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01-10-2014 11:28 PM
tvwebguy I ditched the clevis idea and spent $19 on a pair RE axle bullets. I put pictures of my disconnects here: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f322/di...te-474673.html

01-10-2014 06:55 PM
jarrods2000tj new idea add a rubber washer between two grade 8 washers then push them against the head of the clevis pin the rubber washer should absorb the road shock causing the clevis pin to last longer this is just a theory im going to test
08-14-2012 11:50 AM
obidya
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Originally Posted by ParaCAD View Post
Came across this set up while doing some "google shopping" Any thoughts, experience with these?

Seems really simple, and for the price not a bad idea..i do worry about the quality of that pin tho...Could always replace it with something stronger, better for wear.



Jeep Accessories - Quick Disconnects

And i'm guessing part# 1129 is for 0-2.5" of lift?

Jeeperz Creepers states that...but the RC site wasn't that specific
http://www.jeeperz-creeperz.com/manu...-p-110924.html
anyone know if these will in fact connect at factory height, I am not doing my lift for a while and need new links now.. I would like to just run with these but Im not sure if they will actually work. I cant imagine a reason they wouldnt connect properly...
07-30-2012 07:40 AM
Rolf I was going to do this at some point but after disconnecting them several times over the last couple of months I'm not interested anymore. I have an 18mm box wrench and a ratchet with a T55 torx bit - it takes around 30 seconds to a minute per side to disconnect the factory links.
07-30-2012 07:38 AM
patrickstarfox thanks guys. i guess ill leave the rear end alone and see how she does on the trail. if its a problem ill figure something out. lol
07-30-2012 07:36 AM
LawMoose
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Originally Posted by patrickstarfox View Post
hey yall, i know im kind of ressurecting this thread...hope its not too outdated. lol
but anyway, im thinking about making some of these for my rig, and im just wondering what to do about the rear swaybar? just leave it disconected all the time? (ive heard thats not such a bad thing) or make disconnects for it?

thanks
Patrick
Hello mister fox, if I was you I would just get extend links pretty no horrible priced and a little safer in my opinion or you could leave them, I have read that you really dont have to worry till 3 inches plus.

but here is JKS rear links
JKS Manufacturing 2942 - JKS Manufacturing Rear Adjustable End Links for 97-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited with 2.5-6" Lift - Quadratec
07-30-2012 07:26 AM
moscoeb Most people don't disconnect the rear. Unless you are doing some extreme stuff, I wouldn't worry about it.
07-30-2012 07:16 AM
patrickstarfox hey yall, i know im kind of ressurecting this thread...hope its not too outdated. lol
but anyway, im thinking about making some of these for my rig, and im just wondering what to do about the rear swaybar? just leave it disconected all the time? (ive heard thats not such a bad thing) or make disconnects for it?

thanks
Patrick
11-03-2010 11:26 AM
ParaCAD Came across this set up while doing some "google shopping" Any thoughts, experience with these?

Seems really simple, and for the price not a bad idea..i do worry about the quality of that pin tho...Could always replace it with something stronger, better for wear.



Jeep Accessories - Quick Disconnects

And i'm guessing part# 1129 is for 0-2.5" of lift?

Jeeperz Creepers states that...but the RC site wasn't that specific
http://www.jeeperz-creeperz.com/manu...-p-110924.html
11-02-2010 04:06 PM
mrcarcrazy you can rest it on the spring perch (above spring) or you can lash it up there with a bungie cord.

I grease the main pin, to stop some annoying sqeaking
11-02-2010 04:03 PM
Dockman4 I'm fairly new to this so go easy on me. What do you do with the link once you disconnect it? I take it you don't take it completely out. Can you swing the sway bar upward far enough so the link is out of the way so it won't interfere with anything flexing?
11-01-2010 07:51 PM
Tarby I have these on my yj and am totally happy with how they perform.

Rubicon Express RE1165 - Rubicon Express Sway Bar Disconnect Set for 76-95 Jeep® CJ & Wrangler YJ with 2-3" Lift - Quadratec
11-01-2010 07:22 PM
moscoeb I have a 2006 X and the top of the sway bar links does not pivot. It is bolted straight into the sway bar. Have any of y'all run into this, and is there a homemade mod so I can use these quick discos?
11-01-2010 06:41 PM
Cons_Table
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Originally Posted by cavediverjc View Post
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I run these. I tried the normal hitch pin clips and they just didnt hold up as well. The pins in the picture are much tougher and easier to put on and take off in comparison. The hitch pin clips actually tried to pull through the hole the clevis pin was in and they bent...
11-01-2010 06:24 PM
wolfen hmmmmmm..... mental note: book mark this thread for future reference.
11-01-2010 06:22 PM
garyg i had to get my pins out of my discos yesterday with a crowbar and a hammer! might do this mod with the new bars!
11-01-2010 06:19 PM
burton160w Jeep Homemade Swaybar Disconnects

I actually stopped at tractor supply yesterday to get the parts, then realized how little this is worth it after you take into account the damage that 4x4xplor found after a year. The time it takes to unbolt the t-55s is nothing in comparison to the resulting crash and/or damage that can happen when this fails. All of the hardware can be found there, just it takes a minute to look (that said, I hate Tractor Supply). Those ring pins you're looking (circle red) are what are called linch pins.

Tractor Supply had everything I needed, I just personally don't want to do it, especially after considering 4x4s issue. It takes 2 minutes to unbolt the T-55 link, and even then, you can do it at home if you're driving there as long as you're not going on the highway. Save up for the JKS Quick Disco
11-01-2010 05:28 PM
Droelle any one find the grade pins?
06-06-2010 06:14 PM
oranjeep [IMG][/IMG]

OK got the image to load, harder to do than the mod.
06-06-2010 05:56 PM
oranjeep [IMG][/IMG]

Here it is, my first real mod. I couldn't find a grd 8 or stainless pin after spending way too many hours, so I made these using grade 8 bolts (trimmed to size).
I'm planning a trip in Oct. and wanted to get this mod done early.
06-06-2010 08:53 AM
cavediverjc These are the pins that came with my JKS Quicker Discos. Love them. They work perfectly (the clips and the discos) and are well worth the $140 I paid for them.

These are the clips that came with my original Full Traction discos. They were alright, but were bulky and did get caught up when in tall grass. I ended up getting rid of the FT discos for JKS and haven't regretted a single minute of it......

06-06-2010 08:36 AM
06TJinVA Got this put on the other day and the hardest part of it was finding the part. I finally found them at Tractor Supply but they still had to order me grade 8 adjustable clevis pins. It works great thought.
06-03-2010 10:33 PM
Rogue Status Wrangler
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Originally Posted by 06TJinVA View Post
Great Idea man. Whats the inside diameter on the end of the sway bar links though? So I know what diameter pin to get.
get a 7/16th pin
06-02-2010 09:16 PM
03 RUBI
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Originally Posted by s3nt3nc3d View Post
Those are a lil different from "Jesus Clips"...when you pull those off (or if they come loose), they don't go flying...lol.

The snap pins you're talking about I think are also known as lynch pins...

Those are the snap pins. Cotter pins are the ones that are bigger on one end and spread apart with pliers to keep them fron falling out.
06-02-2010 11:10 AM
06TJinVA Great Idea man. Whats the inside diameter on the end of the sway bar links though? So I know what diameter pin to get.
06-02-2010 12:07 AM
Rogue Status Wrangler
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Originally Posted by oranjeep View Post
Rogue, where did you find the grade 8 parts?
I got them at the local Ace Hardware store
06-01-2010 09:15 PM
s3nt3nc3d Those are a lil different from "Jesus Clips"...when you pull those off (or if they come loose), they don't go flying...lol.

The snap pins you're talking about I think are also known as lynch pins...

06-01-2010 07:26 PM
03 RUBI Those really aren't "cotter pins" per say. They're more commonly called Jesus clips in my experience. Also quick disconnects come with snap pins which are available at OSH. They're a lot stronger and are less likely to get caught on something and pulled off because the ring snaps closed over the pin.
06-01-2010 06:47 PM
s3nt3nc3d You could prolly find grade 8 stuff at Tractor Supply... I'm not 100% sure on that, but I would think since people use some of that stuff on some pretty heavy machinery, they'd have grade 8 available for that purpose.
06-01-2010 04:40 PM
mcgyver1467
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Originally Posted by oranjeep View Post
Rogue, where did you find the grade 8 parts?

I second that............
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