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1986 Dodge B250 Pitman Arm
#768440 December 10th 2020 12:37 am
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Hi Vanners,

I have an 86 Dodge B250 Maxi and she needs her front suspension redone however I'm having NO LUCK trying to find a pitman arm for her. According to MOPAR, it's been discontinued and I can't locate the interchangeable part. I would greatly appreciate any information that would point me in the right direction. I've tried all of the major chain auto parts stores, the online go-tos like RockAuto & 1A Auto, as well as local pull-aparts. Can the existing pitman arm be refurbished or is there somewhere that custom makes them? Please help! My lady wants to get on the road but she needs help.

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Re: 1986 Dodge B250 Pitman Arm
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Do you have the part number for it. Junk yards would probably be your best luck looking for one. I imagine that pitman arm was used on many different models and makes of Dodge cars and trucks over a span of several years.

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May I ask why you need a new pitman arm? They are not generally a part that needs to be replaced because they don't have a ball joint on the end of them like an idler arm would.


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Re: 1986 Dodge B250 Pitman Arm
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The idle arms are loosey goosey usually.


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Re: 1986 Dodge B250 Pitman Arm
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Nate, thinking the same, pitman arms are pretty tough, only time I seen them need replaced was damage due to a collision.


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