Author Topic: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately  (Read 1180 times)

KrzyDav

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I just received an idler arm with nylon insert lock nuts. It also was not the "555" unit in the net site photo. I'm planning o returning it. I don't trust nylon locknuts in such places.
A few months ago I kept getting and returning ball joints from local parts store. All Moog but each one was different. Nylon nuts, some with grease fittings. I finally got 2 with castle nuts.
I think it doesn't matter what brand you order, you'll get a brand logo box with the same un marked, un logoed part of unknown origin in the box.
I recon I just need to save up and et an EM idler. I have a Gen 2 idler on my Gen 1 but discovered that will not work without changing to Gen 2 steering box. That's beyod my budget and skills to go  that far with a mod I don't need. So I trying to goback to originaltype idler if I can find a decent one.

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Re: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 05:50:20 AM »
I have stock replacement here, might need a bushing kit
1988 Max SPX Extended Cab 4wd with Service Body & Starion Power
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Re: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 11:36:07 PM »
 Thanks,,, I want it ... I  still have some leftover new OEM white  bushings for it. I'll send you a p.m.

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Re: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2017, 10:25:45 AM »
Dave, send me your address please...to monteroranch@gmail.com....I'll cover part and shipping
1988 Max SPX Extended Cab 4wd with Service Body & Starion Power
1980 Dodge W400 service truck

For Sale: 1983 Montero #277, 1989 Power Ram 50 extended cab
Sundry Gen 1 Montero and Gen 1 & 2 Mighty Max parts and vehicles for sale

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Re: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2017, 04:35:22 PM »
 Rebuild the OEM idler with ADD kit and buy OEM ball joints and tie rod ends. That's the only way to fly.

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Re: I'm only getting lame aftermarket suspension parts for Gen 1 lately
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2017, 09:19:09 PM »
Dave, my work schedule changed drastically last week and I've had no time. I'll attempt my best to get the idler arm to you this week.
1988 Max SPX Extended Cab 4wd with Service Body & Starion Power
1980 Dodge W400 service truck

For Sale: 1983 Montero #277, 1989 Power Ram 50 extended cab
Sundry Gen 1 Montero and Gen 1 & 2 Mighty Max parts and vehicles for sale