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Old 08-23-2012, 07:57 PM   #1
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if i could only buy 4 of 8...

control arms, which should i get first?

i have a tj spring lifted about 3-3 1/2", and need schooled on CA's.

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Old 08-23-2012, 08:00 PM   #2
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Why? What's wrong with your control arms?

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Old 08-23-2012, 08:40 PM   #3
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If you don't have a SYE yet, get the rear set. If you already have a SYE, get beefy lowers front and rear. If you have any money left over, get some bracket skid plates and weld them on.

This is of course a recommendation for a rock crawler though.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:10 PM   #4
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Why? What's wrong with your control arms?
they're stock. im looking for longer, adjustable ones
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If you don't have a SYE yet, get the rear set. If you already have a SYE, get beefy lowers front and rear. If you have any money left over, get some bracket skid plates and weld them on.

This is of course a recommendation for a rock crawler though.
would the tip about the sye apply for a 'capable' daily driver as well?
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:27 PM   #5
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they're stock. im looking for longer, adjustable ones

would the tip about the sye apply for a 'capable' daily driver as well?
I'm not sure what you're after by making them longer. Define capable for your use.
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Old 08-24-2012, 06:51 AM   #6
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whatever you get, make sure you get johnny joints at both ends. like the rokmen/ currie ones. anything else is kinda a waste of money.
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Old 08-24-2012, 12:22 PM   #7
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Buy the rear control arms so you can dial in your rear pinion angle.
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If you require a pinion angle adjustment in the rear, put them there. Otherwise, you'll feel the benefits of JJ's more up front, especially if you've got wobble issues caused by worn CA bushings.
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Old 08-24-2012, 04:40 PM   #9
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cool, good info, thanks.

yes i would like to adjust the rear pinion angle, so i'l probably start there. is it the rear lowers that do that or all 4 rears together?

and my 'capable' is something that can handle decent trails and still get me to work the next day without wrecking shit
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cool, good info, thanks.

yes i would like to adjust the rear pinion angle, so i'l probably start there. is it the rear lowers that do that or all 4 rears together?
The arms don't have 'duties.' Refer to my response here: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/cont...ms-182549.html
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and my 'capable' is something that can handle decent trails and still get me to work the next day without wrecking shit
If you were after durability, that's the #1 reason I recommend JJ's. Good call.

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