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1st post! I recently purchased my 1st commander (fan girling for years). I’ve gotten myself in a position financially where I can take the commander make it a weekend driver and trail rig. It has a spacer lift currently, but I’m pulling it off and going to install an OME HD. I’ve ordered the full deluxe kit from RRO to include UCA’s, shocks, springs, struts, ect. My question is: while I have it broke down anyway and there any other components I should go ahead and change? I’ve got roters and brakes already on standby, but I’m referring to suspension or driveline components that are likely or prone to fail. The Jeep is a 2010 with 118,000. I’ve got around $1k set aside just for these parts. Thanks
 

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Sounds like you have a nice plan for your rig. Are you planning to upgrade your tires also?
Yes and no. It current has 275 65 18 on a stock chrome skinned commander wheels. I plan to ditch those for a set of Rubicon take offs and end up with 265 70 17 or so
 

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What about the adjustable sway bars, track bar and stabilizer bars. How important are they? Is swapping the bushings on these parts sufficient for trail riding?
 

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I would replace the upper a-arms with Rocky Road Outfitters or JBA Offroad’s to fix the upper ball joint angle. But it is easy for me to spend your money 😄
 

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I would replace the upper a-arms with Rocky Road Outfitters or JBA Offroad’s to fix the upper ball joint angle. But it is easy for me to spend your money 😄
I ordered the UCA’s with the kit
 

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I ordered the UCA’s with the kit
@Knock; Welcome to the forum.

I'd suggest checking your Front Lower control arm bushings for play/slop.

If they are mushy and have a lot of slop, you might consider replacing your front lower control arms as well.

I replaced my stock Front LCA's with a new set of Moog Front Lower control arms, when I upgraded to the 4 inch Superlift at my mechanic's recommendation. He said the front LCA bushings were shot.
 

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Thanks for the feedback and the welcome. I’m considering just swapping out every bushing sway, control and LCA both front and back; along with the coil spring isolators.
 

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Thanks for the feedback and the welcome. I’m considering just swapping out every bushing sway, control and LCA both front and back; along with the coil spring isolators.
Sounds good. Take some before & after pics if you can.
 
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