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New Product Announcement - Jeep JK Drag Link Flip Kit

JKS Drag Link Flip Kit - New Product Announcement 

With the popularity of the Jspec advanced geometry upgrade and Jspec J-Kontrol suspension systems, JKS Manufacturing now offers the stand alone drag link flip kit for 2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited JK vehicles (LHD only). This new kit allows lifted Jeep owners to reposition their drag link mount above the knuckle for more clearance without changing existing suspension geometry.  The drag link flip kit is comprised of 2 critical components.  First, the new drag link directly replaces the factory link and uses the factory adjusting collar and tie rod end at the pitman arm.  This installation requires drilling out the steering arm tapered hole in the passenger’s side knuckle and installing a precision machined tapered insert.  We even included a 7/8” step bit to make this process easy and not require the purchase of an expensive drill bit to complete the install.  The new insert has a knurled outer surface and has a slight interference fit making it extremely strong and eliminates any possibility of play or loosening.  The insert can also be reused in the opposite position if the Jeep ever needed to be returned to the original steering setup.  The drag link flip flattens out the steering angles when combined with the lift heights of 2” and above providing better performing, more solid steering feel over the factory setup.  To properly compliment the new steering angles provided by the drag link flip, a front track bar bracket is supplied.  The new bracket mounts to the factory track bar axle mount.  It not only adapts the factory mount for proper track bar angles, it also strengthens the factory setup by tying into the axle via a u-bolt setup integrated into the design.  The new track bar location mimics the drag link angle perfectly and eliminates bump steer.  

In order to accommodate these 2 new components, 3” tall front aluminum bump stop extensions necessary to provide the proper clearance at full bump.  If the current suspension setup on the JK being upgraded does not have 3” extensions, the new JKS1130 can be purchased separately to ensure proper clearance at full bump.  This new 3” extension kit is another component of the JSPEC Advanced Geometry Upgrade kit.  The 1 piece, fully machine aluminum extensions bolt directly to the lower front coil seats with the provided hardware.  While designed to work with these JK-specific kits, the JKS1130 3” bump stop extensions can be used on the front of TJ (TJ rear too), XJ, MJ, and ZJ applications as well as many custom applications.

JKS1210 Important Notes:

-          For use on LHD JK models with at least 2” of suspension lift

-          Requires 3” of front bump stop extension – JKS1130 available separately

-          Should not be combined with other track bar relocation system

-          Can be used with factory replacement adjustable track bars

-          To be used with factory pitman arm for proper geometry

 

JKS J-Cal Programmer for Jeep JK JKS Flex Connect  JKS Flex Connect
PN.1210 - Click to View High-Res Image  PN.1210 - Click to View High-Res Image  PN.1130 - Click to View High-Res Image 

VEHICLE FITMENT

2007-2016 Jeep Wrangler/Wrangler Unlimited JK (LHD)

*non-Rubicon and Rubicon models

PRODUCTS

PN.1210 Jeep JK Drag Link Flip Kit (LHD only)  [BUY NOW]

PN.1130 3'' Bump Stop Extension Kit [BUY NOW]

ABOUT JKS
Since 1989, JKS Manufacturing has developed some of the most widely used and respected products for Jeep vehicles in the off-road industry. From the original Quick Disconnect™ brand of quick-release swaybar disconnect systems, to the innovative ACOS Pro™ variable height coil spring spacer with integrated bump shock, JKS® only manufactures products that provide unquestionable benefits to vehicle performance. It's no coincidence that those who know Jeep performance best choose JKS products for their own vehicles.

MEDIA CONTACT
JKS Manufacturing | 517-278-1226 | marketing@jksmfg.com

  • Posted on   10/07/15 at 03:36:58 PM   by Carter  | 
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