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Old 07-30-2013, 04:38 PM   #1
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Broke some stuff.. FML

Whats up Jeppers?
Other day I was Doing some yard work and broke my tie rod bar. put it in today and noticed that this is out of its socket, I dont know what its called or what is needed to fix it, either the bar that goes up to hte bumber to the other side, or the thing that comes off the axle up to that... so any help there, would be greatly appreciated. While getting the alignment as close as i could get it, with the wheels off.( was easier to get to the tie rod)
I had a fairly large amount of play in the knuckles. I know a standard u joint is around 20 bucks, is there a "upgraded" u joint thats a bit more stronger? im running 30x10.5 on 15's would like to put 33's on it some time soon. and now some random jeep pics



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Old 07-30-2013, 05:25 PM   #2
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That looks like a sway bar link. Its a cheap and easy fix.

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Old 07-30-2013, 05:30 PM   #3
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Old 07-30-2013, 06:40 PM   #4
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Those are called the sway bar links. They help to spread weight evenly across the axle. You might have noticed that your turning and highway driving are kind of weird feeling because your links are broken. Go to any auto parts store and get a couple new ones. They'll run you about $50.
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Old 07-30-2013, 11:08 PM   #5
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thank you! replace both or just the one?
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:26 AM   #6
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thank you! replace both or just the one?
Get two. If one is blown, it's likely the other isn't far behind it. And it's just good to replace both so a broken one doesn't end up damaging the new one.
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Old 07-31-2013, 12:35 AM   #7
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As far as ujoints, go with Spicer ujoints
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Old 07-31-2013, 08:18 AM   #8
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x2 with jeepwayoflife, spicer joints are the cream of the crop

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