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Old 07-25-2013, 10:44 AM   #1
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Sway Bay Link Question

I am currently installing a RC 2.5" lift springs with a 1.25" BL for my 99 TJ with the 4.0L. I know i will need to extend my Sway Bar Links but am not sure by how far. I wheel maybe once a month and when I do I rarely if ever disco. The problem is, with my 2.5 " lift, I dont know if I should go with the links that are made for 0-2" lift or 3-4" lifts. Cant seem to find any 2-4" lifts which would be perfect. Any help much appreciated.

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Old 07-25-2013, 10:51 AM   #2
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I would get a set of JKS there good for 0 to 6 inch

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Old 07-25-2013, 02:54 PM   #3
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Is there a cheaper alternative that would work in my case? I will probably not need to disco where I wheel...
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Old 07-25-2013, 04:23 PM   #4
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If you are nod disconnecting, virtually al the suspension manufactuers sell lnger solid links. They eleminate the weak stock ball/socket design. Zone has some lower cost ones. You can get them on Amazon. Get the 0-2 That 1/2" is nor critical
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just pay the slight difference and get some disco's...

Once its easy to disconnect, you'd be surprised how often you'd disconnect.

I run a pair of Zone disconnects on mine and they've been great.
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Old 07-26-2013, 08:37 AM   #6
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Would I be better off going with the Sway Bar Links for 0-2" lifts or 3-4" lifts. Zone's are actually cheaper in the 3-4 range...The back offers a 2-3 inch lift range so that's a no brainer...will it hurt anything to have the longer ones up front? Or should I stick with 0-2 inches in case the springs settle to 2" instead of 2.5-3
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:49 AM   #7
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Bypass discos and go with a swayloc or antirock.........
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Bypass discos and go with a swayloc or antirock.........
If only I had the money to spend on that I would...looking to stick with a decent on and off road ride at a decent(not cheap) cost.
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Old 07-26-2013, 10:16 AM   #9
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i'd go with the 3-4" lift disco's

thats what i currently run on mine...
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Old 07-26-2013, 10:44 AM   #10
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For about $50 total, you can get these:

Amazon.com: Zone Offroad TJ Front Sway Bar Links for 3 to 4" Lift: Automotive

Plus make these to make them quick to disco.
Jeep Homemade Swaybar Disconnects

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Is there a cheaper alternative that would work in my case? I will probably not need to disco where I wheel...
Get the cheaper ones and you'll be replacing them every 20 thousand miles or so.. I've had the JKS discos on now for over 60 thousand miles and no sign of premature wear.. I blew through two different cheap brands before I chunked down the cash for the JKS's....

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