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2500HD TRE RC Sleeve

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by Moots1288 » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:22 pm

HARDTRAILZ wrote:Since I have basic HD tie rods, this is definitely a better option for me.

Thanks for the write up.
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by v7guy » Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:36 pm

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by TBYODA » Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:06 pm

v7guy wrote:or savings of $89.83

http://www.amazon.com/Moog-ES3488-Tie-R ... B000C57W7C 18.97
And on prime if you have it, which makes it even a bigger saving. IIRC both inter and outer are much cheaper at the moment on amazon.
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by JoeyV » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:05 am

Not to dig up an old thread, but I wanted to clarify something. Is the reason for reaming the sleeve due to the non-threaded part of the Moog inner tie rod being thicker in diameter? If that is the case, then if someone has the ACDelco version of the inner TR than no mod to the sleeve would be necessary?
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by Moots1288 » Tue Jul 15, 2014 6:30 am

JoeyV wrote:Not to dig up an old thread, but I wanted to clarify something. Is the reason for reaming the sleeve due to the non-threaded part of the Moog inner tie rod being thicker in diameter? If that is the case, then if someone has the ACDelco version of the inner TR than no mod to the sleeve would be necessary?

Yes, oem inner have a smaller diameter, The moogs are slightly larger.

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by ErikSS » Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:22 pm

I've heard the sleeves are too big for some of the cheap china ones too. They are intended for AC Delco inner TREs.
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by Norcrosski » Sun Dec 21, 2014 12:15 am

well I can honestly say that the raybestos hd tie rods are to small for the rc sleeves :x they wont even thread onto the inner so looks like ill be buying moogs
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by v7guy » Sun Dec 21, 2014 8:05 am

I've personally had to bore out the sleeves for the moogs, it's a pia
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by Norcrosski » Sun Dec 21, 2014 1:54 pm

The sleeves are bigger than the tre won't even began to thread going to call rc tommrow
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by ErikSS » Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:01 pm

Did you buy 2500HD or just 2500 TREs?
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by Moots1288 » Sun Dec 21, 2014 2:14 pm

Well we did know that they don't fit all of the 2500hd.
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by ErikSS » Sun Dec 21, 2014 7:15 pm

The main cross brand differences I've heard of have been diameter of the inner TRE. As far as I knew, the thread diameter had been fairly consistent so I'm looking for what other circumstance could he fall into.
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by Norcrosski » Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:25 am

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by ErikSS » Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:41 pm

I would have thought them to all use the same thread as stock. If they didn't you couldn't replace only an inner or an outer. Could you post a pic showing the issue?
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by Norcrosski » Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:00 pm

Will once I get home at work till 2 am I went around today and every inner I can get ahold of is the same issue
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by ErikSS » Tue Dec 23, 2014 12:19 am

Ok. My current guess is an assembly issue or the sleeve needs to be drilled. The sleeve only replaces the Jam Nut that comes on the inner TRE.
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by Norcrosski » Tue Dec 23, 2014 4:12 am

The sleeve at the threaded section is to big for the inner tierod
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by Moots1288 » Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:40 pm

It sounds like you have the wrong inner
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by ErikSS » Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:43 pm

Or the wrong sleeve.
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by ErikSS » Tue Dec 23, 2014 3:43 pm

ErikSS wrote:Or the wrong sleeve. Pic please.
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