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Old 02-05-2014, 10:31 AM   #1
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Sway bar link gave out.. Should i go with a quick disco?

Ok.. Went wheeling last night and one of my sway bar links let go.. Called the Chrysler house and they are on back order... Should I just go with some quick disco's?

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Old 02-05-2014, 10:47 AM   #3
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x2 on the yes above and here's a tip for getting the old links out of the swaybar. It looks like overkill to remove the swaybar to get them off, but this can actually be a time saver:

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Old 02-05-2014, 10:49 AM   #4
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If you search around on here there are a couple of people who made their own, not sure what your budget looks like but that may be an option.
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I really like the JKS "Quicker" Disconnects. Easy one hand operation to connect and disconnect them.
Oh and one thing you should be aware of, is that with the sway bar disconnected your axle can droop far enough that when you turn the steering wheel to full lock, your stock brake hoses will be too short and under tension. I always recommend that even if your jeep has no lift, if you disconnect the swaybar you should get extended length brake hoses or at a minimum relocate the hard line bracket a little lower on the frame rail. This is even more critical if you have added longer shocks as your brake hoses will be the only thing that limits down travel and that is not a good thing. Safety first!
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Old 02-05-2014, 12:35 PM   #6
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I really like the JKS "Quicker" Disconnects. Easy one hand operation to connect and disconnect them. Oh and one thing you should be aware of, is that with the sway bar disconnected your axle can droop far enough that when you turn the steering wheel to full lock, your stock brake hoses will be too short and under tension. I always recommend that even if your jeep has no lift, if you disconnect the swaybar you should get extended length brake hoses or at a minimum relocate the hard line bracket a little lower on the frame rail. This is even more critical if you have added longer shocks as your brake hoses will be the only thing that limits down travel and that is not a good thing. Safety first!
$175 for each one?
http://jksmfg.com/i-13306763-wrangle...-0-2-lift.html
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Old 02-05-2014, 12:52 PM   #7
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$175 for the pair.
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Seems the going price at many on-line 4x4 sites is $108.99/pair with free shipping. Just google, "JKS Quicker Disconnects Best Price". That is the only search I did and it immediately came back with several sites at that price. You may be able to find them cheaper.
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Be sure to check out the pricing on Amazon.com: Online Shopping for Electronics, Apparel, Computers, Books, DVDs & more who seems to carry everything now. And Google Shopping is Google's webpage that allows you to price shop.
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$175 for the pair.
I looked for where it said "pair" but never saw it Jerry.. I thought that was insane... Can anyone give me pros and cons of one brand over another? I understand that in some cases you get what you pay for... But is something simple like this a case of that?
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JKS's disco's probably have the best reputation for quality though the Teraflex QDFT quick discos I ran years ago were very good too. Some can rattle & tend to lose the spring clip that holds things together so yep, this is probably one of those times when you do get what you pay for.
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JKS's disco's probably have the best reputation for quality though the Teraflex QDFT quick discos I ran years ago were very good too. Some can rattle & tend to lose the spring clip that holds things together so yep, this is probably one of those times when you do get what you pay for.
Cool deal! These are correct?
http://www.rustysoffroad.com/jeep-su...onnects-2.html
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Yep. You can get them a little cheaper on Amazon... Amazon.com: JKS Quicker Disconnects: Automotive
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Yep. You can get them a little cheaper on Amazon... Amazon.com: JKS Quicker Disconnects: Automotive
Thanks everyone for the help and opinions.. It's very greatly appreciated
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Just an update.. Got them on earlier this week. You can tell they are very good quality
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