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post #1 of 3 Old 04-21-2011, 11:13 PM Thread Starter
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Broke Front End Link

While wheeling last weekend I somehow pretzeled my drivers side sway bar link. I have a Rubicon and the front sway bar was disconnected with the e-disco. I have a 3" Full Traction lift with the stock rear end links on the front. The sway bar is level on both sides when connected. It appears that when the driver's side wheel dropped the sway bar extended all the way down and then went forward and when the tire came back up it bent the link forward and down. Turned it into a "u".

Anyway to prevent this from happening again? This happen to anyone else?

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post #2 of 3 Old 04-21-2011, 11:47 PM
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Get longer links. The rear most part of my sway bar is 1-2 inches above my frame

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yup, hyper-extension is common problem when using rear links up front with a flexy lift
time for longer links

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