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Truck and Jeep Parts Home » Brakes & Steering » Steering Kit » Heavy-Duty Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit

Heavy-Duty Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit

Rugged Ridge | Part Number: RUG18050.83
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  • Rugged Ridge - Heavy-Duty Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit - Fits 1987 to 1995 Jeep YJ Wrangler - 4WheelParts.com
Part Number: RUG18050.83
  • Technical Details

    • Fits 1987 to 1995 Jeep YJ Wrangler
    • 1.25 Inch OD SAE Steel
    • 1/4 Inch Wall Thickness
    • Complete Drag Link and Tie Rod Kit

These Tie Rod Assemblies provide virtually 1-ton strength with factory tapered ends, so no modification is required. The tube is 1.25” OD SAE steel with .25” wall thickness. This is the perfect solution for preventing bent tie rod tubes from off roading with larger tires. Complete kits with dust shields, castle nuts, cotter pins, jamb nuts and zerk fittings.

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nice kit

By jwals10

from Salton City, CA

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  • Easy To Install
  • Great looking


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      Comments about Rugged Ridge Heavy-Duty Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit:

      had to replace all the tie rod ends, so I decided to upgrade. glad I did, this is a great kit. everything is included. install was easy and directions are good. I did have to adjust the steering stops so that the tie rod would not come in contact with the differential and the steering stabilizer. I have not noticed any adverse affect to the turning radius. I have had no problems negotiating the trails I wheel on.

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      Works great, modification to damper req

      By Tvoir

      from Calgary, Alberta

      Verified Reviewer


      • Good Rod Ends
      • Solid


      • Requires Thin Steerdamper
      • Shock Hits Steering On 89

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        Comments about Rugged Ridge Heavy-Duty Tie Rod/Drag Link Kit:

        This is a great heavy duty replacement for your old YJ or wrangler, however just be aware that you will have to buy a thinner steering damper so that it clears the tubing while steering, mounting brackets for the new location on drag link are included
        I wheeled them for a year hard on 35" Super Swamper LTBs with only one tie rod weakened at the end of the season
        I am running a 89 Wrangler 8.5" lifted, shackle reversal, detroit lockers, cammed 4L, many other mods

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