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Author: Subject: Front Upright Upper Ball Joint Drag Link for MX5 Miata
KFC

posted on 8/6/21 at 05:20 PM Reply With Quote
Front Upright Upper Ball Joint Drag Link for MX5 Miata

Hi,
Does anyone know of a drag link that fits the MX5 front upright on the upper tapor?

I want to buy off the shelf threaded ball joint that the tapor fits the upright without modifications. Trying to keep my work load down as I have enough to do and want parts to fit so when I have crashed parts, it's quick and easy to change.

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PorkChop

posted on 8/6/21 at 05:53 PM Reply With Quote
BMW E28 (and others) TRE (M14 x 1.25 fitting into wishbone). I have not seen any other joint used.

First Line part number FTR4161. Motaquip PN VTR325.

Double check for fitment as mine fitted NA uprights fine but not NB ones - the TRE was too short to securely fix to the upright. I could not find an alternative that had the additional length.

[Edited on 8/6/21 by PorkChop]

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