R-Joint rod ends feature low friction movement, full range articulation, and quiet operation. An delrin composite cage, with spring loaded closure works in concert with a 17-4 stainless steel housing and a stainless steel ball.  Also available as weld-on spherical bearings R-Joint rod ends are equally at home on the street and on the racetrack! 


  • Articulates in 3 planes … 360 degree axial rotation and 30 degrees of total lateral rotation.
  • 17-4 investment cast stainless steel housing with rolled threads. (R-Joint)
  • Weld-On models feature carbon steel housings.
  • Polished stainless ball and composite cage allow consistent low friction movement.
  • Special composite compound needs NO lubrication.
  • Self cleaning design…movement not affected by ANY water, grit, dirt, or debris.
  • Spring loaded closure to keep mechanism tight and rattle free for LIFE!


R-Joint and R-Joint XL Rod End Spec Sheet.
COMPARE: R-Joints resolve common issues associated with rubber and polyuretherane bushings as well as all-metal rod ends.
  • Rubber Bushings allow uncontrolled lateral suspension movement resulting in sloppy handling.
  • Polyurethane bushings Cause undesirable friction spikes during rotational movement along with distracting squeaking noise. Roll-bind limits articulation -- especially in racing.
  • All-metal rod ends also known as heim joints, are susceptible to premature wear. All-metal rod ends get loose, rattle and are compromised by dirt and moisture.
  • Delrin bushings are superior to rubber and poly bushings. If your suspension links accomodate threaded bushing ends, R-joints will enhance articulaton.
R-Joint Rod End with 3/4"-16 Right Hand Thread

R-Joint Rod Ends

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Hazardous Material Warning

 This product can expose you to chemicals including Nickel Acetate, Chromium, Lead, Lead Compounds, Nickel (Metallic), Nickel Compounds, Diisonyl Phthalate (DINP) and Toluene which are known to the State of California to cause cancer or birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information, visit www.P65warnings.ca.gov.