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Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings

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Brand: Pegasus Auto Racing Supplies

When a rod end or spherical bearing is mounted in single shear and is not positively retained by the surrounding structure, most sanctioning bodies require large-diameter retainer washers to prevent loss of control in case the ball or race separates from the housing. Plain flat "fender" washers are large enough, but they restrict the motion of the bearing. The washer needs a bevel to allow full freedom of movement at the joint.

Our Safety Retainer Washers are specially machined just for this purpose. The plated steel washers are available in SAE bore sizes of 1/4 through 5/8 inch and metric bore sizes of 8mm to 16mm.

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SAE (Inch) Size Rod End Retaining Washers
Part No.Inside
Dia.
(inches)
Outside
Dia. *
(inches)
Thickness
(inches)
3068-04 0.250 0.682 0.142
3068-05 0.312 0.807 0.168
3068-06 0.375 0.932 0.184
3068-07 0.437 1.120 0.220
3068-08 0.500 1.218 0.228
3068-10 0.625 1.432 0.270
Metric Size Rod End Retaining Washers
Part No.Inside
Dia.
(mm)
Outside
Dia. *
(mm)
Thickness
(mm)
3068-M08 8 20.5 4.3
3068-M10 10 25 5
3068-M12 12 30 5.7
3068-M14 14 33 6
3068-M16 16 36.7 7


* The outside diameter is sized to be greater than the bearing race diameter of most standard bearings. However, it is up to the installer to make sure that the washer diameter exceeds the race diameter.

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Order Qty
Part No.
Desc.
Price
Status

3068-04
Condition: New

1/4 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 9: $1.79

10 to 99: $1.59

100 & up: $1.39

In Stock

3068-05
Condition: New

5/16 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 9: $1.99

10 to 99: $1.77

100 & up: $1.55

In Stock

3068-06
Condition: New

3/8 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 9: $2.39

10 to 99: $2.13

100 to 999: $1.87

1000 & up: call   

In Stock

3068-07
Condition: New

7/16 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 9: $2.49

10 to 99: $2.22

100 to 999: $1.95

1000 & up: call   

In Stock

3068-08
Condition: New

1/2 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 9: $2.99

10 to 99: $2.67

100 to 999: $2.35

1000 & up: call   

In Stock

3068-10
Condition: New

5/8 inch Rod End Retaining Washer

1 to 7: $4.29

8 to 59: $3.85

60 & up: $3.40

In Stock

3068-M08
Condition: New

Metric Rod End Retaining Washer, 8mm

1 to 9: $1.99

10 to 99: $1.77

100 & up: $1.55

In Stock

3068-M10
Condition: New

Metric Rod End Retaining Washer, 10mm

1 to 9: $2.99

10 to 99: $2.67

100 & up: $2.35

In Stock

3068-M12
Condition: New

Metric Rod End Retaining Washer, 12mm

1 to 9: $2.99

10 to 99: $2.67

100 & up: $2.35

In Stock

3068-M14
Condition: New

Metric Rod End Retaining Washer, 14mm

1 to 7: $3.29

8 to 59: $2.95

60 & up: $2.60

In Stock

3068-M16
Condition: New

Metric Rod End Retaining Washer, 16mm

1 to 7: $4.19

8 to 59: $3.76

60 & up: $3.32

In Stock
 

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Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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5.0

Excellent finish

By Sprite66

from Chandler AZ

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

Suspension links

 
5.0

High angle washers

By neilca

from Marietta, GA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

This is what you need for those Heim joints. Very nice piece for the price.

 
5.0

Retaining Washers

By Mazda Steve

from Boulder Creek, CA

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

Perfect and get the job done.

(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Product

By Barzie

from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

Only way I could think of improving this product is to make a stainless option which I would be happy to pay extra for. I have coated the plated surface with grease but eventually it will probably rust.

 
5.0

Safety item

By Cap98

from Denver

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

Yes, they are more expensive than a giant flat washer. They are stronger and I used them in some critical steering heim joints for added security. The shape does allow for more joint movement than a flat washer.

 
5.0

Great Product

By Quickrick

from Pearland, TX

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

High quality machined washer, adds security to rod end bearing installations without hindering movement. Should be on every rod end/heim for such a reasonable price.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Washer Bearings

By Jeff

from Oklahoma City, OK, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

I use these on all of my cars and buying from Pegasus is just easier than sourcing them elsewhere.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Prompt and Accurate Customer Service

By kelvinchau25

from Los Angeles, CA, United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Safety Retaining Washer for Rod End Bearings:

I basically screwed up my order, emailed changes to them, and they made sure my order was sent with the correct items. Great service.

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