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Forged Duroflex Builder Joint, 2 5/8" x 9/16" BH x 2 5/8" Housing x 1 1/4" Straight Shank

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94% of 100
Product ID: 7353*
MetalCloak's Game-Changing Duroflex™ Joint for the welder/builder provides the industry's best ride quality, Period.
Assembly comes with the threaded forged end, Duroflex joint, lock nut, and threaded tube insert and is offered for custom applications.

Now made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber - the first suspension components manufactured with Kevlar® for industry leading durability.
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Our Patented Duroflex Joints (metalcloakpatents.com) feature:
  • Maximum Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Minimum Bushing Wear
  • Misalignment: 34° Joint, 68° Control Arm
  • Unconstrained Rotational Flex
  • Low Maintenance and Easily Rebuildable
  • Gold Zinc Plated for Corrosion Protection
Duroflex™ Joints a specifically designed for installation on both ends of a suspension link and/or control arm.

Kit Specs:
  • Fits Housing Diameter = 2 5/8"
  • Bushing Width = 2 5/8"
  • Bolt Hole Diameter = 9/16"
  • Shank Thread = 1 1/4"-12 UNF
Note: Warranty valid ONLY if Duroflex Joints are installed on both ends of the control arm.

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$69.00
Availability: Usually Ships in 1 Week

MetalCloak's Duroflex Joints

Who Is MetalCloak?

MetalCloak creates Game-Changing Products for the Off Road Enthusiast.

Duroflex 101

This short video covers what you need to know about the basics of the Duroflex Joint. How it should be used and what to expect when using it.

THE TECH

WHY THE DUROFLEX JOINT?

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MetalCloak has taken the best features of the most widely used control arm joints and combined those features to create the Duroflex Joint, producing a Low-Maintenance, High-Misalignment (34°), Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.

OEM Style Clevite Joint Typical Flex Joint MetalCloak Duroflex Joint
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused at Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
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THE DUROFLEX JOINT PROVIDES THE BEST RIDE. PERIOD.
Duroflex Kevlar Bushing The MetalCloak Kevlar® bushings can be identified by the M located on the surface.

DuPont™ Kevlar® continues to take on new challenges, their scientists are continuously innovating and working on a range of new opportunities through collaborations with communities, industrial manufacturers, and governments. Together we’re bringing the strength, durability and performance of Kevlar® to new frontiers. Kevlar® aramid fiber is pushing boundaries and defying obstacles every day.

High Vibration Dampening & Self Centering...

Made of a Proprietary Rubber Compound, the High Vibration Dampening and Self-Centering characteristics of the Duroflex Joint means you will always get...

  • The best ride quality
  • No binding of your control arms.
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints

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High Misalignment...

By adapting the High Transverse Flex characteristics of a typical Flex Joint, the Duroflex Joint gives you...

  • Over 34° of Misalignment
  • Over 68° per Control Arm

Absorbs Micro-Movements...

Because the Duroflex Bushing absorbs the millions of Rotational Micro-Movements found in your daily driving, you get...

  • Improved Ride Quality
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints
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True Bearing Surface...

The outer surface of the Duroflex Bushing acts as a bearing, breaking free when called for, giving you...

  • Maximum Rotation & Articulation
  • No "Binding Up" of the Control Arms

Low Maintenance & Rebuildable...

Unlike typical Flex Joints, the Duroflex does not require replacing key parts every year like others...

But, when you do need to rebuild it, it is MetalCloak Easy!

Just pull out the Duroflex Bushing, clean it up, add some new Teflon impregnated, synthetic silicone grease. Reassemble.

Done.

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DEGREES OF ARTICULATION...

MetalCloak's Duroflex Joint provides 28° more articulation and flex than typical control arms!

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JOINT SPECIFICATIONS

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Threaded insert fits tubing with the inside diameter measurment of 1.5in. Available in left and right handed threads.

Duroflex 101 Video

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

SHIPPING & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
ItemsMaterials
Duroflex Bushing Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber
Forged Housing 1040 Steel
Total Weight 7 lbs
Available in Gold Zinc? Yes
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
INSTALLATION
Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 - 2 Hours
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
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