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The sway bars are designed to limit articulation. I don't see how you can even argue that it doesn't. What I would like to see would be pictures of one wheel very compressed while the other is extended on the same axle. In your firt pic, your rear is compressed because you're on a hill and most of the weight is on the rear. The other pic doesn't show much. Basically none of your pics tell us anything unless we can see both sides of the vehicle in one spot.
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The sway bars are designed to limit articulation. I don't see how you can even argue that it doesn't. What I would like to see would be pictures of one wheel very compressed while the other is extended on the same axle. In your firt pic, your rear is compressed because you're on a hill and most of the weight is on the rear. The other pic doesn't show much. Basically none of your pics tell us anything unless we can see both sides of the vehicle in one spot.

GrandCherokee3270 my pictures were meant to show real world situations and capabilities other than a grassy field. Not sure what your pics are proving either. Unless you intend to wheel obstacles like myself, bmackin, Victor1960, alludc and a very few others ( and I don't believe any of us disconnect our sway bars) the argument is it isn't necessary and You will never need the perceived benefit.

I have never found an RTI ramp out on the trail.

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Re: JKS Quicker Disconnects? or any sway disconnect for that matter...

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GrandCherokee3270 my pictures were meant to show real world situations and capabilities other than a grassy field. Not sure what your pics are proving either. Unless you intend to wheel obstacles like myself, bmackin, Victor1960, alludc and a very few others ( and I don't believe any of us disconnect our sway bars) the argument is it isn't necessary and You will never need the perceived benefit.

I have never found an RTI ramp out on the trail.

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I'd be willing to be $20 that if your sway bar was disconnected in this picture that your Jeep would be more level. Hell, they make a big different on a Patriot. Yes it's not "necessary" for light offroading, but I've honestly never heard of a platform that they didn't help some on.

Hell you could notice a difference on a Ford Focus. With my SVTf I had back in the day I could jack up one side right behind the front wheel and it would lift the back wheel because of the stiff rear sway. Jack up a base focus with no rear sway bar and that rear tire was still on the ground.
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GrandCherokee3270 my pictures were meant to show real world situations and capabilities other than a grassy field. Not sure what your pics are proving either. Unless you intend to wheel obstacles like myself, bmackin, Victor1960, alludc and a very few others ( and I don't believe any of us disconnect our sway bars) the argument is it isn't necessary and You will never need the perceived benefit.

I have never found an RTI ramp out on the trail.

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My pictures where meant to show articulation which is exactly what they showed and is why I took a pic of both sides of the vehicle. You guys think you're hard core off roaders but you look like goof balls with your sway bars on. Just keep it up so I can keep laughing.
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Here is what my jeep looks like with sway bars off. You just don't get this with them on.

What is articulating in this picture??? You are welcome to come on any trail with me and we can both take the same lines. Until you show me a picture of your vehicle on an obstacle - curb at the mall? Your articulation is speculation you have proven nothing you haven't even posted a poser wanna be pic just a grass rut. I disconnect when it's warranted and truly makes a difference (more than inch) and that doesn't include my WK2. Enjoy your day and this thread - I'm out.
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Re: JKS Quicker Disconnects? or any sway disconnect for that matter...

Does that thing have caliper covers too?

Basically your argument is that you don't go over technical enough stuff with your WK2 so you don't NEED the disconnects. You have brought zero proof/basis to the table that disconnects aren't warranted on a WK2...
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Re: JKS Quicker Disconnects? or any sway disconnect for that matter...

Not sure why this guy is so heated

I started this thread simply to address this:

1) We have sway bars
2) Plain and simple, disconnecting sway bars allows more articulation which is fun for off-road shenanigans whether or not you think it's necessary
3) Was wondering if anyone was thinking about doing a quick disconnect

Didn't want this thread to become:

1) JKs vs WK2s
2) Who has more offroad street cred
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Does that thing have caliper covers too?

Basically your argument is that you don't go over technical enough stuff with your WK2 so you don't NEED the disconnects. You have brought zero proof/basis to the table that disconnects aren't warranted on a WK2...
lmao finally someone in the wk2 crowd who sees the benefit of sway bar disconnects or removing them all together. Prior to this I stood alone laughing at all the guys making arguments against taking off sway bars thinking they sounded like such Pansies.

Personally I think the wk2 makes a better prerunner/rally car than a rock crawler due to ground clearance and independent suspension.

Here is a video of me going over 70mph on dirt while driving with my left and holding my iphone over the dash with my right lol. No sway bars. I bottom out the front left at 49 seconds in which is one of the many reasons I decided to dish out $1400 for Icon Coilovers.

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