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Old 06-11-2019, 11:56 AM
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Ok, I am listening to you guys and saving up for a better tie rod.

Unfortunately I am not able to return that bilstein Steering Stabilizer, so I am trying to sell it for $55 on Facebook and Craigslist ��

anyway, after reading up a little, I think a tie rod upgrade will be a great addition.

I have read mixed reviews all over the boards on brands.

Can you guys chime in with experience and suggestions please?

4 door 2007 jk Sahara will have the 2” Mopar lift, and 35x12.50r18 Nitto Mud Grapplers.
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Synergy steering components have been very popular for many years, and definitely worth a look. Steersmart/Yeti is a newer option that is getting some good feedback for the draglink (though I don't recall seeing any posts on their tie rod). And I saw that MetalCloak is making one now, the anti-flop sounds interesting.
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Originally Posted by nthinuf View Post
Synergy steering components have been very popular for many years, and definitely worth a look. Steersmart/Yeti is a newer option that is getting some good feedback for the draglink (though I don't recall seeing any posts on their tie rod). And I saw that MetalCloak is making one now, the anti-flop sounds interesting.
I was looking at the synergy. Lots of great reviews, however, I did read one bad.

Also looking at ruff stuff and rubicon express

The Rough Country HD looks decent, though I have read a ton of mixed reviews about the companies other products.
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I’m also only seeing a 1 3/8” version from synergy.
And the rubicon express is 1 5/8”

does the size necessarily matter (��) when upgrading the tie rod?
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Steersmarts is beefy.
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Originally Posted by icrashbikes View Post
Steersmarts is beefy.

Yeah, itís showing 1 5/8Ē also.

Some have said I donít need to upgrade the draglink.

I already have a new hd rubicon express track bar. So, I am considering the steersmart to finish it off good.
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here ya go -

https://www.jk-forum.com/forums/modi...ie-rod-346539/

Don't go thinking DIY is hard. That supplier will drill out and tap for the 1-ton ends....you literally are just screwing the ends in to the aluminum.
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Originally Posted by resharp001 View Post
here ya go -

https://www.jk-forum.com/forums/modi...ie-rod-346539/

Don't go thinking DIY is hard. That supplier will drill out and tap for the 1-ton ends....you literally are just screwing the ends in to the aluminum.

Hmm. $200 vs $415
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I looked at Synergy but I found a lot of complaints that the rubber boots rip and lose the grease and then the joint wears out to fast. I got the Teraflex draglink and tie rod. Has been on the jeep for a year and no issues at all.
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Ruff Stuff has an aluminum option now. https://www.ruffstuffspecialties.com...g/R2476-A.html
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