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Unread 12-20-2010, 07:19 PM   #46
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Sounds like I missed all the drama about the recent problems with the SwayLOC. Zero issues with mine still. Wait, I take that back. I did have the mechanism jamb on me. Nasty wheel'n run where mud got caked EVERYWHERE. Took about 2 minutes of cleaning to dislodge the mud and then everything worked perfectly again. Otherwise, no breakage, damage, other other malfunctions whatsoever.

FWIW, I'm on the 2nd generation SwayLOC. It's sounds like it's the 3rd generation that are having the issues.

Also, the heim joints on one of the end links are starting to wear and loosen up. I've had the SwayLOC on now for almost 4 year so I'm not exactly surprised. I think these are simply wear items that need to be replaced about every 3-4 years.

The arms are still clamped nice and tight to the splines. No wobbly arms like on the Anti-Rocks.


Bottom line, I still like the concept of the dual rate sway bar.

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Unread 02-04-2011, 12:15 AM   #47
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As much as other people have recommended a front Anti-rock I would also recommend combining it with a rear Anti-rock. I drive this Jeep as a daily driver, and even with 7" of lift and 37" tires it drives fantastic.
How much body roll do you get with this set up? I need a swaybar for the rear of mine. It was taken off when the new lift was installed.
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Unread 02-10-2011, 03:06 PM   #48
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The spring unseating and not pushing the axle down is only half the flex story. The purpose of flex is not just traction, but to relieve weight off the front or rear so the jeep doesnt tip over one way or the other.
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Unread 06-14-2011, 11:27 PM   #49
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Lupinsea & other SwayLoc'rs,

What are you running in the rear? Is the SwayLoc up front, stock in the rear, sufficient? I run 4"+ (not really sure, it was on the Jeep when I got it), 33s, and stock sways all around. I was planning on an anti rock, but find myself sold on the SwayLoc after researching and reading this thread. Just looking to tighten it up on road and loosen it up in the muck. Also need to get rid of the front sway bar to fit a bumper (don't ask ).
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Unread 06-15-2011, 02:18 AM   #50
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I run the stock swaybar in the rear. Both the SwayLOC and Anti-rock are designed to work with it so you'll want to keep the rear swaybar.

You mentioned the bumper clearance. Make sure the SwayLOC / Anti-rock will work with the bumper you want. Both swaybar systems stick out a few inches on either side of the frame where the front crossmember is. The bumper needs to have a "pocket" there with enough clearance. The stock bumper will work with some trimming. Savvy Offroad's bumper will work, and the ARB bull bar with (I think) some trimming, too.
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Unread 06-17-2011, 07:33 PM   #51
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Awesome!

Thanks for the reply and excellent information
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Unread 07-13-2011, 11:53 AM   #52
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Swayloc $875! Currie Anti-Rock $300, I'll take the Currie thank you.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 12:01 PM   #53
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Swayloc $875! Currie Anti-Rock $300, I'll take the Currie thank you.
Agreed...and I've been very happy with my Currie AntiRock for several years now.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 04:10 PM   #54
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SwayLOC $500
SwayLOC $500

I don't know who's selling an $875 SwayLOC but that's nuts. The simple $500 flip-a-lever version works great and is well worth the extra $200 over the Currie in my opinion. But it's all personal preference. I like the stiffer roll resistance the SwayLOC offers for street driving.
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Unread 07-13-2011, 11:20 PM   #55
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After having some serious time doing some serious wheeling on the Antirock, I am a believer and will NEVER go back to fully discod.

There were so many times on my last trip, that I would have for sure flopped if I was fully discod. Doing some wacky downhills where I had to back up and some where I had to make sharp turns. Man I have seen the light.

The ideal setup is a dual rate IMO.
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Unread 07-22-2011, 09:21 PM   #56
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You mentioned the bumper clearance. Make sure the SwayLOC / Anti-rock will work with the bumper you want. Both swaybar systems stick out a few inches on either side of the frame where the front crossmember is. The bumper needs to have a "pocket" there with enough clearance. The stock bumper will work with some trimming. Savvy Offroad's bumper will work, and the ARB bull bar with (I think) some trimming, too.
The bumper is the Metal Cloak aluminum bumper. I'm installing with the stock sway bar this weekend. Anyone installed a SwayLoc with a MC front bumper? Any trimming/adjustments necessary?
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Unread 08-24-2011, 11:29 PM   #57
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Ive been looking at this......

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/310332943...84.m1423.l2649


oops posted this in wrong thread... sorry
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Unread 10-21-2011, 02:27 PM   #58
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I run the stock swaybar in the rear. Both the SwayLOC and Anti-rock are designed to work with it so you'll want to keep the rear swaybar.

You mentioned the bumper clearance. Make sure the SwayLOC / Anti-rock will work with the bumper you want. Both swaybar systems stick out a few inches on either side of the frame where the front crossmember is. The bumper needs to have a "pocket" there with enough clearance. The stock bumper will work with some trimming. Savvy Offroad's bumper will work, and the ARB bull bar with (I think) some trimming, too.
Do you think the SwayLOC would work with this setup (6" Skyjacker LA lift and Body Armor bumper)? The bumper bolts right in using the stock mounting holes but there are no pockets as the bumper is solid on all sides - when you say they "stick out a few inches" I assume you mean toward the front/bumper. Here's a couple of pics.
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Unread 10-21-2011, 03:46 PM   #59
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Both the SwayLOC and Antirock use the crossmember to pass through the torsion bar. It looks like your bumper's mount is blocking it.
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Unread 10-21-2011, 04:28 PM   #60
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Both the SwayLOC and Antirock use the crossmember to pass through the torsion bar. It looks like your bumper's mount is blocking it.
So does it actually pass through from one frame rail to the other or just connect to the sides (I assume there is already a torsion bar in there)? I'm wondering if some drilling/cutting in the outside of the bumper mounts would provide sufficient access without weakening the bumper mount.

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