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Old 07-27-2012, 01:40 PM   #31
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you can see in the second to last picture. on the driver side. the new mounting bracket for the sway bar links. they raising the bottom hole up 3".

so in my last picture, i purchased sway bar links that was for 4" of lift and now they are adjusted all the way down.

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I am now using my factory rears for the front per TF. My sway bar sits level.

Does this mean I need smaller links ?
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Old 07-27-2012, 02:36 PM   #34
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I am now using my factory rears for the front per TF. My sway bar sits level.

Does this mean I need smaller links ?
Most likely.
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you will need an angle drill on the driver side bracket. you will be drilling a hole, i think it's 3/8" and you can't get a regular drill gun straight on. we used some little $50 dollar angle accessory that allowed us to drill for this bracket to work.
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here is something (angle drill adapter) almost identical that we used.

Heavy Duty Right Angle Drill Attachment

it would help if you used a hole punch as well to get the drill straight thru without walking on you.
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here is something (angle drill adapter) almost identical that we used.

Heavy Duty Right Angle Drill Attachment

it would help if you used a hole punch as well to get the drill straight thru without walking on you.
Huh... Never seen such a thing. Lol

Worried about the sway link lengths now
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well. you can always re-use the smaller (original) ones that were in the front and put them back in. hopefully you still got some?

You just need to make sure that the sway bar itself is level or a little high +-5* blah blah

and obviously disconnect when you off road.

but like i said, you can always reuse the smaller sway bar links from your original front end/
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well. you can always re-use the smaller (original) ones that were in the front and put them back in. hopefully you still got some?

You just need to make sure that the sway bar itself is level or a little high +-5* blah blah

and obviously disconnect when you off road.

but like i said, you can always reuse the smaller sway bar links from your original front end/
Even with the rubi disco?
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i would always manually disconnect even with the rubicon edition. just me though.
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i would always manually disconnect even with the rubicon edition. just me though.
Haha yea I knew that
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Haha yea I knew that
if you get lazy with the rubicon button it may bite you in the butt. or it may never bite you. usually electronically disconnecting is only an issue if your links are the slightest bit to short. but you won't know that until it breaks. seen it happen in person.
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if you get lazy with the rubicon button it may bite you in the butt. or it may never bite you. usually electronically disconnecting is only an issue if your links are the slightest bit to short. but you won't know that until it breaks. seen it happen in person.
How does the shorting them using the brackets not effect articulation. I don't get how that works.
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How does the shorting them using the brackets not effect articulation. I don't get how that works.
ok forget I asked that.

I still have my stock fronts if needed. About how much are they raised ?
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Somebody take this pic and add those line thingy's to my drag link and track bar. Bolt to bolt.

That would be fantastic .... Thanks

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Nobody has one of the computer things to edit in my front steering angles?

C-mon
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Ken has already seen this pic. but this is my Synergy high steer kit. Consists of a very robust track bar bracket that raises the track bar. No more cheap track bar axle mount. Also a thick drag link made to flip. Very stout rod ends. The track bar bracket uses a cam to adjust your axle, not the track bar, much easier. Although I just found out and ordered the new Synergy track bar. You can not use a Teraflex track bar. When you raise the track bar, that silly bend in the TF bar will hit other components. When you are flexed out all your angles match. It's amazing how well it works. My front end is solid all the time. Love it.

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Ken has already seen this pic. but this is my Synergy high steer kit. Consists of a very robust track bar bracket that raises the track bar. No more cheap track bar axle mount. Also a thick drag link made to flip. Very stout rod ends. The track bar bracket uses a cam to adjust your axle, not the track bar, much easier. Although I just found out and ordered the new Synergy track bar. You can not use a Teraflex track bar. When you raise the track bar, that silly bend in the TF bar will hit other components. When you are flexed out all your angles match. It's amazing how well it works. My front end is solid all the time. Love it.


Going to throw out a guess here. I'm assuming TF designed their TB drop bracket to work with their TB.

What does the Tera bar contact?
I have it as you may know.
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Going to throw out a guess here. I'm assuming TF designed their TB drop bracket to work with their TB.

What does the Tera bar contact?
I have it as you may know.

Two things, Pitman arm, and front engine member. All I did was raise the axle side of the track bar about 3", and that's all it took. Problem was it doesnt just have that hook to it, but it also leans out towards the front of the vehicle. If it didnt lean out so far it would be ok. That's why I am going with a track bar that has no hook, it's only got a tiny bend. It's only when it's flexed it would have hit. How much does their bracket raise your TB at the axle?
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Never mind, I see what they did. They dropped the frame side instead of raising the axle side. Yea, that will work and I bet they designed that around their TB. I gotcha now.
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Never mind, I see what they did. They dropped the frame side instead of raising the axle side. Yea, that will work and I bet they designed that around their TB. I gotcha now.


Somebody is selling a like new TF track bar drop/drag link flip kit with axle brace on JKO.
Teraflex themselves said it would not work for lifts under 4", but I see a lot of post where people run it at a lower height.
Only $200 but my luck it won't work even though I'm close to if not 4"

I'm on the search for rear axles again anyways. Pretty sure one or both are bent,
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Good shots Pluke. You can clearly see why the additional bumpstop is needed.

My rear bracket only has 2 holes.
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there are two hole brackets made for 2-4" lifts and brackets with 3 holes designed for 4-6". IIRC
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Does the drag link look bent to you?

Anyhoo... My angles really don't look all that bad.

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looks bent on the left hand side closest to your passenger side tire. could easily be an optical illusion
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looks bent on the left hand side closest to your passenger side tire. could easily be an optical illusion
Will have to check that out.
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If you notice, pluke's angles are closer to horizontal.
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If you notice, pluke's angles are closer to horizontal.
Yup ... Flatter
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In this case, flatter is better. LOL

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