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Synergy Draglink Flip

Can't seem to find it anywhere other than just someone mentioning it in a thread. Are you supposed to use a stock pitman arm with the Synergy draglink flip. I have a drop arm on now and the angles are out when I bolt into the Artec truss bracket. Bought a new pitman arm and it looks like it would bring it up enough. Right now the draglink is adjusted almost all the way in, short, to centre the steering wheel.

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You'll need a stock pitman arm to be able to use a drag link flip. Unless you have a significantly raised axle track bar mount at the axle [much more than that Artec].

Are you using both sides of the drag link for adjustment? Are you sure your steering wheel isn't off when you took the pitman arm off. If it's rotated, expect a torn up clockspring too if you don't remove it before figuring out if it turns equally side to side.

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Thanks, I thought the pitman arm was too low.

Funny, I did break a clockspring when I had the body off. I made sure the steering wheel wouldn't turn but had the shaft off also. When you have a JK body in the air everyone seems to grab the pitman arm and twist it for some reason. Of course I lined it up wrong with all the stuff I'd been doing and when I was checking the stops I heard a twang. Knew exactly what it was when I heard it, $400 mistake.

Thanks, gonna try to swap those over.
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I just installed the Synergy Drag Link flip kit and TB relocation bracket AND the track bar frame-side brace.

Follow the instructions, and retorque the bolts after 100 miles. I went underneath yesterday, and sure enough, a couple of bolts needed more tightening after a 400 miles drive.

BTW, the kit is well worth the money! One-finger steering now. No more "drives like a boat" feeling.

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Yea I put in the new balljoints too, front end feels solid now I just didn't like how it lined up and was expecting really bad bump steer or even worse.....Death Wobble. Had it before in my TJ doing 65 mph and my buddy was going to walk home.

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I just installed the Synergy Drag Link flip kit and TB relocation bracket AND the track bar frame-side brace.

Follow the instructions, and retorque the bolts after 100 miles. I went underneath yesterday, and sure enough, a couple of bolts needed more tightening after a 400 miles drive.

BTW, the kit is well worth the money! One-finger steering now. No more "drives like a boat" feeling.
Agree, I love the synergy setup. Do you have the sector shaft brace brace as well?


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As noted, you have to ditch the drop pitman to make the drag link work. You want the axle side trackp bar raise, too. Synergy's kit is as good as any out there.


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No, I did not buy the sector shaft brace. Did some research and many people running larger tires than I (37's), did not recommend it.

I actually had to cut off a part of the track bar brace (the part that has a hole for the sector shaft brace) because it interfered with the DS sway bar link.

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Stock pitman arm was the answer, thanks for the input angles look perfect now and drives awesome.......now I gotta find my vacuum leak....
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