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Unread 04-26-2013, 10:20 PM   #1
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broken stock sway bar.

Hit the trails hard two weeks ago. Noticed today that my driverside sway bar is bent, passenger side is broke off. Should I park my jeep until I replace these? Which sway bars should I buy as replacements?

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Unread 04-26-2013, 10:25 PM   #2
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Unread 04-26-2013, 10:31 PM   #3
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You will be fine driving without swaybars.. I would disconnect the broke pieces and tie your sway bar up so it doesnt get in the way of steering components. Fill out your jeepforum profile with info on your rig. If you have a lift you will need extended sway bar links. If not, you can just find some stock ones on the internet.

Just remember your Jeep isnt a sports car and you are fine. I have my front sway bar completely removed on my TJ with 4" lift. I just leave the rear in and call it a day.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 05:58 PM   #4
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Good job. You even tweeked the sway bar mount on the axle tube. Get some quick disconnect sway bar links and next time you can unhook them.
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Unread 04-27-2013, 06:18 PM   #5
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Yeah TJ im looking into them. Which do you recommend?
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Unread 04-27-2013, 06:31 PM   #6
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I have the Rubicon Express disco. Works good.

http://m.4wd.com/newui/search.aspx?sku=R/ERE1165
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Unread 04-27-2013, 06:37 PM   #7
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Will these work for various lift heights? Im up 2.5 in
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Unread 04-27-2013, 07:25 PM   #8
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Measure your stock link length. 4" 6" 8" 10". That is center eye to eye. Those are the lengths RE offers. Here's another link to the links...

http://m.4wd.com/newui/search.aspx?a...5B50+TO+100%5D
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Unread 04-27-2013, 07:29 PM   #9
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Anybody chim in with good reason to buy $200 links...
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Unread 04-27-2013, 08:40 PM   #10
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Anybody chim in with good reason to buy $200 links...
Save a little more and get an Antirock. My .02

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Unread 04-28-2013, 06:42 AM   #11
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Antirock seems to be good times. And I think they are just under $200.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 12:14 PM   #12
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There are so many to choose from. Why mot buy some inexpensive quick disconnect and call it a day
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Unread 04-30-2013, 05:45 PM   #13
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I ordered stom JKS quick disco ones from Quadratec. They just look thicker than many of the others and the price was right on.
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Unread 04-30-2013, 07:55 PM   #14
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now that you solved your problem can I ask how you did that? Did you jump the jeep?
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Unread 05-01-2013, 07:52 AM   #15
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Lol. I dont think I jumped it. But I pushed it to its limits for sure. Probably going a bit to fast when I hit some huge water holes .
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