Forged Duroflex Builder Joint, 2 5/8" x 9/16" BH x 2 5/8" Housing x 1 1/4" Straight Shank
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.Features Include:
- Forged Threaded Housing
- Duroflex Joint
- Maximum Vibration Dampening
- High Misalignment
- Unconstrained Rotational Flex
- Low Maintenance and Easily Rebuildable
- Lock Nut
- Two Gold Zinc Washer
- Gold Zinc Snap Ring
- Threaded Insert
The NVH properties of the Duroflex Joint with Kevlar provides the smoothest ride along, durability, high misalignment properties that self center, for bind free suspension.
Note: Warranty valid ONLY if Duroflex Joints are installed on both ends of the control arm.
Note: MetalCloak recommends you have a suspension specialist align your truck once MetalCloak suspension is installed.
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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.
A Comparison of Flex
Comparing the Flex of the Duroflex Joint with that of the Johnny Joint, the Teraflex Monster and the typical Clevite.
Duroflex Joint Maintenance
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Duroflex Joint Revealed
The MetalCloak Duroflex Joint takes the best qualities of OEM style Clevite Joint and the popular Johnny Joint style Flex Joint and combines them.
We tested our Duroflex Joint using a "Shaker Table" and seismometer app to show how much Vibration Dampening the Duroflex Joint gives you compared to other industry leading joints.
FMVSS 126 Compliant
MetalCloak not only has the best off road flex, but we are also Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 126 certified and compliant. No other company can match our on- and off-road performance.
Forged Threaded Housing
The forged steel housing eliminates internal voids while ensuring uniform grain flow/structure for maximum strength; threads allow for adjustment when lengthen/shortening of the control arm.
IT ALL STARTS WITH THE BUSHINGS
The Patented Duroflex™ Joint (metalcloakpatents.com) is the key to getting the greatest flex in a bolt-on suspension kit. Period.
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, Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.
Now with Kevlar!
DuPont™ Kevlar® Fiber is now compounded in the proprietary elastomer of the Duroflex Bushing, bringing even more strength, durability and performance.
Kevlar® is a synthetic fiber with extremely high tensile strength to weight ratio…five times stronger than steel and commonly used in bullet proof armor applications.
Duroflex Bushings w/Kevlar® can be identified by the MetalCloak “M” located on the outer surface.
The Duroflex Joint Provides The Best Ride. Period.
Made of a Proprietary Elastomer 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
By adapting the High Transverse Flex characteristics of a typical Flex Joint, the Duroflex Joint gives you...
- Incredible Misalignment
- Self centering Control Arms
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
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.
Threaded insert fits tubing with the inside diameter measurment of 1.5in. Available in left and right handed threads.
What's In The Kit?
- Forged Housing (1)
- Duroflex Joint (1)
- Retaining Clip (1)
- Retaining Rings (2)
- Jam Nut (1)
- Threaded Insert (1)
|Duroflex Joint||Proprietary Vulcanized Elastomer made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber|
|Forged Housing||1040 Steel|
|Steel Coating||Gold Zinc|
|Time to Install||1 Hour|
|Installation Instructions||Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.|