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post #706 of 1039 Old 08-01-2013, 09:53 AM
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Nope I haven't built the control arms yet.

I was just wondering they seem like they would be a good option I am just wondering if it is worth the extra scratch.

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They are a great option....maintenance-free, silent, and so far, are proving to be very durable. It's up to you if they're worth the extra cash.

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They are a great option....maintenance-free, silent, and so far, are proving to be very durable. It's up to you if they're worth the extra cash.
I don't know what system I want to go with yet wether I stay stock short arms or go to a radius type setup.

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I don't know what system I want to go with yet wether I stay stock short arms or go to a radius type setup. I believe that the joints would be nice in both applications

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Not only what Imped mentioned, but they have much more travel than a heim with misalignment spacers. They've also proven more durable than the heims on my steering thus far. Not a great comparison due to size and different setups, but still...

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I don't know what system I want to go with yet wether I stay stock short arms or go to a radius type setup.

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There are certain requirements with a RA setup that I won't get into here....but rod ends all around won't work there.

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There are certain requirements with a RA setup that I won't get into here....but rod ends all around won't work there.
I know this you need a bushing for the axle to flex other wise you break stuff.

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I just ordered a full set of the Metal Cloak arms with the duroflex joints. Should I get the Currie JJ front axle conversion for the UCA? or just stay with the OEM bushings?

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I just ordered a full set of the Metal Cloak arms with the duroflex joints. Should I get the Currie JJ front axle conversion for the UCA? or just stay with the OEM bushings?
Hasn't it been discussed multiple times in this thread that mixing a JJ and MC joint on a single arm likely not a good move?

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^^

He's right. It's been talked about quite a bit on this and other related threads. A phone call to MC would net you the answer as well.

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He's right. It's been talked about quite a bit on this and other related threads. A phone call to MC would net you the answer as well.
Based on some posts I've seen from metalcloak I believe they are working on their own solution. So stick to stock until then
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Based on some posts I've seen from metalcloak I believe they are working on their own solution. So stick to stock until then
Thanks

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Stick to stock. Don't expect anything from MC though any time soon.
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Finally installed both of my new axles with 1.25" duroflex joints all around. 14 of them in total in poly performance 3 and 4 link brackets.

Pretty good flex for a 2.5" lift.
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Hokie Hokie Hokie Hi!

Quick question on sizing for the MC DFs. I am looking at the getting a Clayton kit possibly that come with Currie JJs. Do the JJs come in one size?
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