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Old 09-19-2013, 03:19 PM   #1
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Sway bar disconnects?

I have zone disconnects and they are horrible. I am looking at the jks ones but they are $157. Whats your opinion?

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Old 09-19-2013, 03:40 PM   #3
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:08 PM   #4
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JKS.. Only way to go personally!! Just my .02
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Old 09-19-2013, 04:08 PM   #5
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Which zone disconnects did you get? My lift only came with longer sway bar links then I made my own disconnects with clevis pins, washers, and cotter pins.

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Old 09-19-2013, 04:18 PM   #6
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Old 09-19-2013, 05:56 PM   #7
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What do you hate about them?? Mine work just fine...

i'd take some jks ones if i had some money to blow but for now my zone ones work just fine.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:03 PM   #8
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What do you hate about them?? Mine work just fine...

i'd take some jks ones if i had some money to blow but for now my zone ones work just fine.
They squeak really bad. The bushings are coming out every time I disconnect them. Im just not a fan
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:35 PM   #9
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ah, gotcha...mine squeaked a little as well so i just shot some wd40 on there and it stopped...

the bushing problem, not sure there...just wait for a jks sale or something and pick some up
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:36 PM   #10
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I have these Skyjacker ones and they work just fine for me, don't seem to squeak and they have been on for about 2 years now. They were cheaper than the JKS ones but honestly they don't look as fancy as the Zone disconnects.

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Old 09-19-2013, 06:40 PM   #11
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I'm building my own lift "kit" and still trying to figure out if the extra coin for JKS links are worth it. I've yet to find 1 complaint about them so ill probably go for it just for the piece of mind.
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:43 PM   #12
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Not a disconnect but have you researched the Antirock?
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Old 09-19-2013, 06:49 PM   #13
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I second the antirock love mine for both on road and offroad.

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Gonna have to say X3 on the antilock.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:23 PM   #15
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I actually looked into the jks disconnects before I bought my anti rock but I couldnt justify paying for a pin and a piece of metal that did absolutely nothing once it was disconnected. I also learned about the advantage s of the antirock around the same time by guys on wf and jf and decided I had to check it out myself. It has definitely help to loosen up the vehicle a little on the highway so you dont get beat up by bumps but still have a controlled feel. And offroad it performs even better in that it gives you controlled flex and works more with the rear sway bar to keep you planted on the ground with traction. Anyways if you just want jks disconnects then go for it but I'd definitely look into the antirock or equivalent if you want something different... also the antirock can be adjusted to fit your driving, either on or offroad, needs.
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Old 09-19-2013, 08:31 PM   #16
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I'm not sure what type of disconnects the PO installed on mine (they work great) but if I had to build/buy my own I would seriously look into the Antirock before I dropped $160 on manual disconnects.
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:30 PM   #17
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How does that antirock system work. I'm a little confused.
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:37 PM   #18
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I love the Teraflex quick discos that came with my lift!
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Old 09-19-2013, 09:46 PM   #19
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Which zone disconnects did you get? My lift only came with longer sway bar links then I made my own disconnects with clevis pins, washers, and cotter pins.
I had made some like this but the one on the passenger side tore the boot on the tie rod end so I put the regular bolt back in. Does urs get ur boot and if not how do u keep it from doing so
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:36 PM   #20
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I agree with all the above about the antirock, even though I have JKS. I didn't know the advantages of having it and wish I had known before. Might sell my JKS's to a buddy for 130-150 since I've had them for less than a month, then purchase the curry antirock. That's how bad I want it if that says anything lol
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How does that antirock system work. I'm a little confused.
It is a torsion bar system just like some suspensions are vehicles.
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I got rid of my Zone's and went with JKS on sale, plus an additional 10% for being a WF member I say if the disconnects work fine, then why upgrade? Only problem I'm having with my disconnects is I somehow lost both clutch pins on the trail, and now they are zip tied on lol. Other than that, I enjoy disconnecting mine when I've just started doing it less than a month ago.
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Old 09-20-2013, 10:14 AM   #23
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How does that antirock system work. I'm a little confused.
This should give some insight

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any body wanted JKS discos owes it to themselves to check out a vendor on jeepforum that goes by either Kolak or Kolac he is by far the cheapest on jks products and fast shipping.
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I had made some like this but the one on the passenger side tore the boot on the tie rod end so I put the regular bolt back in. Does urs get ur boot and if not how do u keep it from doing so
Here is a picture of my passenger side one. Mine isn't close to the the boot at all so maybe you have a lot longer clevis pins than me or cotter pins. I hope this helps!


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Old 09-20-2013, 03:59 PM   #26
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I just cut my clevis to the shortest possible, why have all the extra.
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Old 09-20-2013, 04:57 PM   #27
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I have zone disconnects and they are horrible. I am looking at the jks ones but they are $157. Whats your opinion?
Bypass disconnects altogether. They suck. Better option for a vehicle mostly driven off road is the Antirock. Best option would be the ORO swayloc if vehicle does double duty. But of course the Antirock is double the price of JKS disco's and the ORO Swayloc is double the price of the Antirock.

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