[urq] Early Rear Tie-Rods
martin at quattro.ca
Tue Jul 24 14:22:15 EDT 2007
Haven't done it yet.
Did not find anyone locally who would carry those.
Didn't look hard as I don't really need them yet.. :)
> Louis-Alain Richard
> If you tie-rod ends are worn, but the inner rubber bushes are fine, you
> install Suzuki Sidekick outer ends on the urQ, BTDT last year. See this
> for some numbers:
> BTW, I think you inversed the style:
> The bent one is for the early 1981-1983 urQ (NLA anywhere)
> The straight ones are 1984 and up, urQ and 4000Q. (available everywhere)
> PS: I think Brady and Martin Pajak both have installed the Suzuki parts,
> they might confirm my find.
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> I did a brief search of the Archives but didn't find anything.
>> I need new rear tie-rods for an EARLY Style ur-q suspension.
>> IE...1983. It
>> seems most parts sources only list ONE tie-rod now that appears to be
>> same as the later tie-rods. The early tie rods attached in the middle
>> the subframe instead of toward the back where the sway bar is located
>> early models. Problem is, this tie rod seems to be LONGER than the
>> I took out both and compared them and they seem to be similar in
>> dimensions except length. The early ur-q unit is longer and does have
>> thicker main shaft but the ends are the same. Because of the length
>> however it doesn't appear they are swapable.
>> Does anyone know where to find an early style or an early style END
>> would be compatible. The early arms don't have the funky Dogleg end
>> the later style does. Any END with the right conical angle and size,
>> thread should work.
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