Heim Joint articles and information

What is a heim joint and what are they used for?

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What is a heim joint and what are they used for?
Heim joints are commonly used in custom cars, race cars, lowriders, race buggies, lawn tractors, shifter linkages, boats, industrial machines and motorcycles. Pretty much anywhere you need a joint that can flex but needs to stay rigid. 

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Why buy from HeimJoints.net

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Why buy from HeimJoints.net

You have many choices when buying heim joints for your project. Why should you buy from us?  Fast shipping. We do not sit on your orders for days like some other do. We ship usually within 24 hours and use USPS Priority mail for fast service. You have your heim joints in 3-4 days instead of 1-2 weeks from the other people.  Cost. Cost is a big factor in any project. You need to stay on budget. We offer a very competitive cost to you. With shipping being free (Over $49) our price structure is the best in the business. ...

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HEIM JOINTS, THE GOOD AND BAD.

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HEIM JOINTS, THE GOOD AND BAD.

Heim Joint. if you’re talking about a hardcore racing application or custom suspension set up, You’re definitely going to be looking at some type of rod end or heim joint. They are incredibly strong. Made of Chromoly steel, fully adjustable and have a stainless steel ball inside that abrogated by a Teflon liner. Engineers designed them for the maximum amount of articulation and the maximum amount of abuse. The downfall to the rod joint is you will feel all the vibration in the suspension up into the passenger compartment. Not an issue for a buggy or race car but for something you’re...

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HOW BIG IS A 3/4" .750 HEIM JOINT?

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HOW BIG IS A 3/4" .750 HEIM JOINT?

The .750" heim or rose joint has a 3/4" shaft and a 3/4" hole in the center ball. Most people will use a spacer that reduces the mounting hole to 5/8"  The 3/4" .750 rod end heim joint is the most common joint used in steering and trackbar or panhard bar applications. They are strong and can handle the forces generated by steering or axle locating. 

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