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Unread 08-02-2006, 01:58 AM   #1
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Best TJ short arms

I have a 3" teraflex lift installed right now w/o the control arms. I am now looking to upgrade over the stock stamped steel ones, which ones do you prefer? ive heard teraflex's suck horribly, so im not going that way. Im looking into the Rock Krawler and Rubicon express units, but I want to hear what you guys think.

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Unread 08-02-2006, 02:01 AM   #2
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I think tera's work great, I used them on mine and several of my friends ran them and ripped off control arm mounts at a slower pace as opposed to re's
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Unread 08-02-2006, 02:45 AM   #3
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I am curious as to what you heard about the Tera Flex arms. I thought those would be the s#it there. No hime joints to replace or Johnny joints to bebuild. Smooth, rattleless ride and killer flex.

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Unread 08-02-2006, 03:10 AM   #4
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Tera simply aren't as good in the joint department as RE's.....
But I like the look of the new TnT arms even better - can't wait to get a set to fondle
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Unread 08-02-2006, 11:17 PM   #5
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anyone running the rock krawler units?
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Unread 08-02-2006, 11:48 PM   #6
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Really IMO Currie J Arms are the best but they require mods to your axle for them to mount and your front track bar...but you cant go wrong with RE....
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Unread 08-03-2006, 04:05 AM   #7
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I've had RE upper and lower on my Rubi. So far i have replaced the uppers with JKS and couldn't be happier. Feels much smoother with the rubber bushings and still got great flex... Planning to replace the lowers too, currently undecided if i will go with JKS or Currie.

Older JKS were said to have bad powder coating. The powder coating on mine holds up pretty good - so no complaints here

Currie control arms, I only hear good things about them!

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Unread 08-03-2006, 07:35 AM   #8
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I vote for JKS arms and track bars
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Unread 08-03-2006, 07:45 AM   #9
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I vote for JKS arms
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Unread 08-03-2006, 07:58 AM   #10
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X3 JKS all the way
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Unread 08-03-2006, 08:15 AM   #11
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I really like my RE arms, nice and flexy, and smooth. I have heard of people having problems with their bushings going bad, and the balls rusting in the superflex joints. I haven't had any trouble, and I live in MI.
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Unread 08-03-2006, 03:40 PM   #12
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anyone running the rock krawler units?
I ran the RK 4" for about 2 years and loved it.
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Unread 08-03-2006, 10:23 PM   #13
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Some pics of JKS vs stock control arms



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Unread 08-03-2006, 10:39 PM   #14
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Unread 08-03-2006, 10:54 PM   #15
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Currie makes some of the very best stuff out there.Their control arms have 2 Johnny Joints on each arm with 30 degrees of flex.
http://currieenterprises.com/cestore...CONTROL%20ARMS
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