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SAE J491

2012 Edition, October 1, 2012

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Steering Ball Studs and Socket Assemblies

Includes all amendments and changes through Stabilization Notice (No longer revised / updated) , October 2012

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2012 Edition, October 1, 2012
  • Published Date: October 2012
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: SAE International (SAE)
  • Page Count: 9
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This SAE Recommended Practice has been established for the purpose of providing design criteria and suggested dimensional proportions which may be used for ball studs and ball stud socket assemblies as used on steering systems or control mechanisms of passenger vehicles, truck and off-road equipment.

The recommended practice does not cover all applications. It is intended to provide assistance in obtaining functional satisfaction and interchangeability.

The inclusion of dimensional data in this report is not intended to imply that all the products described are stock production sizes. Consumers are requested to consult with manufacturers concerning stock production parts.

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