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    • Spenny L
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      Still trying to find the Left rear complete knuckle with upper and lower on ebay not bent. The dealer wants 3-4k for just the knuckle thats alittle much.

      as well as the Right side rocker and TR6060 extension housing. Nearing the end of the build now frame and fire wall is on order.

    • Profile photo ofviperguy69viperguy69
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      Alternative to spending $3-$4K on the right part is to simply take the opposite knuckle you need from a GEN III/IV vehicle and flip it over.  You would still need to keep the Left side upper and lower control arms but the Gen III/IV arms are no different that I can tell, just a different part number on them as well.

      I asked about the knuckles while on a factory tour back in 2016 at the plant as to why they would produce a new part with a new part number when I could not just flip the knuckles over and save $3K… The guy giving us the tour just smiled and gave a thumbs up.  When the tour was done he pulled me aside and said that is all they did to the new part was to put a new part number on the opposite knuckle from the previous generation when casting the mold; that there were no geometry differences between the parts.

      I have had zero issues with my Gen V using this process, paying $450 per knuckle back about 9-years ago.

       

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    • Spenny L
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      Thank you so much for that! I have been questioning that for a couple months now.

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