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post #1 of 7 Old 03-30-2007, 10:51 AM Thread Starter
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Homemade Discos

I saw the write up on homemade discos. I will do them, but i just need to know where to get those pins, I have no clue!

Also, won't the link rattle around? Dunno just a couple questions I have about it.


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post #2 of 7 Old 03-30-2007, 10:55 AM
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You should be able to get everything at a Home Depot or Lowes. The main advantage of getting JKS QDs over making homemade ones is they are beefier than the stock swaybar links.

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Yeah, I know Lowe's carries them.
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post #4 of 7 Old 03-30-2007, 02:20 PM
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[QUOTE=Dtowncats]You should be able to get everything at a Home Depot or Lowes. The main advantage of getting JKS QDs over making homemade ones is they are beefier than the stock swaybar links.[/QUOTE

Why would that be any advantage when your diconnecting them anyhow?
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post #5 of 7 Old 03-30-2007, 02:43 PM
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You're disconnecting those from the bottom, and then letting your endlinks "flap in the breeze" (pun intended). Since that's a balljoint, it does have some swivel type movement, and could potentially slide into the spring and get snapped, or cause some bumpstop damage. JKS discos swing up out of the way on a ZJ so as to prevent damage.

I've heard that the homebrew discos clunk and rattle like mad too. I'm not a big fan of them.

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i am having a complete brain fart and have been that way all week. i can't for the life of me imagine or find what one would look like on my truck and how it would wrk. i know how it does, but its like my mind can't see how it would. can someone post a pic of theirs connected or desconnected so my mind can get unfarted. thanks

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post #7 of 7 Old 03-31-2007, 01:36 AM
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I have what looks like home made discos on mine. I hate them. Every speedbump , or any bump for that matter, it sounds like chains clanking around under there. I will be so glad when my JKS quick discos come in a few days

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