With all the Heim Joints we sell it only made sense to make them the way
we wanted them... This is a 5/8" shaft with a 5/8" bore (18TPI). Don't
let the price confuse you, these are a very high quality Heat Treated
4130 Chromoly rod end, we can sell them for a tad more than a cheap mild
steel heim because we sell so many and avoid the middleman.
The housing is made from 4130 Chromoly, the Ball is made from 52100
Bearing Steel. It has a hard chrome finish. The race is made from
injection molded Teflon impregnated Nylon that we have had tremendous
luck with. When completed the entire structure is both Heat Treated.
Ultimate Radial Static Load - 18,000lbs. These are not tested to
breaking point, they are tested to first deformation, that is a key
point, deformation is not breaking. Several of the other companies
making Rod Ends test to destruction. You will stop using the heim after
it has bent so why even care at what point they fall into a pile of
pieces on the ground, that number just doesn't make any sense to the