Got this Yj in June. Front and rear track bars gone, along with the sway arm. It has 4 pro-comp lift with 31's driving any faster than 35 is hell, of I put just the sway arm back with quick disconnects, will this help me out or should I go junking and get the track bars also?
I've got around 9 inches of lift on 35s.. no trac bars or sway bars and I do fine at 60-70mph..
Trac bars aren't needed on leaf sprung vehicles, their only job is to center the axle laterally (side to side) which the leaf springs do just fine.. a little more info will help us steer you in the right direction.
Well like I said anything over 35 is hell more so in the turns and such. I guess it's more of a over steering issue, I understand the gains of not having them. But Im not ready to roll it yet, i just had a new floor pan welded in and painted. I'm thinking about the JKS telescoping track bars, But my main question here is if I reinstall a sway bar with quick disconnects will this solve this issue and save me $450 on JKS parts
Well you aren't going to roll it but don't waste your money on any telescopic radioactive whatever the crap trac bars.. if you're concerned with body roll then go with the sway bar quick disconnects.. its their job to mitigate body roll.. remember too you're driving a very short wheel base vehicle so its going to handle differently than anything else you've driven.. im curious what corners you're taking at 35mph too lol.. :-)
OK you got me!! Maybe I wasn't doing 35, but with the way the jeep was handling I knew something had to change. This is my second Yj. I owned one in Italy when I was stationed there in the Military. The sad thing is I got it taken away by the Italian police for wheeling in some old Roman ruins. They wanted 10k euro to get it back, and that's like 14k dollars. So I told them to keep it. I've got some nice photos of it,that I'll post soon.
That sucks dude! I was just busting your balls before lol.. but seriously you'll get more out of a sway bar than trac bars.. I've thought I was gonna tip over a few times but haven't and its more likely to happen being spring over.. I've gotten my jeep pretty sideways offroad where I was almost sure I was gonna go over.. I was holding onto the passenger seat praying lol..
I haven't drove it yet. The windshield frame was rusted out, so I just installed a new one and haven't had the glass put in. I'm also waiting on the fenders to get here and some other odd bits. I should have it all back together after Xmas.
It never ends!! I got this in June for $200 and a snapon impact. June-Dec the jeep has a new rear frame section, floor pan, and jasper 4.2 motor and I rebuilt the trans. Shocks and 4:10 gears. I sanded it and had a buddy paint it up. That's just the short list!! I will have it on the road before the first good snow here in Indiana.