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Old 05-15-2011, 10:11 PM   #1
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Rough Country X-Flex Adjustable Control Arms

Any one have any pro or cons about the Rough Country X-Flex Adjustable Control Arms. Im looking to replace all 8. I wanna kno if its worth the 750$
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Old 05-15-2011, 10:55 PM   #2
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For just a little more money $999.00 you can get a whole set of Currie arms.
MUCH better than RC

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Old 05-15-2011, 11:07 PM   #3
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OR... if you contact Evergreen4x4 here on WF, he can make you a deal on some Rock Krawler arms.
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Old 05-16-2011, 10:19 AM   #4
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For the price of RC's X-Flex arms, you can purchase their Long Arm Upgrade for the same price. I ran the X-Flex arms as rear uppers with no issues. Now I run the Long Arm Upgrade.
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Old 05-16-2011, 11:18 AM   #5
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nope, they're not worth it at all. spend your money on good stuff like Rokmen, Currie or Clayton Off-Road.

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Old 05-16-2011, 11:36 AM   #6
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Id say if they use the same materials, they are the best bet....there's only so many choices of steel, and Im sure most companies make their bars from the same stuff.
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Id say if they use the same materials, they are the best bet....there's only so many choices of steel, and Im sure most companies make their bars from the same stuff.
I think the biggest issue is gonna be in the joints rather than the metal.
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Old 05-16-2011, 11:41 AM   #8
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Nah, there's only a few companies that make those too. I use an offbrand joint in my rigs and the craftsmanship on them is better than the real Currie joints I had before.

Both the currie arms and the RC arms appear to have forged joints. Id say its the same stuff the poly performance, ballistic, BTF, poison spyder, etc etc uses.
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Nah, there's only a few companies that make those too. I use an offbrand joint in my rigs and the craftsmanship on them is better than the real Currie joints I had before.

Both the currie arms and the RC arms appear to have forged joints. Id say its the same stuff the poly performance, ballistic, BTF, poison spyder, etc etc uses.
If that happens to be the case, I am sure part of the cost savings in RC is gonna be in the poly or rubber bushing in one end rather than a JJ.
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Yeah Id say that's right for sure.
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Ya, at 40 bucks a piece (roughly at a customers price) and 6 joints...thats 240 bucks which puts you right at the cost for rokmens or curries.
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Check out BDS arms before you make a decision.
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Old 05-16-2011, 12:42 PM   #13
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Evergreen 4x4 also sells currie arms as well...great people to deal with and has competitive prices.
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:31 PM   #14
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Ya, at 40 bucks a piece (roughly at a customers price) and 6 joints...thats 240 bucks which puts you right at the cost for rokmens or curries.
But thats if you want that setup....80-90 percent of people can get away with a boulder bushing on one end and a flex joint on the other. I run um that way on my trail truggy and have never had an issue
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But thats if you want that setup....80-90 percent of people can get away with a boulder bushing on one end and a flex joint on the other. I run um that way on my trail truggy and have never had an issue
Oh I wasnt arguing about it being whether or not it should set up that way, just figuring a price difference is all
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Oh I know man ....just seems that so many jeepers these days have a exact recipe that they got from someone else instead of cooking one up on their own
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those are the same i installed with my rough country lift, seem pretty decent, make sure you have a tap handy for the arm side,pain in the ass to adjust since you have to remove it to turn the joint,ride is not too bad so far but i havent wheeled it yet either

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