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Control Arms, JL Wrangler, Lower Front

The MetalCloak Jeep JL Wrangler Lower Front Control Arms are specifically engineered for the Jeep JL Wrangler and deliver all the flex with the smoothest ride.

Equipped with the new standard in performance, the MetalCloak Duroflex self-centering composite bushings (metalcloakpatents.com) provide a combined misalignment of 68 degrees.

Now made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber - the first suspension components manufactured with Kevlar® for industry leading durability.

All parts are treated with Gold Zinc Chromate for the ultimate in defense against the elements and a signature look.

The easy to install JL Lower Front Control Arm Kit includes:
  • Left & Right Side (Driver & Passenger)
  • 2 Lower adjustable front control arms
  • 4 Duroflex spherical joints
  • 2 Lock nuts
  • 8 Retainer Washers
  • 8 C clips
All control arms come assembled and ready to be measured for length and installed.

$335.00
Availability: Usually Ships in 1 to 2 Weeks
Product Code: 7601

DUROFLEX 101-EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE DUROFLEX JOINT

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HIGH MISALIGNMENT WITH THE DAMPENING OF RUBBER FOR THE MOST FLEX AND SMOOTHEST RIDE
The Duroflex™ Joint (MetalcloakPatents.com) is essential for getting the greatest flex with an incredibly smooth ride that handles great. There is no substitute.
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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.

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

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.

Standard Tube FEnder Clearance
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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

Front Control Arms Rear Control Arms
Castor Angle Lower Upper Lower Upper
JL Factory Control Arms Stock 24" 20 1/4" 20" 17 1/2"
JL MetalCloak 3.5" Lift 5 Degrees 24" 19 3/4" 20 1/8" 17 1/2"

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.

JL Wrangler Lower Front
(SKU #7601)

  • CNC Formed
  • 3/16" Wall DOM Steel
  • 1.5" OD
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Gold Zinc Plate
  • Duroflex Joint at Both Ends
7601 Specifications
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SHIPPING & MATERIAL SPECIFICATIONS
Items Materials
Control Arms 1 1/2" .187 DOM Steel Tubing
Duroflex Joint Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber
Total Weight 20 lbs
Available in Gold Zinc? Yes
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INSTALLATION
Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 Hour
OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS:

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OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint
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