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post #1 of 6 Old 10-06-2013, 11:21 AM Thread Starter
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What does everyone use for steering?

I am looking at upgrading my steering in the front of my wj, just trying to get the cheaper stuff done before I end up going long arm/44s. I currently have a IRO adjustable trac bar, and was looking at the wj over the knuckle tie rod end kit, not sure what else i should add to help beef up the front end, already got the dual stabilizers

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post #2 of 6 Old 10-06-2013, 03:21 PM
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Dual stabilizers are kinda silly unless you have like a humungous lift and giant tires. More work for your power steering pump to wear it out faster, and if you got them to mask death wobble then you fixed the wrong thing... Moog tie rod ends are a nice upgrade. Some guys have talked about tearing boots on them but the arms themselves are much thicker than stock and have a lifetime warranty. I just put outers (outer driver and lower outer passenger) on last night. They come naked so you need to hit them with some rustoleum or something first.

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post #3 of 6 Old 10-06-2013, 06:49 PM
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Upgrade your steering after you swap axles. Makes much more sense. Unless your axle swap consists of bolt-on jk44's, then just buy more IRO ****.

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Well I was planning on bolt in jk axles... and I got caster set right where it should be with my lift and still got a little wobble.. the dual stabilizer helped hide it but not fix it... I know... I just figure why not upgrade steering to something with more clearance when replacing... I don't like to replace anything with stock stuff..
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post #5 of 6 Old 10-08-2013, 07:49 AM
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D44 in the front is going to have different steering than your D30. Why would you upgrade, then swap, then change the steering again?

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Title What does everyone use for steering?

I use the steering wheel!......tried the to use the shifter once....hit a truck....will stick with the steering wheel till something better comes along!!

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