Pitman arms

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  1. grabberguy16

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    Just curious did pitman arms change in later years? I have found a pitman arm for 75-77 for M/S but nothing early. Help please!
     
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    Pittman or idler arm?

    I dunno about Pittman but there are three idler arms, with '75-'77 same as Granada.
     
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    They are 2 different manual Pitman arms...70-74 DODZ 3590-A and 75-77 D5DZ 3590-A
    Only one power steer Pitman arm 70-77 C9DZ 3590-A
     
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    Okay thanks for this do you know what the difference between the early and later arms?
     
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    Craig Selvey Indiana State Rep - MCCI

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    Early pitman arm has a hole on the end that attaches to the steering. The later pitman arm has a stud on the end that attaches to the steering. They will not interchange unless you also change the manual center link.

    Early manual pitman arm looks like this:

    Pitman Arms 1.jpg
     

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