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1994 Jeep Yj Big Mini Part 4 Rod Ends

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We’ve had problems with the life of rod ends we’ve used in the past, and that was one of the reasons we spent so much time trying to make tie-rod ends work. GenRight and Editor Hazel both said the same thing, “Stop being cheap and use good rod ends.” Shown to the left is a cheaper rod end with a plastic insert, and on the right is the high-quality chromoly FK rod end included in the GenRight kit. Rather than just fill the hole with urethane to take up the space, a good rod end coats it with Teflon and then the whole assembly is pressed together.

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