Looking for thoughts and opinions on the Antirock


Brianj5600

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Why did you outboard?

To get lower shocks mounts up behind the axle instead of hanging well below the axle. Some trails don't give you options for different lines. Sometimes backing up resulted beating up the shock. I decided to buy more expensive shocks and didn't want to beat them up.
 
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This is what mine looked like.

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Which was always getting hung up and beat up.
 
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On that note, combined with my outboard tuned shocks, the SwayLOC, and the PSC, I have noticed that huge crosswinds on the highway that used to blow my rig around at high speeds no longer seem to have much effect. This has made the vehicle entirely different to drive on the highway. Whereas once I hated highway trips in the TJ, now I love them.
I think people (myself included) tend forget that our vehicles are really a series of systems working together and focus too much on replacing a single part to solve an issue.

When I was experiencing death wobble I found a lot of posts that said to replace the stabilizer or the tires, etc. But what I found was that most of my steering components had worn bushings and I had to replace multiple part in that system to solve the problem.

Since starting this thread I’ve replaced a few things within a few days of each other, so I got to see how each made an effect on there own.
After I installed new ranch shocks I wasn’t happy with the ride (too soft). I assumed the shocks were the problem.
Disconnected the sway bar and ride and handling was better (to me). Installed new sway bar and improved the ride and control but was still riding a little soft.
Then, I replaced the springs and boom. No more soft feeling in the ride. Major improvement in ride and handling.

Now, I’m waiting for my rear sway links to be delivered so I can install the “new to me” stock rear sway bar. I’ve got no doubt that I’m going to note another step of noticeable improvement.
 
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No to both. I do not have tuned shocks yet. Soon though. I run a stock sway bar. I have no complains of body roll on road. I am just exploring options on a solution for off road.
what changes in a shock tune between the two aftermarket sway bars?
The Fox LSC do work for REAL. I use three different settings according to the terrain. My rig is a trailer queen so rarely sees asphalt, usually from the trailer to the trail. So, on the street, I will run up to "9" clicks clockwise. On fire roads/dirtroads, I will drop to 5 (maybe 6 rear/7 front on windy dirt roads), hit the rocks and usually down to "1". I am still experimenting on the street. The off road seems pretty dialed in. I am running a Ant-rock. The last trip out, I "clicked" up higher only becuase it crossed my mind when installing the Antirock. It seemed to be just like the old OE swaybar really, no passenger screaming or input, so that was good.
 

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The Fox LSC do work for REAL. I use three different settings according to the terrain. My rig is a trailer queen so rarely sees asphalt, usually from the trailer to the trail. So, on the street, I will run up to "9" clicks clockwise. On fire roads/dirtroads, I will drop to 5 (maybe 6 rear/7 front on windy dirt roads), hit the rocks and usually down to "1". I am still experimenting on the street. The off road seems pretty dialed in. I am running a Ant-rock. The last trip out, I "clicked" up higher only becuase it crossed my mind when installing the Antirock. It seemed to be just like the old OE swaybar really, no passenger screaming or input, so that was good.
Just curious, how heavy is your rig?
 

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To get lower shocks mounts up behind the axle instead of hanging well below the axle. Some trails don't give you options for different lines. Sometimes backing up resulted beating up the shock. I decided to buy more expensive shocks and didn't want to beat them up.
That's the only reason?