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10-15-2008, 11:05 PM
lookin for a machine shop around the surrey area, need to get my pitman arm reemed out for bigger tie rod.
any input on where i could take it or where to stay away from
10-15-2008, 11:14 PM
Don't know about surrey, I use B & J in P.Q.
10-16-2008, 12:00 AM
dude I use to machine and I can tell you it is a waste of time getting them to do it they WILL do it the same way you can do it at home with a reaming bit and a vice
10-16-2008, 07:23 AM
arnt the bits like 80 bux? i figured a shop would charge alot less so i thought id do it that way.
wat companys make the reemer? iv seen some on the net and know that snap-on does to but i heard the snap-on one isnt great
10-16-2008, 09:48 PM
Go to kbc. They will have a cheap chineese reemer. Your going to have to drill it close then ream it out. I have some good machinists at my shop but we aint cheap.
I have the Xkut one now, killed the snap on one.
you do have to drill it close to size.
so fixturing the arm for drilling takes more time then the reaming
i might be able to help you. depends what rod end you want. TalVan Machine Shop in surrey. #308-13395 76 ave. come any time between 8 and 430 ask for Mark.
11-05-2008, 02:17 PM
im not in Surrey.. but i machine them for $40 a taper...
need to know which tre yur using... or bring it by to for fitting..
can be done same day or next day most times.... NOT while-u-wait though
a doz HoneyBrowns (bottles) works to sometimes.. more so in the summer :)
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