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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

How much does an Addco Sway Bar usually cost? From that post on WJ Jeeps stating a 700% improvement sounds oh so appealing

Has anyone drilled into the front Addco bars like WJ Jeeps mentioned so grease can pass through them?
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

The rear is about $150 now from Summit Racing minus the greaseable bushings. You can pick those up at your local Advance auto for about $25. The front bar is $250 Just drill through the saddle and bushing together before you put them on the bar then tap the saddle for a grease fitting. Shouldn't be too bad. You'll have to check with Aaron about what bushing Addco uses in the front. If they use an OE rubber bushing you don't need to worry about it. If it's a poly bushing I'd probably do it though.
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

Not bad at all, I just might have to look into it. I'm sure both sway bars combined with excellent shocks like Bilstein would make an exceptional improvement in ride quality.
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

I'm not sure what kind of bushing it was, I guess I didn't pay too much attention. I did brush on some grease before installing it, and no sqeaks yet. Also note that the front bar comes with new bushings, but the old bracket is used. The rear whether using addco or energy bushings also come with new brackets, FWIW.

And yes, the ride qaulity improvement with addcos and bilsteins is excellent!
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

It's a VERY hard poly bushing and it does squeak like a motel bed. I applied a coat of GREEN grease when I installed and it lasted quite awhile before it started squeaking. I then drilled and tapped the saddle and through the bushing and tapped for a grease fitting.

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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

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Sounds like my bed!

You are correct now that I think about it, it was very hard to get around the bar. If it starts squeaking again I'm gonna have to pull off the skid plate again to get to it... Too bad my power steering leak didn't hit those bolts lol
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

hahahah....yeah it never works that way where the oil leak is actually beneficial...
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

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hahahah....yeah it never works that way where the oil leak is actually beneficial...
Tell me about it! Try removing an oil filter that is soaked in steering fluid. Thats why I started using K&N, wrenches off fine every time!
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Re: Addcos? Who needs em? (Aaron's attempt at a suspension upgrade thread)

I know WJ Jeeps says that Kolak at Aol dot com has some good prices on the sway bar but does this guy have a website or anything? I'm not too big on sellers who operate strictly through an e-mail even though I've heard many people praise his service.

Where did you guys order your sway bars from?
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Got mine from Nick (Kolak) no issues what so ever.

He just purchased a domain name recently but no website as of yet....

Good guy - I do not have anything bad to say about him. Recently purchased replacement PRECATS for my exchange to resolve a Check engine light issue...
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Mine came from Santa lol. My parents ordered them from jegs.com
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