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Old 01-08-2012, 10:46 PM
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Glad to hear you're liking the bars! HUGE difference!
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:44 AM
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

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Glad to hear you're liking the bars! HUGE difference!
HUGE doesn't even begin to describe it! LOL it is great, I always had a feeling I should listen to you about this. Its still hard to believe, and it was such an easy mod for such a big improvement. One each of 15mm and 18mm socket and wrench and an extension for the ratchet and half a can of PB Blaster is all the tools necessary. The air impact helped out too though.
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Old 01-09-2012, 10:59 AM
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Yeah it's almost "too easy" for the payoff. Those bars combined with the Bilstiens changes the whole ride. It's annoying now when I ride in my wife's WK and she's weaving through the parking lot and the Jeep feels like a boat. You get used to the improvement really fast.
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Old 01-09-2012, 03:58 PM
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Certainly. I'm loving the feel! Lol its like riding a roller coaster, the vehicle doesn't lean but if you are going fast enough you will still throw stuff around.
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

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No skid plate in the way back here, but I did replace the rear end links due to one having a bad bushing. The new ones I ordered from rock auto, they appear to be the same diameter as stock but they are noticeably heavier, so I think they must be solid instead of hollow.
Could you provide me with a linky to the new rear end links you got on Rock Auto? Looks like there is about 20 to choose from with the same name and I am totally

Oh, and did you replace the front sway bar end links or were they in good shape? If I were to replace them would I need to buy two - guessing so but not sure. Here's what I'm looking at clicky.

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Could you provide me with a linky to the new rear end links you got on Rock Auto? Looks like there is about 20 to choose from with the same name and I am totally

Oh, and did you replace the front sway bar end links or were they in good shape? If I were to replace them would I need to buy two - guessing so but not sure. Here's what I'm looking at clicky.

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I couldn't get the link to work right but they are the Mevotech #K3202. Yes, you have to order 2 for both front and rear, they say "kit" in the description but they come separate, not sure what they mean by that. I reused my front links for 2 reasons, one I didn't know I had also gotten the front bar when I placed the order and 2 they seemed to be in good shape, where I could see visible deterioration of the rear bushings.

Everything is good now with the new parts and no squeaking or clunking so Im guessing its all good. I'm not 100% sure if it was the end links or the rust on the bolt, but we had to smooth off the shoulder to get it to slide through the link. Just FYI. Good luck!
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Thanks for the info Aaron, really appriciate it. Sould be able to widen the hole on the end link if required easily enough too.

Can't wait to order my overhaul. Thinking next month, hopefully install in March.
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

@TJXJWJ and 01Grand: You guys should totally do a write-up or guide of some sort detailing the benefits of why owner's should do this upgrade
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@TJXJWJ and 01Grand: You guys should totally do a write-up or guide of some sort detailing the benefits of why owner's should do this upgrade
Great minds think alike....I did quite some time ago:

Excellent: Addco Rear Sway Bar for WJ's
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Excellent: Addco Rear Sway Bar for WJ's
Well s***!, We should have one of the mod's sticky that or something so it's easy to find.
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Old 01-11-2012, 11:24 PM
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Excellent: Addco Rear Sway Bar for WJ's
This was one of the main inspirations for my suspension upgrades. This and all the ranting about how good the Bilstein shocks are lol.
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Hey Aaron I put my Addco on today....................Upside downWTF. Told ya I needed more pics
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