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Tundra 2007+ Coachbuilder Steering kits

Discussion in 'Ekstrom Design' started by Coachbuilder1, Jul 3, 2015.

  1. Jul 3, 2015 at 11:35 AM
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    Coachbuilder1

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    We have come up with a very heavy duty outer tie rod replacement kit. This kit is offered in 3 sizes and will cover the following applications. All applications mount to the top of the spindle except when using factory OE spindles.

    Factory OE Replacement with OE spindles including TRD PRO.(bottom mount)
    CST & Maxtrac 2wd spindles (top mount)
    BDS , ZONE & Procomp lifts. (top mount)
    Camburg LT and Zazzulla LT (bottom mount)
    Bulletproof 6"-8" & 10"-12" lifts (top mount)

    Kit uses machined 7075 Billet adapter sleeves with a black hard anodized finish.
    7/8" Cryogenically treated Heim joints.
    Stainless steel high misalignment shims.
    Tapered adapter collar (OE kits)

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    Please feel free to Call, Email or PM for pricing.

    David
    Ekstrom Design llc.
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    ekstrom_design@yahoo.com
    www.shopcoachbuilder.com

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  2. Feb 12, 2016 at 7:17 AM
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    Do you have a pic with a comparison between the stock and these?
     
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  3. May 23, 2017 at 9:56 AM
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    would it be a good choice to replace OEM ones with those ones when lifting truck 2.5 -3" with coilovers or is it overkill ?
     
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  4. May 23, 2017 at 10:54 AM
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    it will help for sure. allowing the tie rod to travel more and let the suspension move . I had a set of these for my BDS kit and now i have another set for my new suspension setup and let me tell you they are awesome and David is awesome to work with, you will not be disappointed

    @Coachbuilder1
     
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  5. May 23, 2017 at 10:55 AM
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    @Coachbuilder1 you forgot to list the ones for Total Chaos and Camburg Long travel as well. He makes those too! :)
     
  6. May 23, 2017 at 11:14 AM
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    We normally take the type of suspension being used into consideration and not just the amount of lift. if you're using a high quality coilover, (Fox,King,Icon,ADS) and or using a UCA you will notice the steering being hung up by the lack of travel. The outer tie rod is the smallest joint and really feels the pull quick. Our Coachbuilder steering kit provides just over 27 degrees of travel compared to 19 degrees from the factory rod ends.
     
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  7. May 23, 2017 at 11:23 AM
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    @Coachbuilder1 yes Kings COilovers and TC UCAs. which model do you recommend for the tie rods ?
     
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  8. May 23, 2017 at 11:27 AM
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    you will run the stock replacement version... you will notice a nice gain in steering feel and move travel as you will not get hung up on the tie rod end
     
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  9. May 23, 2017 at 11:29 AM
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    sweet...:burnrubber::mudding:
     
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  10. May 23, 2017 at 8:31 PM
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  11. May 23, 2017 at 8:41 PM
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    Hey Papasmurf, did these tie rod ends help get you more clearence at full lock on your coil overs of the BDS lift kit?
     
  12. May 23, 2017 at 9:21 PM
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  13. May 23, 2017 at 9:39 PM
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    It's an easy swap but make sure to perform an alignment to correct the toe.
     
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  14. May 23, 2017 at 10:00 PM
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    They do the exact opposite. These will rub on your coilovers and chip away at the paint. Mine have been doing that since day one but I don't really care for it. There's some surface rust in the spots where the paint chipped.
     
  15. May 24, 2017 at 4:16 AM
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    no flats out?


    pics?
     
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  16. May 24, 2017 at 1:18 PM
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  17. May 24, 2017 at 2:27 PM
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    I wanted my tierods a little bit longer than the BDS set. I sent David my alignment sheet and he was able to give me what I wanted. Waiting to install at the same time as my coilovers.
     
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  18. May 24, 2017 at 6:48 PM
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    Gotcha. I have mine fore and aft in order to see the coachbuilder logos
     
  19. May 24, 2017 at 6:55 PM
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    I may have to get some of these when I get my UCA's
     
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  20. May 24, 2017 at 7:32 PM
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    Thanks Spvrtan, Thats the most disappointing to me and the BDS lift. Its like they did not do a lot of R&D on this. My install shop added the spacers to the steering stops that came with the kit AND had to build up more to preventing it from hitting. This just makes the turning radius even worse!
     
  21. May 25, 2017 at 11:25 AM
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    Our adapter tubes are a touch larger diameter than the BDS outers and can make contact just as you're describing. Usually if you back off on the castor it increases clearance between the two parts.
     
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  22. Aug 10, 2017 at 12:32 AM
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    Would I need these for my lift I feel it stretches a good amount when steering I'm running maxtrac spindles with icon coilovers. Just not sure if I would need them or if they would work on my lift
     
  23. Aug 11, 2017 at 1:57 PM
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    Thanks for the PM, replied.
     
  24. Apr 27, 2018 at 7:37 AM
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    7" bds gone due to issues and switched out the kit to Readylift 6" and up to 7"
    does this help with crappy bds lift kit with outside wear on the front tires?
     
  25. Apr 27, 2018 at 1:47 PM
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    Yes, This problem is extremely common with the BDS lift. Our Coachbuilder steering kit increases travel in the toe and will allow full cycle both up and down without fluctuating. Your cost is $399 and will include everything needed for installation. The second pic shows our rubber boot kit, all of our steering kits use the boot.

    What wheel size and offset are you running? we just need to be sure we have enough clearance above and around the BDS tie rod.

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  26. Apr 27, 2018 at 2:27 PM
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    Thanks DAVE!!! this is dong. I had a long chat with you about an hour ago. Again thanks so much and lets see what Darren has to say about this. I will send you pictures of the tires that I just took few minutes ago.

    Have a good weekend!!!!!!!!
     
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    Awesome thread! I'm about to get some of these.
     
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    hello I'm having issues with my new pro comp 6" coilovers hitting my outer tierods from my zone lift kit. (5") it seems I would need to something like the stock tierods. as in looks with the curved tierod
    so they don't hit. help please. would appreciate it
     
  29. Jan 21, 2019 at 11:27 AM
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    I had the same issue with my BDS 4.5" set up. I was frustrated that the tie rods where hitting my coilovers at full lock even after the shim was added to limit them from hitting. After looking at all kinds of lift kits done on Tundras, I had seen that Pro Comp is the only one that had addressed this issue with their outer tie rods by making them with the " off set/dog leg" needed to give the clearance! Get them from 4WP, cost is 90.99. Here is the part#, 90-40231B, Boxed Tie Rod Ends. Hope this helps you, as it did with me!
     
  30. Jan 26, 2019 at 12:44 PM
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    Thanks for following up. the PC coilovers def use a lower perch and can cause some clearance issues. In most cases we can pull the caster down a touch and this will open up clearance. Do you have a recent alignment print out we can go over? Feel free to call in too if it helps. 801-635-4872 David
     
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