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Unread 10-30-2006, 01:05 PM   #1
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swaybar disconnect ?'s

Do all the rubicons have the swaybar disconnect on them or is that something new on the 07's?

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Unread 10-30-2006, 01:12 PM   #2
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new. ten char
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Unread 12-18-2006, 09:29 PM   #3
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Does anyone have a link to a site or a post that shows pictures of how the automatic disconnect works?
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Unread 12-18-2006, 09:33 PM   #4
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only the new 07 Rubi's have the electrnic disconnects

there is a picture of them in the JK brochure, from the picture, it looks like the "motor" to disconnect them is huge, i wonder how much weight it adds
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I've seen a fix to rotate the motor to gain more ground clearance on another fourm.but there maybe a problem with putting a winch down between the frame rails if you do this mod.
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Does anyone have a link to a site or a post that shows pictures of how the automatic disconnect works?


i had a link of the actual mechanics of it, but i've since lost it. it works kind of like the swayloc, but there is a single joint in the middle of the sway bar, rather than one at each end.
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Thanks for the pic. Actually I was talking about the mechanism itself. How is it attached to the swaybar. Is it an electric motor?
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Unread 12-19-2006, 09:35 AM   #8
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yeah, i was teasing with the pic...
i once saw a drawing of the system, but i can't seem to find it right now. i'll look again tomorrow. from what i remember, it is electric.
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There's a collar that slides over the junction of the 2 halves of the sway bar, locking them together. To unlock, it slides off to one side. It's driven by an electric motor.
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