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Old December 6th, 2017, 11:46
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Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Edit: I'm talking about the skyjacker mid arm. sorry!! Hey everyone, recently completed a Dana 44 swap into my MJ - I'll take some pics and upload them if anyone would like to see. However, I would like some longer control arms and was wondering if anyone had heard any negatives on this kit? I'm not sure about anything of it really, how long the arms are, etc. I'm not really into the long arm kits, and would prefer short arms, but I was thinking about drop brackets, but then saw these kits. Does anyone have one that they would sell, or at least give measurements off of so I can start looking?
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Old December 6th, 2017, 14:04
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Heck yes, upload away!

Are you talking about this? Looks like glorified drop brackets for a ton of cash.....

https://skyjacker.com/shop/suspensio...#configuration

For that money, I'd go long arms and definitely not Skyjacker.

Personally I wouldn't go drop brackets for a rig that I wheel. It's not that they are terrible but I'd rather have a solid 3 link. Pavement princess drop brackets are more than fine.

Really depends on what function you are looking to accomplish.
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Old December 6th, 2017, 15:10
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Yes, I don't think I'll be able to fit legit long arms due to my custom axle and mounts, and I don't like how long they hang down. I'd like to do the mid arm, as I'm worried of maxing out my control arms at 4.5" and it limits my down travel a lot, but I thought drop brackets would suck too. It's tough. They seem better than nothing!
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Old December 6th, 2017, 15:11
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

And I'm talking about this for reference:
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Old December 6th, 2017, 15:14
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

So that kit, if you can find one, has some of the best performing (read, this does not mean big flex) characteristics you will come up with.

They are also hard to actually get, as Skyjacker does not appear to sell it anymore and hasn't in a long time.
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Old December 6th, 2017, 15:50
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Gothca, was thrown off because as Cal said they don't have it listed as a product on their website, but Jegs has it for sale, so..... guess they still make it. At $2,400 though seems like a lot of coin for what it is, but I honestly don't know enough about it.

Found these on an older threads

http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=1040520

http://www.naxja.org/forum/showthread.php?t=27336
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Old December 6th, 2017, 15:52
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Jegs and Summit often keep something listed for a long time after it is discontinued. When you try to actually order it they'll discover they can't get it anymore and take it down.
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Old December 6th, 2017, 16:58
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Yep, so I'm on the lookout. They're actually reasonably priced when used the issue is just finding one. Good to know cal - I'm glad they handle well.
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Old December 6th, 2017, 18:08
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Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

I had an xj with drop brackets and was more than happy with it, I'm not a hard core wheeler tho. my mj has the rock crawler 3 link with high clearance arms, and I've yet to have an issue offroad. they no longer make that kit tho. I've always liked the synergy offroad setup. when I first got this rig 6 or 7 years ago I was actually looking at the skyjacker kit and it was hard to find. I think just the cradle was $800.

perhaps you can find a bracket you like and have some lower control arms bent up to give you a little more room

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Old December 6th, 2017, 19:52
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Hey Cody,
That's the plan. I would like to just have the crossmember/girdle whatever you'd like to call it. I have a new axle in the front, and need to push the axle forward in order to clear, and would have to make new control arms anyways. Do you have any pictures of your 3 link?
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Old December 6th, 2017, 20:05
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Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

that seems to be the only one during install that I could find in the build thread. my passenger side rubber bushing has worn out, and I can't get ahold of rock krawler to find out what size/I'm to lazy to drop it and look. other than that no problems with it.



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Old December 7th, 2017, 18:18
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

Very cool. Still on the hunt for some skyjacker mid arms.
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Old December 7th, 2017, 19:44
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

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I've always liked the synergy offroad setup.
Synergy discontinued their brackets

StinkyFab is looking into making similar ones I believe
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Old December 7th, 2017, 21:07
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

I had the rockready mid arms on my old 91. Loved them. I sold that Jeep with the suspension. It has since been swapped into a 97 with a 9” and 44, and working well. I liked it so much I am modding some RE drop brackets to mimic the geometry. The lower arm is 4” longer that stock.
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Re: Rock Krawler Mid Arm?

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Yes, I don't think I'll be able to fit legit long arms due to my custom axle and mounts, and I don't like how long they hang down. I'd like to do the mid arm, as I'm worried of maxing out my control arms at 4.5" and it limits my down travel a lot, but I thought drop brackets would suck too. It's tough. They seem better than nothing!
Without seeing what you've done as far as brackets, it's hard to say what will work for you.
What are you're aversions to long arms?
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