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Old 07-07-2014, 06:37 PM   #1
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This is front driver side. Same thing on the front passenger side. Can someone tell me what it is? Obviously I am not a major off-roader....

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Old 07-07-2014, 06:42 PM   #2
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Lots in that pic that has been changed from stock..

if your talking about the long silver bar.. its a sway bar link, that one should be able to be disconnected via the bottom bolt or pin.. with it removed, the front axle will flex more... thats a good thing(when off road.. leave it connected on the pavement) My concern with the picture would be the low hanging shock that appears to be a steering damper...

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Old 07-07-2014, 06:44 PM   #3
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there is a lot in that picture, looks like someone added dual steering stabilizers, which is a mistake. also some quick disconnect sway bar links, which i think is what you are referring to as it is centered in the pic just in front of the coil that seems far to compressed at ride height. there is also an adj track bar
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Old 07-07-2014, 06:46 PM   #4
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there is a lot in that picture, looks like someone added dual steering stabilizers, which is a mistake.
Yep, run one in the stock location or none at all. No reason to run 2 or one in that location on a wrangler.
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Old 07-07-2014, 07:03 PM   #5
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I was referring to the rod with the cotter pin in front of the spring.
You guys are saying this is wrong?

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Yes, remove the one on the driver side
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:07 PM   #7
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That whole setup makes no sense. If I'm seeing it correctly it looks like they aren't attached to the axle at any points. Aren't they both just on the tie rod and drag link? Or are they tied into the axle tube in the center? I can't tell.

I'm just concerned about why the previous owner felt they needed the double steering stabilizers. I hope it wasn't to put a temporary stop to something like death wobble or steering play.
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Old 07-07-2014, 08:43 PM   #8
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In looking at the pro comp lift and suspension kits, some include dual steering stabilizers. I also see other brands and lots of jeep pictures that have dual steering stabilizers.
Why would that be a problem?
The jeep runs and rides great. I just don't know anything about the suspension stuff.
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Old 07-07-2014, 09:59 PM   #9
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It could potentially wear steering components prematurely. Im not sure id lose too much sleep over it, however.

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