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post #1 of 8 Old 05-03-2011, 03:59 PM Thread Starter
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Fox Steering.

My stock stabilizer was going bad (or so I thought*)... So I ordered a new Fox 2.0 and tie rod clamp.

The tools:

Notice that there are 4... Two sockets for the ratchet, a wrench, and a tape measure.

OK, I lied... I needed the new parts also:


I removed the old one, and since I already had a relocation bracket from my TrailMaster lift, I didn't need a new one.


Then I compared them on the ground...


I installed the new one, and this is where I used the tape measure... I had to put the clamp 4.45" shorter than full length.


*This is why I THOUGHT mine was going bad...


I was wrong. It was so dry that it couldn't even shed a tear while leaving the Jeep.

I started around 4:30; and with taking pictures, having to get up 2 times for more tools and fighting with the Fox to place the stud in place (with my back hurting) I still finished BEFORE 5:15...

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post #2 of 8 Old 05-03-2011, 05:31 PM
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My Synergy Tie Rod clamp came today and when I went to take off the OEM clamp its not the u-bolts as I was expecting and as seen in your pics. I have had it since day 1 and I have not had anything done that would have swapped out the clamp.

Anyone know if Jeep changed the tie rod clamp on the 2010s? Looks like the entire tie rod has to come off.
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post #4 of 8 Old 05-03-2011, 07:45 PM Thread Starter
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Mine is an EARLY 07. (Sept 06)

Still gotta balance the tires. That is my next move in the wobblenation. Now with a real ss, it feels like it did when I had some mud stuck in one of my tires after off roading. VERY SIMILAR!

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Interesting. How do you figure on the measuring?
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Half the full stroke of 8.9".

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Is 8.9" the full stroke of the stabilizer? Or, is were you trying to acheive a desired affect?
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I got the 8.9" stroke. Mounts very close to the center of the diff when everything is straight...

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