With our Jeep 1 ton steering upgrade, you eliminate the hard to adjust “Y” stock steering, it allows for a longer drag link to help with your steering angles, and most importantly gives you heavy duty steering that will take a beating and hold up to the off-road abuse.
What is 1 ton steering on a Jeep?
1ton steering usually consists of either GM heavy tierod ends or heims or something attached to heavy linkage like 1.25″ tube or so for a draglink and tierod.
What is over the knuckle steering?
OTK (over knuckle) steering has the tierod and draglink on top of the knuckle instead of the bottom. Keeping it out of harms way and reducing the angle of the draglink.
What is Otk steering?
When used together, the drag link pushes the passenger side knuckle, which the tie rod is also attached to, then the tie rod pushes the drivers side knuckle. This results in both of your wheels turning in the same direction.
How do you ream a steering knuckle?
Drilling/Reaming Jeep Knuckles for GM 1 Ton Tie Rods
How do I know if my drag link is bad Jeep JK?
Common signs include uneven tire wear, steering wheel vibration or feeling loose, and unwanted drifting to the left or right.
Why are tie-rod ends tapered?
A Case for Tie-Rod Ends
The tapered joint mates with the corresponding knuckle or steering arm, retaining a tight connection. The castle nuts with cotter pins add another layer of safety and minimize maintenance.
What is a taper reamer?
Taper pin reamers are used to finish, shape, or increase the size of holes for a near perfect fit when inserting taper pins into your work piece. These taper reamers are manufactured with a taper of 1/4 inch per foot.
How do you flip a tie-rod?
How to do a Tie Rod Flip on a Jeep Wrangler
What are the symptoms of a bad drag link?
Common signs include poor handling, car wandering or pulling to the left or right, vibrations in the steering wheel, and uneven tire wear.
What are the symptoms of a bad tie rod?
5 Signs that the Tie Rod Ends in Your Vehicle May Be Bad
- Inability To Steer.
- A Squealing Sound When You Turn.
- Uneven, Excessive Tire Wear.
- Misaligned Front End.
- A Steering Wheel that Feels Unusual.
How much does it cost to replace a drag link?
Like other parts, a center/drag link will inevitably wear out over time. The cost of replacing your center drag link could fall between $200 and $700, depending on what type of vehicle you drive.