D44 steering and could spring lift


Seven3_AH

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I'm starting my swap and I found that the steering linkage is the y setup.
And I'm not sure how much lift the coils are I got from the donor rig, and also will the stock ranger pitman arm work?
So questions in a list.
1) will a Rangers stock pitman arm bolt up to 77 eb drag link
2) my coils have only the weight of the frame on them and my steering linkage looks mostly maxed out and my tires are toed like crazy.
3) will the T style setup work?
4) does anyone know the dimensions for lift height on eb or b2 coil springs, I can't figure out how big my coils are
 


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The pitman arm is fine, use it. I don't know if the EB drag link has the same taper on the joints or not. I tried to use a complete EB steering linkage on mine and it was a waste of time - geometry was way off what it should be, getting the track bar to work was very difficult, not to mention it was worn out. Are you trying to use the Ranger steering linkage though? That's the only reason I can see your tires being toed in. Ranger steering linkage has no place on a SAS.

Do it like this. That way your tires don't toe in as the suspension droops, and you have almost unlimited downtravel. Use tie rod ends instead of heims if you want... the linkage itself is DOM tubing that is threaded.

 

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That is how I want to do it, I have factory "y" style linkage from ebd44 and it's just not enough so I was going to go wit the factory "t" style
 


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