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Old 02-19-2011, 09:35 AM   eBay Motors  #11 (permalink)
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kryptonite tie rods. congnito pit and idel arms.
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Old 02-19-2011, 10:41 AM   eBay Motors  #12 (permalink)
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I just bought this last night DMAXSTORE Ultimate Front End Package [DMAX20] - $439.99 : DMAXSTORE.COM, Your Duramax Diesel-Only Shopping Resource
I went with the sleeves for now because my tie rods are still good, for now anyway.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:34 AM   eBay Motors  #13 (permalink)
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I was told I needed pitman/idler arms 2 years ago.
I put the braces on and it band-aided the situation enough that an alignment was possible.

I would stay clear of the Cognito tierods. They dont last very long. I have Fabtech and they are holding up well.
I was wondering if that could prolong my parts some. I need to look at mine a little closer.
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Old 02-19-2011, 11:55 AM   eBay Motors  #14 (permalink)
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I was wondering if that could prolong my parts some. I need to look at mine a little closer.
Just get new Moog idler/pitman arms and get the braces with them so you wont have to worry about them. Theres no point leaving a bad part on your truck it wont do anythin but get worse IMO.
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Old 02-19-2011, 03:14 PM   eBay Motors  #15 (permalink)
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i was going to due the same thing as muleskinner until i saw bullydog jasons pics. i just ordered the pit and idler arm cognito package today. couldnt bring my self to get the krypto tie rods today but will very soon
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Old 02-19-2011, 03:49 PM   eBay Motors  #16 (permalink)
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^^ im trying to figure out if even beefed up rods will prevent the breakage that i had.. mine did break from sideways sheer.. but the rod being forced up hard. (i think) lol
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Old 02-19-2011, 04:47 PM   eBay Motors  #17 (permalink)
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I bought the package from dmaxstore with pit and idler with cognito braces and went with the krytonite tie rods and it changed the whole feel of my truck. Watch out when pulling the pitman arm off I popped the sector shaft seal and had to get a new steering box.
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:37 AM   eBay Motors  #18 (permalink)
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The only way to know is to try them out, about how much hp are you running jason.
Norcal did you use a pitman arm puller when you did that?
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Old 02-20-2011, 04:39 AM   eBay Motors  #19 (permalink)
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Jason what were you doing when you broke the tie rod? 4wd LAUNCH? Mud Riding?
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Old 02-20-2011, 06:17 AM   eBay Motors  #20 (permalink)
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Last I dynoed I was sitting at 440hp.. And did a 4wd launch to break it. I wish I woulda filmed it. Woulda been impressive. Lol
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