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What is your plan for a rear sway bar?
I'll be installing an antirock rear swaybar. https://www.rockjock4x4.com/CE-9900TJR. I spoke with Blaine and he told me that while the arms may need a bit of modification when I outboard it will ultimately work nicely together.

The decision to add a rear antirock to the mix was done because in order to cut the upper mounts off the rear axle the OEM brackets had to move also. I was actually planning on running the stock one. As @Midnight LJR would say.... While it's apart I might as well.....
 

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I'll be installing an antirock rear swaybar. https://www.rockjock4x4.com/CE-9900TJR. I spoke with Blaine and he told me that while the arms may need a bit of modification when I outboard it will ultimately work nicely together.

The decision to add a rear antirock to the mix was done because in order to cut the upper mounts off the rear axle the OEM brackets had to move also. I was actually planning on running the stock one. As @Midnight LJR would say.... While it's apart I might as well.....
I am glad my ways are rubbing off on you. 😉
 

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I'll be installing an antirock rear swaybar. https://www.rockjock4x4.com/CE-9900TJR. I spoke with Blaine and he told me that while the arms may need a bit of modification when I outboard it will ultimately work nicely together.

The decision to add a rear antirock to the mix was done because in order to cut the upper mounts off the rear axle the OEM brackets had to move also. I was actually planning on running the stock one. As @Midnight LJR would say.... While it's apart I might as well.....
Behind the axle or in front?

I could see having to redo the axle bracket once you out board your rear shocks.
 

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Your using it wrong. It SAVES you money because you don’t have to take it apart twice. 😉
It saves me TIME, not money...My wife just rolls her eyes at me when I say it. The RV generator, which I pulled to bring home and see why it didn't start turned into a 1000 dollar rebuild, because, while it was out, I should probably replace the leaky seals, and If its this far apart, I might as well hone the cylinder walls, OH SNAP...this bearing has funny wear...better replace them all.
 

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I'll be installing an antirock rear swaybar. https://www.rockjock4x4.com/CE-9900TJR. I spoke with Blaine and he told me that while the arms may need a bit of modification when I outboard it will ultimately work nicely together.

The decision to add a rear antirock to the mix was done because in order to cut the upper mounts off the rear axle the OEM brackets had to move also. I was actually planning on running the stock one. As @Midnight LJR would say.... While it's apart I might as well.....
That can also be read as while your wallet is open turn it upside down and dump the contents out. 🤣
 
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Spring perches are 75% cut off (Back side of drivers side welds not cut yet). I figure the air hammer is a bit much with the kids sleeping.

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I still need to install the Wizard Brackets, new rear bump stops, and the extended rear brake line (ordered) before I can take it for a spin.

My current thought is to hold off installing the rear antirock until after the outboard is completed. Unless I guess correctly on placement the lower weld on tab would need to move and I don't feel like grinding it off just so I have it for one run.
 

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Spring perches are 75% cut off (Back side of drivers side welds not cut yet). I figure the air hammer is a bit much with the kids sleeping.

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I still need to install the Wizard Brackets, new rear bump stops, and the extended rear brake line (ordered) before I can take it for a spin.

My current thought is to hold off installing the rear antirock until after the outboard is completed. Unless I guess correctly on placement the lower weld on tab would need to move and I don't feel like grinding it off just so I have it for one run.
Youre kicking ass on this! I would think you are fine without a rear bar for one trail run.

Edit: People with front discos only run one bar!
 
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Youre kicking ass on this! I would think you are fine without a rear bar for one trail run.

Edit: People with front discos only run one bar!
I don't think it will be the end of the world. It would have been fun to teat the midarm pre outboard with the antirock so I can see if I felt a difference with the fox shocks but o well.

On a side note.... do these parking brake pads look toast? (I know if I need to ask likely yes 🤣) I've never replaced them and they look fairly thin. The parking brake hasn't been holding great.
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I don't think it will be the end of the world. It would have been fun to teat the midarm pre outboard with the antirock so I can see if I felt a difference with the fox shocks but o well.

On a side note.... do these parking brake pads look toast? (I know if I need to ask likely yes 🤣) I've never replaced them and they look fairly thin. The parking brake hasn't been holding great. View attachment 173362
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They look like they still have some life on them but since you have a part you might as well…
 

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Those park brake shoes look fine. Take some emery cloth to the lining to clean them up with some brake cleaner and tighten the adjusters. Turn them until you get a slight drag.