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Old 01-20-2020, 09:43 PM
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Currie Antirock swaybar still recommended?

Would like to get a set, I've seen talks about it years ago, is this still recommended in the community or is there something better?

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I have one on my JK and just put one on my new TJ and i love them.. Not sure of anything better..

No doubt some self-proclaimed internet anti-swaybar PHD will come along and post why they are horrible, but pay no attention to them unless they can provide real-word, concrete reasons that you care about ...

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I have one on my JK and just put one on my new TJ and i love them.. Not sure of anything better..

No doubt some self-proclaimed internet anti-swaybar PHD will come along and post why they are horrible, but pay no attention to them unless they can provide real-word, concrete reasons that you care about ...
Thanks, is the way bad? How much did you lay for front/rear on jk?

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I like mine, they’re great.....not so practical if you’re frequently traveling windy mountain roads. Like tippy/ floaty not in a scary way just annoying. Otherwise they’re awesome
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I like mine, they’re great.....not so practical if you’re frequently traveling windy mountain roads. Like tippy/ floaty not in a scary way just annoying. Otherwise they’re awesome
I can picture that used to live near cajon pass in California

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I drive both the JK and the new TJ up and down the Cajon pass (about 9 minutes from my house) all the time, and the wind/sway is not an issue.. I dont even know the Currie is there.. Its never been an issue.
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Would like to get a set, I've seen talks about it years ago, is this still recommended in the community or is there something better?

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For the record I have never used an Antirock.



I use an Off Road Only Sway Loc. I love the thing. Tighter in on road mode and awesome in off road mode. Really best of both world in my opinion. I have the manual switch version. If someone really need a push button switch inside the cab they make that too. The off road mode is smother than being disconnected. I get a full yet controlled flex all the way to the bump stops.


I believe the ORO Swayloc is the something better you may be looking for. Greater on and off road performance than stock.
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I drive both the JK and the new TJ up and down the Cajon pass (about 9 minutes from my house) all the time, and the wind/sway is not an issue.. I dont even know the Currie is there.. Its never been an issue.
Oh dope! I used to live in Las colinas, those homes right off Sierra and 15fwy, living in VA now, seriously need to move back - maybe move to big bear or something if I can find a remote job anyway. Thanks for the Antirock feedback, will take the plunge and order.

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I should have said winding, wind is not a factor but yes I run these on mountain roads and you WILL notice more sway than stock. As I said not a big deal but annoying, maybe I’m cornering too fast......go figure. Don’t drive it like it’s stolen and maybe you won’t notice
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I should have said winding, wind is not a factor but yes I run these on mountain roads and you WILL notice more sway than stock. As I said not a big deal but annoying, maybe I’m cornering too fast......go figure. Don’t drive it like it’s stolen and maybe you won’t notice
Ok, so i also drive up/down Hwy 330 to Big Bear and up/down Hwy 18 on the backside several times (like, 10 or more) per year.. and still, lean/sway has never been an issue for me.

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How you use your Jeep will determine if it's suitable. I tow a lot and the main reason we have such a low tow capacity is the soft long travel suspension of a Jeep. The Currie makes it even softer than stock.

But I'm looking at one for my LJ. Great off-road and not a problem in normal use, but you do feel more sway in daily driving.

Also, there is the Raptor Series bar that is a little less $$ than the Currie.
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How you use your Jeep will determine if it's suitable. I tow a lot and the main reason we have such a low tow capacity is the soft long travel suspension of a Jeep. The Currie makes it even softer than stock.

But I'm looking at one for my LJ. Great off-road and not a problem in normal use, but you do feel more sway in daily driving.

Also, there is the Raptor Series bar that is a little less $$ than the Currie.
I saw the raptor one on amazon but then reviews were fake and I didnt see any reviews here or youtube. I'd spend another 100-200 for a quality product.

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I have the "Rock Jock" Curries new branding for it. Id say its totally worth getting vs stock. I did not do the rear and do not see a reason to unless your rig is going to be a "Krawler". As for the lean/sway, I do not notice it but then again my setup for suspension is a bit stiff as is. Id say see if anyone you know has the setup and ask to take a drive to see if you like it.
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I use an Off Road Only Sway Loc. I love the thing. Tighter in on road mode and awesome in off road mode. Really best of both world in my opinion.
That looks very interesting, thanks for mentioning that. How is the on-road performance? Is it similar to the factory swaybar or more roll?
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That looks very interesting, thanks for mentioning that. How is the on-road performance? Is it similar to the factory swaybar or more roll?

Big improvement from factory with less roll. It is designed with two torsion bars that are both connected when on road which gives you much less body roll than the factory sway bar. In off road mode you are only connected to the inner torsion bar (similar to having the Antirock). I know many, myself included, are/were put off by the price. I finally pulled the trigger and am happy I did. Best of both worlds. I love to play in the rocks and on the trails but my Jeep is also one of my daily drivers. I did not want to sacrifice on road performance by installing an Antirock.
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Definitely a good purchase, with any of the listed products I would assume. Love my antirock. People who say that it limits flex have never tried one.

Best of both worlds as it allows the front axle to droop without pulling the body with it on bumpy roads, allows full flex over big obstacles, but still keeps your front end attached for on road driving
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We do a ton of the Currie here in the shop. We have also done the ORO and the TeraFlex version. I think all of them setup correct will add to the Jeep both on and off road. The Currie is the easiest to setup.

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Looks like the ORO install is very straightforward. The TF requires the factory crash bar which I know I have cut the ends off when I installed my front bumper.

I guess my only concern would be the thing making a lot of noise when on road.
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I guess my only concern would be the thing making a lot of noise when on road.
What thing making noise? When I installed my ORO Swayloc the only issue was moving my brake booster that was relocated from the factory location when the AEV front bumper was installed. I zipped tied in out of the way and once everything else was in place at working I fabricated bracket for it out of a piece is angle iron. Was not too tough to sort out. Not an issue if your brake booster is located in factory location.
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What thing making noise? When I installed my ORO Swayloc the only issue was moving my brake booster that was relocated from the factory location when the AEV front bumper was installed. I zipped tied in out of the way and once everything else was in place at working I fabricated bracket for it out of a piece is angle iron. Was not too tough to sort out. Not an issue if your brake booster is located in factory location.
Are you talking about the crash bar vacuum pump needing to be relocated?

The ORO sway bar making noise. From what I can tell there are two parts that move past each other and I have read at least one person claiming they had some noise associated with it. But, also the majority report no noise, so it could have been an improper install.
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Are you talking about the crash bar vacuum pump needing to be relocated?

The ORO sway bar making noise. From what I can tell there are two parts that move past each other and I have read at least one person claiming they had some noise associated with it. But, also the majority report no noise, so it could have been an improper install.
ORO has grease zerks that need to be installed and greased or you will hear noises. Once I installed and greased I had and still have no noise. If the vacuum pump has been moved from the factory location and now blocks the space where the Swayloc will be installed it will need to be moved. The Swayloc is a larger diameter that the factory swaybar. Hope that helps.
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ORO has grease zerks that need to be installed and greased or you will hear noises. Once I installed and greased I had and still have no noise. If the vacuum pump has been moved from the factory location and now blocks the space where the Swayloc will be installed it will need to be moved. The Swayloc is a larger diameter that the factory swaybar. Hope that helps.

Yes that helps. My vacuum pump is in the factory location. I think you’re sayings it doesn’t need to be moved then.
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Yes that helps. My vacuum pump is in the factory location. I think you’re sayings it doesn’t need to be moved then.
That is my understanding. You may want to download the install instructions or call ORO to confirm. They have been making these for a long time. The cheaper options tend to more popular with folks. Worth the extra effort and money IMO. I did not want to sacrifice on road handling for off road capability.
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I love my Antirock. I don't drive it daily anymore but I never noticed anything different when I was. It just works and I love not having to disconnect.

I don't remember doing anything to the crash bar when I installed it. Pretty much bolted it into place.

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