hey colibri do you happen to remember what yours measured center to center or end to end, I have 2017 and if indeed it is 2.5 shorter the shortest sleeves summit has are 4". Going to measure my linkage tonight. love the idea and going to try to do before becomes problem. Thanks
The '14+ linkage is approximately 6", about 2.75" shorter than Colibri's. I ordered the 4" tube, hopefully it has the same amount of thread length so I can cut it down. It should be here in a few days.
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