Diesel Bombers SIGN UP NOW

National Association of Diesel Motorsports
Go Back   Diesel Bombers > Dodge Cummins > 1st Generation Dodge Cummins 89-93
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Registered Members don't see these ads. Register now it's free!

1st Generation Dodge Cummins 89-93 Discussion of 12 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with Rotary Injection Pumps

Welcome to Diesel Bombers Forums!
Welcome to DieselBombers .com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Diesel Bombers Forums community today!


I'm currently trying to finish rebuilding the front suspension and steering. I don't know the specific name to the bars that run from each control arm to a mounting point on the front of the truck. I think they are called radius arms, not torsion ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 01-25-2013, 02:10 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default Front Chassis Question

I'm currently trying to finish rebuilding the front suspension and steering. I don't know the specific name to the bars that run from each control arm to a mounting point on the front of the truck. I think they are called radius arms, not torsion bars.

I'm trying to replace the bushings on them, but in front of the big nut is some kind of retaining pin. Anyone know how to remove it? I've tried a punch and screwdriver and its not coming out. I still can't even get the nut to break loose on either one of the bars. Any ideas?
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-26-2013, 01:39 PM
Red_Rattler's Avatar
High Tech Redneck
Status: Agent ORANGE

Jacob Boness
   
Default

a picture would help me greatly and this is on your first gen?

Red_Rattler's Sig:JAKE


DIESEL BOMBERS SUPER MODERATOR

CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION
CLICK HERE TO BECOME A PREMIUM MEMBER AKA BOMBARDIER
_________________________________________
03Flame Red 2500 4x4 QuadCab Handshaker HO,Kore HP Kit, Smarty REVO, AIRDOG II 165, Banks TechniCooler, K&N FIPK, MBRP Cool Duals 6inch tips, GunSlinger Pistol Grip Shifter, SRT Inine 6 Hood, Jacobs Brake

95 2500 4X4 Ext Cab Handshaker "BUCKN' BADGER"
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-26-2013, 03:23 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

Yeah ill take a pic of my truck when i get home tonight. Its a 1993 d350 drw. Thanks.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-26-2013, 04:06 PM
Red_Rattler's Avatar
High Tech Redneck
Status: Agent ORANGE

Jacob Boness
   
Default

OH! Its a 2wd... Its a lower control arm strut. As for breaking the nut loose get a torch and heat it up and get a impact ready to hit it just as the orange glow comes out the nut
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-29-2013, 01:28 AM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

I managed to get the nuts off with a little bit of heat work. Thanks for the advice on that.

On another note, does anyone have a picture of the steering linkages on a 2wd? I forgot which way the tie rod is supposed to route and can't tell....oops
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


 
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:01 AM.

Copyright And Legal Notice Links Of Interest

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Diesel Bombers ® - All Content Protected Under Intellectual Property Rights Law of Registered Trademarks
Reg. No. 3,494,401 Cls. 100, 101 & 104 Under Int. Cl. 38
USE AT YOUR OWN RISK WE HOLD NO LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT RIGHT, WRONG OR INDIFFERENT

Protected by Copyscape Duplicate Content Check