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Unread 02-14-2013, 09:15 PM   #16
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Before investing money in disconnects, just take the swaybar off down by the axle (two bolts), and zip tie/bailing wire it out of the way for a day or three. That way, you'll be able to tell how your vehicle behaves without it. I have a Detroit in the rear, and run without trackbars or swaybar. In my case, they were both completely useless. The trackbar is always useless, but your mileage may vary with the swaybar.

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Unread 02-14-2013, 09:57 PM   #17
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Everyone I've talked to about revolvers didn't like them. Said they were unpredictable
This alone is a 100x better than what I'm getting right now. I think I'm going to start here before investing money.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 09:58 PM   #18
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Before investing money in disconnects, just take the swaybar off down by the axle (two bolts), and zip tie/bailing wire it out of the way for a day or three. That way, you'll be able to tell how your vehicle behaves without it. I have a Detroit in the rear, and run without trackbars or swaybar. In my case, they were both completely useless. The trackbar is always useless, but your mileage may vary with the swaybar.
That's a good idea, I'm going to do this before spending any money.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:11 PM   #19
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In the picture you have posted it sure looks like your shocks are at full travel. It surprises me that Nobody caught that. After you un hook and remove everything everybody has suggested your still limited to the amount of travel in your shock. I would suggest in buying front and rear extensions and or hoops. I use the m.o.r.e shock extension in the rear and m.o.r.e. hoops in the front with bilstein extended travel shocks. You will notice a huge improvement in your articulation once you address that. also the black yj has no shocks what so ever so his flex is BS not to mention he is about to snap his brake lines.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:14 PM   #20
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looking at the picture you still have stock sway bar links which are curved or bent like that from the factory. I am a firm believer is safe driving. Keep your sway-bar and just buy a nice set of disconnects. Track bar is up to you some like it some don't but they also make a quick disconnect track bar and a telescoping track bar. JKS make some nice stuff take a look at it.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:21 PM   #21
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In the picture you have posted it sure looks like your shocks are at full travel. It surprises me that Nobody caught that. After you un hook and remove everything everybody has suggested your still limited to the amount of travel in your shock. I would suggest in buying front and rear extensions and or hoops. I use the m.o.r.e shock extension in the rear and m.o.r.e. hoops in the front with bilstein extended travel shocks. You will notice a huge improvement in your articulation once you address that. also the black yj has no shocks what so ever so his flex is BS not to mention he is about to snap his brake lines.
How big of a difference do the MORE shock extensions make?
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:27 PM   #22
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How big of a difference do the MORE shock extensions make?
A huge difference as long as you buy the correct shocks to run with them.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 10:28 PM   #23
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I've noticed my shocks look fully extended and didn't think they should be. I need to figure out the measurements and buy the correct ones and also some that have a smother ride, I'm not a fan of the Rancho. Not a smooth ride
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The pass front line is getting tight however it IS NOT taught. I am measuring for shocks as well as installing front hoops to complement the rear shock bar. To call my pics BS is a little extreme. I was simply showing what is capable from a yj.
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Are the revolver shackles live up to the hype and worth the money?
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Unread 02-14-2013, 11:25 PM   #26
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Unread 02-14-2013, 11:41 PM   #27
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The pass front line is getting tight however it IS NOT taught. I am measuring for shocks as well as installing front hoops to complement the rear shock bar. To call my pics BS is a little extreme. I was simply showing what is capable from a yj.
sorry bro if I hurt your feelers but if that brake line was any more tight/taught it would be spurting brake fluid out of it.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 11:42 PM   #28
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I know the norm is to remove the front track bar and sway bars. I have the RE XD 4.5" kit and without the sway bars and front track bar the Jeep is dangerous e at highway speeds. Although I have a,trailer for my Jeep, I drive it as long as the trail is w/in 2 hrs from my house. The combination of raising the center of gravity, flexy tires and an Aussie in the rear makes driving interesting. I have sway bar discos and I made a track bar disconnect too. My point is that only you know if your Jeep is safe not somebody analyzing your jeep over the Internet.
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Unread 02-14-2013, 11:45 PM   #29
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I know the norm is to remove the front track bar and sway bars. I have the RE XD 4.5" kit and without the sway bars and front track bar the Jeep is dangerous e at highway speeds. Although I have a,trailer for my Jeep, I drive it as long as the trail is w/in 2 hrs from my house. The combination of raising the center of gravity, flexy tires and an Aussie in the rear makes driving interesting. I have sway bar discos and I made a track bar disconnect too. My point is that only you know if your Jeep is safe not somebody analyzing your jeep over the Internet.
Good point. Still i say lose both see if it feels safe to you. You were complaining bout the ride being a little stiffer? That may help too
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