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Unread 07-02-2007, 04:05 PM   #1
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rock krawler steering

ok, so i have finally gotten everything fixed on the jeep and i am ready to work on my steering now. i want to replace the whole system and i was looking at what would be the best system for on road stability. i use my jeep as a daily driver. the steering stability is very important but i dont want something that is gonna such off road either because i take it quite often. i'm running 38's so it needs to be strong. what do ya thing?

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Unread 07-02-2007, 04:20 PM   #2
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I have the Currie system and it's very beefy and easy to install.

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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:08 PM   #3
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I have the Currie system and it's very beefy and easy to install.

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I too am running 38s and love the currie system.
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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:09 PM   #4
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does it help solve the bumpsteer problems at interstate speeds? ive heard a lot of good things about the system
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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:12 PM   #5
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The bumpsteer is probably a result of your drag link and track bar being at different angles. If they are at different angles, you will have bumpsteer with MOST ANY steering system. It is just easier to keep the stock steering geometry and upgrade at the same time with the Currie system than the others. There are other choices, they just require a few more mods than the Currie system. HTH

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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:15 PM   #6
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It feels tighter now with the system.
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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:17 PM   #7
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i have a trackbar relocation bracket, but still have yet to get an adj trackbar which im sure would help a ton. but... if i put the adj trackbar on, should i remove the relocation bracket? i know the trackbar and draglink are supposed to be close to parrallel like when stock right?
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Unread 07-02-2007, 06:30 PM   #8
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Yes the trackbar and drag link should be as close to parallel as possible.

In addition, when you put in an adjustable trackbar, you will want to remove your relocation bracket.
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Unread 07-02-2007, 09:07 PM   #9
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I recently spoke with Joe @ Absolute Offroad in Phoenix about upgrading my lift to an RK 5.5 and we started talking about steering systems. He mentioned that the RK steering system is VERY beefy but requires a lot of maintenance in order for it to work properly but the trade off is it's nearly indestuctible.

BTW - Joe is one of the largest RK dealers in the country.

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Unread 07-03-2007, 07:02 AM   #10
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The RK steering system uses heim joints and solid stock.
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