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Aluminum Control Arms, Double Adjustable, TJ/LJ/XJ Upper Front

Rating:
92% of 100
Product ID: 7056
The MetalCloak TJ/LJ/XJ Upper Front Double Adjustable Aluminum Control Arms provide a rugged option for TJ/LJ owners who are looking for more precision in their control arm lengths.

Manufactured out of solid 1½" Extruded Aircraft Grade Aluminum Hex Bar, the control arms are not only prepared to take any off-road abuse, providing more material between the OD and the ID vs. other aluminum control arms on the market, but the Hex Bar configuration makes them incredibly easy to adjust.
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Availability: Usually Ships in 1 Week
Price As Configured:
$289.00
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MetalCloak's Jeep TJ Wrangler Game-Changer Suspension is the proven leader among production suspension systems.

Who Is MetalCloak?

MetalCloak creates Game-Changing Products for the Off Road Enthusiast.

Duroflex 101

This short video covers what you need to know about the basics of the Duroflex Joint. How it should be used and what to expect when using it.

THE TECH

DOUBLE ADJUSTABLE ALUMINUM LOWER CONTROL ARMS

The Double Adjustable Control Arm for the TJ/LJ Upper Front are aluminum short arms designed to accept Duroflex Joints at each end.
  • Right Hand and Left Hand Duroflex Joints
  • Aircraft Grade Aluminum Hex Stock
  • Easy to Adjust
  • Added Material for Additional Strength
  • Standard Length - 15.125"
  • Minimum Length - 14.5"
  • Maximum Length - 16.125"
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Q: WHAT IF A CLEVITE JOINT MET A FLEX JOINT IN A BAR...

A: You'd have the key to the MetalCloak Control Arms, the Patented Duroflex Joint ( metalcloakpatents.com)

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MetalCloak has taken the best features of the most widely used control arm joints and combined those features to create the Duroflex Joint, producing a Low-Maintenance, High-Misalignment (34°), Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.

OEM Style Clevite Joint Typical Flex Joint MetalCloak Duroflex Joint
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused at Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
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THE DUROFLEX JOINT PROVIDES THE BEST RIDE. PERIOD.
Duroflex Kevlar Bushing The MetalCloak Kevlar® bushings can be identified by the M located on the surface.

DuPont™ Kevlar® continues to take on new challenges, their scientists are continuously innovating and working on a range of new opportunities through collaborations with communities, industrial manufacturers, and governments. Together we’re bringing the strength, durability and performance of Kevlar® to new frontiers. Kevlar® aramid fiber is pushing boundaries and defying obstacles every day.

High Vibration Dampening & Self Centering...

Made of a Proprietary Rubber Compound, the High Vibration Dampening and Self-Centering characteristics of the Duroflex Joint means you will always get...

  • The best ride quality
  • No binding of your control arms.
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints

Standard Tube FEnder Clearance
Standard Tube FEnder Clearance

High Misalignment...

By adapting the High Transverse Flex characteristics of a typical Flex Joint, the Duroflex Joint gives you...

  • Over 34° of Misalignment
  • Over 68° per Control Arm

Absorbs Micro-Movements...

Because the Duroflex Bushing absorbs the millions of Rotational Micro-Movements found in your daily driving, you get...

  • Improved Ride Quality
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints
Standard Tube FEnder Clearance
Standard Tube FEnder Clearance

True Bearing Surface...

The outer surface of the Duroflex Bushing acts as a bearing, breaking free when called for, giving you...

  • Maximum Rotation & Articulation
  • No "Binding Up" of the Control Arms

Low Maintenance & Rebuildable...

Unlike typical Flex Joints, the Duroflex does not require replacing key parts every year like others...

But, when you do need to rebuild it, it is MetalCloak Easy!

Just pull out the Duroflex Bushing, clean it up, add some new Teflon impregnated, synthetic silicone grease. Reassemble.

Done.

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DEGREES OF ARTICULATION...

MetalCloak's Duroflex Joint provides 28° more articulation and flex than typical control arms!

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CONTROL ARM SPECIFICATIONS:

OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint

Note: These Control Arm Specifications are Just Starting Points. ALL JEEPS ARE DIFFERENT. MetalCloak Recommends Seeing a Suspension Specialist for Correct Control Arm Lengths For YOUR Jeep.

TJ Wrangler Upper Front

  • 1.5" Hex Aircraft Grade Aluminum
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Gold Zinc Plate
  • Duroflex Joint at Both Ends
TJ Control Arm Specs
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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

SHIPPING & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
ItemsMaterials
Control Arms 1 1/2" Aluminum Hex Bar
Duroflex Bushing Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber
Total Weight 15 lbs
Available in Raw? Yes - Hex Bar
Available in Zinc? Yes
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
INSTALLATION
Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 - 2 Hours
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
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Rating:
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(C) Copyright 2019, Armored Works, LLC - All Rights Reserved. Jeep is a trademark and service mark owned by Fiat Chrysler America. Products sold on this website are intended for Off Road Use Only.