RE: [DML] Additional Photos of Bryan Pearce's HEIM Trailing Arm Joints
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RE: [DML] Additional Photos of Bryan Pearce's HEIM Trailing Arm Joints



Aha, I think my misunderstanding is rooted in the fact that I see nothing that looks anything like a ball-bearing in the picture, save for the heim joint itself.
 
So, to alleviate any further confusion (let's hope!), I've labeled the picture with my understanding of what I see (which may be incorrect-- feel free to correct me, anyone):
http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s493/jonheese/heimjoint-labeled.jpg <http://i1054.photobucket.com/albums/s493/jonheese/heimjoint-labeled.jpg> 
 
Regards,
Jon Heese

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Sent: Wed 2/8/2012 11:43 AM
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Subject: Re: [DML] Additional Photos of Bryan Pearce's HEIM Trailing Arm Joints



Yes, I am familiar with HEIM Joints. I called the HEIM Joint a Ball Joint,
which is evidently a faux pas. Oops. But I am not talking about the HEIM
Joint in that picture.

Please forgive me if I was unclear before. I believe you misunderstood. I
asked a question about what appear to be two stainless steel sleeves on
EITHER SIDE of the HEIM Joint. You can see them quite clearly in the
pictures that Bill posted links to.

My question is: are those ball-bearings, or just spacers, on either side of
the HEIM Joint?

I hope that's clear.

Thanks,
Farrar Hudkins
#2613



On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 12:11 PM, Jon Heese <jonheese@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> **
>
>
> It's a heim joint... If you're not familiar with heim joints, think of it
> as a ball bearing that someone bored a hole through the middle, and then
> shoved into the eye of a very large sewing needle.
>


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