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Has anyone seen these spindle spacers?

 
Old 01-29-2016, 02:26 AM
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Looks like a good concept. But, I wouldn't trust my truck on those.
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first time seeing these. wouldn't trust it IMO.
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Yeah I'm curious myself about them. I'm no engineer. I'm wondering what kind of forces are being applied to them. I'm thinking it's not lateral forces since the upper and lower arms are maintaining them.
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Considering the upper ball joint is a non load carrying suspension component, I can see where those would work quite well for those that use adjustable front struts for lift, eliminates the need for a uniball upper control arm.

The only downside I see is the price, by the time you add up the cost of the lift/leveling struts, along with those your getting close to what a real lift kit costs.

Suspension/alignment has been one of my specialties for 30+ years now so I speak with confidence saying I would probably use them along with the adjustable struts for a level if cash was tight.
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i get the concept... but my question here is, how do we attach it to the existing ball joint? I see the wrench bolster and the stud out the bottom that goes through and attaches to the spindle. I just don't see how one gets that spacer tight to the ball joint. I'm guessing it's spun on with loctite??
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I'm in the category of having already purchased Auto Spring spacers and being happy with the height, ride, etc. I'm just looking to correct the suspension angles. I'm not looking for new upper arms with Uniballs and the cost associated with them. Plus, they're 50% off right now. For a $100, if they extend the life of my ball joints and give better articulation I'm pretty happy.

I figure many folks are in the same position with either a spacer or some Bilsteins, etc. I'm going to give them a try. I'll report back.
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I have not seen anything like that before but it sure looks promising. I may have to try a set too. Hey back2gas, where are they 50% off for $100 at? That price is easier to justify than the $200 price tag.
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There's a promo code: accurate50
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The ICON UCAs have a similar design.

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