FAQ

Q: I Am Ready, How Does This Work?

A: When you are ready, send your cores to:

Weaver Fabrication
21433 Gilbert Drive
Redding, CA 96002

Your cores must be stock and in good condition!

** Remember to include your information with your stuff that you send in.
** Always good to shoot me a email/PM to let me know something is on the way.
** Don’t forget your email address!

Q: Why Do I Need A Knuckle Saver?

A: In the event of an upper ball joint failure or an axle u-joint failure, the knuckle saver prevents the loss of steering and brake control that happens when the tire/knuckle assembly separates from the vehicle. “Drive it back to camp” in the event of failure and “save collateral damages” from happening!!

Q: What is Stock and in Good Condition Mean?

A: A stock take off knuckle, no missing or bent/broken pieces, not excessively rusted or pitted, no prior welding, no drilled out tie rod ends

Q: What if My Knuckles Aren’t Stock?

A: In most cases, they can be machined, but, there will be a $100 setup fee.

Q: What is a Setup Fee?

A: A setup fee is a charge to cover the cost of setting up a CNC to machine a specific part. This only applies to knuckles that cant be exchanged due to mods or non stocking items.

Q: Are Dana 50 & Dana 60 Unit Knuckles the Same?

A: YES

Q: Do I Have To Remove The Ball Joints?

A: No, I can do it for you, but they will be removed for CNC.

Q: Will I Retain The Vacuum Autolock Function?

A: No, the machining operation removes the port.

Q: What Is The Turnaround Time?

A: We typically will ship out within a couple days, once cores have been received/inspected. Shipping is 2-5 business days depending on location.

Q: How Much Is Shipping?

A: In the lower 48, a kit runs +/-$65 depending on where it is going, UPS Ground. A single side would obviously be less. Use the shipping calculator once you have the products in your cart for a exact price.

Q: Can I Tie The Arms Together?

A: Yes, the original arm tilts inward stock, the hi-steer runs parallel to each other. They are located over the stock arm. It just takes spot facing the stock arm and drilling the hi-steer arm.

Q: Will These Clear Leaf Springs?

A: Yes and No. It depends on the spring pack and where the tie rod is attached, this arm is not as tall as the Oru arm.

Q: Will This Kit Clear H1 Wheels?

A: Recentered H1’s clear fine, stock H1’s would require 8×6.5? units and a spacer.

Q: Why Are The Arms Blank?

A: There are too many steering options to setup for, tie rods or heims, degrees of steering, ram stroke, etc.. this allows the end user to plan and drill the arm to suit his particular setup.

Q: Can You Machine F450-F550 Knuckles?

A: Yes, since we do not stock the cores for that application, the turnaround time will be longer.

Q: I Am Ready, How Does This Work?

A: When you are ready, send your cores to:

Weaver Fabrication
21433 Gilbert Drive
Redding, CA 96002

Your cores must be stock and in good condition!

** Remember to include your information with your stuff that you send in.
** Always good to shoot me a email/PM to let me know something is on the way.
** Don’t forget your email address!

Q: What is Stock and in Good Condition Mean?

A: A stock take off knuckle, no missing or bent/broken pieces, not excessively rusted or pitted, no prior welding, no drilled out tie rod ends

Q: What if My Knuckles Aren’t Stock?

A: In most cases, they can be machined, but, there will be a $100 setup fee.

Q: What is a Setup Fee?

A: A setup fee is a charge to cover the cost of setting up a CNC to machine a specific part. This only applies to knuckles that cant be exchanged due to mods or non stocking items.

Q: Are All 2005-Up Knuckles The Same?

A: No, 2005-2008 and 2009-Up are different. 2009-Up have lightening holes in the casting and different castor angle.

Q: Do I Have To Remove The Ball Joints?

A: No, I can do it for you, but they will be removed for CNC.

Q: Will I Retain The Vacuum Autolock Function?

A: Yes! The arm has an o-ring groove pre-machined to seal the port in the knuckle and is easily drilled to accommodate the auto-lock hose. Instructions are provided with the kit. We are the only kit in the industry that keeps your factory system functional!

Q: What Is The Turnaround Time?

A: We typically will ship out within a couple days, once cores have been received/inspected. Shipping is 2-5 business days depending on location.

Q: How Much Is Shipping?

A: In the lower 48, a kit runs +/-$65 depending on where it is going, UPS Ground. A single side would obviously be less. Use the shipping calculator once you have the products in your cart for a exact price.

Q: Can I Tie The Arms Together?

A: No, the arm is moved inward to correct ackerman angle and allow 5.25? backspacing wheels to fit without spacers.

Q: Will This Kit Clear H1 Wheels?

A: Recentered H1’s clear fine, stock H1’s would require 8×6.5? units and a spacer.

Q: Why Are The Arms Blank?

A: There are too many steering options to setup for, tie rods or heims, degrees of steering, ram stroke, etc.. this allows the end user to plan and drill the arm to suit his particular setup.

Q: Can You Machine F450-F550 Knuckles?

A: Yes! See our 05+ Kit Section for Details.