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I have a 2004 wrangler x, it has a zone 4 inch lift on it now. Im looking to do a long arm upgrade, is it worth it? And what kind would you guys prefer ? Thank you for your input!
 

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No, not in my opinion. If you want to upgrade suspension, look into replacing your control arms with ones of higher quality. My choice would be the savvy control arms with currie Johnny joints. I plan on slowly replacing my stock arms with these. Long arms tend to get hung up on the trail.
 

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IMO I like rock Krawler they are stupid strong and have a lifetime abuse garentee nut anything beside RC is good
Solid bar is also excessively heavy and overkill. The same job can be accomplished using lighter, relatively stronger materials. And what about the ends? There's more to an arm than just the link material.....
 

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Solid bar is also excessively heavy and overkill. The same job can be accomplished using lighter, relatively stronger materials. And what about the ends? There's more to an arm than just the link material.....
Well I believe in doing it once... I no currie and genright and metalcloak are great brands. .... I went with rockkrawler because I need heavy and overkill cuz I managed to break shit things somehow when not even wheeling..... Build it break it rebuild it....o and I got a killer deal on the 3.5 X factor long arm less then 2200
 

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Well I believe in doing it once... I no currie and genright and metalcloak are great brands. .... I went with rockkrawler because I need heavy and overkill cuz I managed to break shit things somehow when not even wheeling..... Build it break it rebuild it....o and I got a killer deal on the 3.5 X factor long arm less then 2200
So....what about those ends?
 

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But to be honest with ya it's my jeep not yours that what makes jeeps awesome building it your own vision ... And I got more important things to focus on right now then what joints suck and which ones don't ... I ve read your jeep thread it's awesome ... I mean it's pure jeep porn .... But what can I do too fix the problem of those pesky joints
 

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Usnrubi143, you could buy different arms. What's more expensive? Buying expensive arms once? It buying so-so joints/arms, then buying the nice ones when those wear out? I'm opting for option number one as my plan of action. And if you have a way to cut DOM tubing and tap the inside, you can just buy MC or Currie joints preassembled and make your own to whatever specs you want.

But seriously, read that thread I posted and the one below. They'll give you an idea (a start to the research you should be doing) of what it takes to have a properly functioning suspension. From arm angles and proper geometry, to how a joint should function.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/how-metalcloak-duroflex-bushing-stacks-up-1482467/
 

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That's a good thread. :thumb:
It's one of my favorites. Learned alot from it and refer to it when I've got a question. That and it's kind of a fun read every now and then when I'm bored :D
 

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I bet. It kills me being away from mine for 1 month at a time while I'm at school. Thanks for your service.
 

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Thanks man that's agood thread but I ll keep mine joints till they fail the. I'll worry bout it after 6 k in parts I m redy to see it and drive it
 

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I have been reading more In to the long arm lifts. And for where I go in my jeep it's not worth getting a long arm. The short arm preforms just fine. I just want to upgrade and get something new. Lol I am looking into maybe lockers now?? Thanks guys
 

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I am going with a Terraflex monster lower Longarm getting it installed this week.:dance:
 
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