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Old 07-31-2016, 09:13 PM
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2015 jgc summit ecodiesel lateral links bent?

I recently installed the black ops lateral links and a hellwig rear sway bar.

After a little trip to the off road vehicle park, which was bumpy at the most, nothing spectacular, I have a clunk in the suspension somewhere, still haven't figured it out, however I did notice something potentially odd.

The driver side lateral link has a bend in it near the diff? The passenger side does not?





Is this normal?

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Re: 2015 jgc summiteit ecodoesel lateral links bent?

Is the bend also in your old bar or just the hellwig?
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Re: 2015 jgc summiteit ecodoesel lateral links bent?

The sway bars are the same, I'm talking about the lateral links, that connect from the differential to the hub.
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Re: 2015 jgc summiteit ecodoesel lateral links bent?

I see now. The bend doesn't appear to be for clearance. If you can't locate a member with that setup give BlackOps a call.
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Re: 2015 jgc summiteit ecodoesel lateral links bent?

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Doesn't matter which side mine are straight on either. You must have a special model.


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Re: 2015 jgc summit ecodiesel lateral links bent?

This is probably the reason why it happened...



When the end link popped off, the swaybar must have hit the lateral link and bent it...
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