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ATS Stabilizer Install

b2ap3_thumbnail_Fox-ATS-Stabilizer.jpgThe 4x4Wire JK recently underwent a slight transformation - from stock to gears, lockers, and lift. That change included new (larger) tires.  And, that resulted in a “bump steer” issue that has now been corrected.

The ultimate solution is the ATS Stabilizer from Fox.  While the Fox ATS Stabilizer is designed to be a direct replacement with a factory suspension, the 4x4Wire JK does have an aftermarket suspension which does entail a little more than just bolting it on.  Installation was quick with little in the way of problems.

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1999-2004 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE WJ DUAL STEERING STABILIZER KIT

BDS Steering StabilizerColdwater, MI—March 1, 2013 — BDS Suspension now offers dual steering stabilizer kits for the 1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee WJ.

The WJ has proven itself to be a capable vehicle off-road, however the front steering design is inherent to front end "wheel shimmy" issues at stock height or lifted. This new BDS dual steering stabilizer kit is designed to control front end feedback and improve drivability for both stock and lifted applications.

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RUGGED RIDGE DEVELOPS ALL TERRAIN MODULAR STEEL BUMPER SYSTEM JK WRANGLER

Rugged Ridge Modular BumperNew, More Affordable Bumper System Offered for '07-'13 Jeep JK Wrangler In Response To Customer Feedback

Suwanee, Ga. (March 5, 2013) – Following the successful introduction of its XHD Modular Aluminum Bumper System, Rugged Ridge today announced it has developed an All Terrain Modular Bumper System made from steel for 2007-2013 Jeep JK Wrangler.

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Looking out the rear view mirror

b2ap3_thumbnail_yj-mirror.jpgThe Jeep is 1994 vintage and does show signs of many a mile.  While '94 is young for a Jeep, there are many things that do wear.  One such item has become an annoyance and needed attention - rear view mirrors.  The stock Jeep mirrors are on swivel ball joints.  Over time, these have loosened to the point they do not stay in position.

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Steering - bump steer after a lift

The 4x4Wire JK recently underwent a slight transformation - from stock to gears, lockers, and lift. That change included new (larger) tires. But, that change did not include replacing the steering damper. Extended road driving pointed out the need to upgrade the steering damper in order to reduce vibration caused by the larger tires on certain sections of road.

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