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JKS Rear Sway Bar Quick Disconnects

I finally got around to installing the quick disconnects on Friday. I was able to take a few pictures during the install since some of adam's were a little blury. His instructions were great however the sizes he stated were wrong, well at least the were for my year Commander. Both the upper and lower bolts for the stock sway bar were 18 mm. Not 17 mm for the top and 3/4 for the bottom like stated. Anyways, the install went smooth and the results are amazing!

Picture of stock sway bar end link.
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New JKS Quick Disconnects.
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Old vs. New
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Old end link off.
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lower end of disconnect installed on sway bar.
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Qick Disconnect installed.
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Just a little Flex.
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That is great ,,, well done

in this pic, was the link disconnected? or set to longer length?





Was there any rubbing in the other pushed tire?

Any tension on the break lines?
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Looking Good, Bro! How do you keep the sway bar out of the way when it's disconnected? Thanks for the write up and pics!

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07 is correct on the size of the bolts I didn't have the right metric sockets for my 1/2" drive so I just had to assume based on the sockets I did have. Great pics, Is that the point where your rear tire lost traction?

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That is great ,,, well done

in this pic, was the link disconnected? or set to longer length?





Was there any rubbing in the other pushed tire?

Any tension on the break lines?
The link was disconnected at the time of the picture. There was no rubbing on the other tire. As for the break lines there was no tension.




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Looking Good, Bro! How do you keep the sway bar out of the way when it's disconnected? Thanks for the write up and pics!

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Im really not sure how to keep it out of the way. Haha. Adam mentioned using a bungie or something. When i disconnected mine i just pushed them forward and they stayed where they were at due to the tension of the top bolt holding them in. I assume they would stay there while off roading.




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07 is correct on the size of the bolts I didn't have the right metric sockets for my 1/2" drive so I just had to assume based on the sockets I did have. Great pics, Is that the point where your rear tire lost traction?
No that wasn't the point where it lost traction. The tree stump was not big enough to flex all the way out. I cound not find anything larger in the yard to flex on.




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It would be very good if you can manage to get some pics to show how to disconnect the links.

How much you payed for it?
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If you look at the 6th Picture, you just pull the pin on the bottom of the Quick disconnect and thats it. Very Easy. I paid $130.




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