Thursday, February 18, 2016

WJ :: Front End Steering and Suspension

Updated Front End Steering and Suspension map for the Jeep WJ




Steering Parts List.  Please remember, I'm only naming/linking to items I've personally used or that come HIGHLY recommended from the WJ / Jeep Community.

I'm breaking "tie-rods" in to two sections - Tie Rod and Drag Link

:: TIE ROD outlined in blue
  (Lower steering link from tire to tire) One Sleeve, 2 ends.
   > END- Lower Passenger side
        Moog ES3472 Tie Rod End
   > END- Lower Driver side
       Moog ES3473 Tie Rod End
   > SLEEVE - lower tire to tire
       Moog DS1452S Tie Rod Sleeve

:: DRAG LINK outlined in purple
  (upper steering link from pitman arm to passenger side) One Sleeve, 2 ends.
   > END- Upper Passenger side
      Moog ES3474 Tie Rod End
   > END- Upper Driver side @ pitman arm
      Moog ES3475 Tie Rod End
   > SLEEVE - Drag link pitman arm to passenger tire
      Moog DS1453S Drag Link Sleeve

:: Wheel Bearing / Hub Assembly (you need 2)
   > Front (driver/passenger)
      Moog 513159 Wheel Bearing / Hub

:: Ball Joints (you need 4 joints total. 1 upper, 1 lower for each side)
   > Front Upper - Moog K3134T Ball Joint x2
   > Front Lower - Moog K3185 Ball Joint x2

:: Steering Stabilizer (the cure to all death wobble, jk...relax)
   > Stabilizer - Moog SSD107

As for Track Bar and Sway Bar Disconnects, items I have installed in the picture are:

:: Track Bar outlined in green
    > JKS Track Bar (0 lift - 6" lift)
       JKS OGS127 Front Adj Track Bar - WJ

:: Sway Bar Link / Disconnects outlined in yellow
    > JKS WJ Disco 0-3.5" lift
       JKS 3100 OE Replacement Front Swaybar Quicker Disconnect

    > JKS WJ Disco 4"-6" lift
       JKS 3104 Front Swaybar Quicker Disconnect 

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