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Real OEM has got me confused + a call to parts-car hoarders


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While looking at steering bits, I determined that there are several, (I count four in fact) items in the front suspension/steering that are called "pitman arms"

I have in the past called them, heard them being referred to as, or have otherwise known them as: the steering box arm, the idler arm, and the strut-bottom-steering-arms (rt and lft)

What the heck do you call those anyhow?

Well I need the ones that bolt to the bottom of the strut tube--.

Well whatever they're called, I need some.

anybody have a parts car near to Northern CA that would like to sell?

Make it different... or just do it differently

Bill in Petaluma, CA

1969 1600 supercharged m20 in progress

1970 2002 RIP -- crashed then quartered

1971 2002 M20/02 RIP -- nothing but pieces now

1972 2002 gone, but not missed POS

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The arm on the steering sector (steering box) is the "pitman arm". The link connected to it is the "drag link" (it drags the steering around). The idler arm is on the passenger's side connected to the subframe. It does no work, hence "idler" arm. It simply keeps the other links lined up so the right wheel follows along. The other links, I don't know the names.

I have for sure one arm that you want and maybe the other. If no one else has them for you, let me know, yours for the shipping cost. Should fit into a flat rate box in USPS.

A radiator shop is a good place to take a leak.

 

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