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JK Wrangler Lock-N-Load Long Arm Compound Suspension, 4.5"/5.5", Rocksport L/T Edition

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Product ID: 7235*
The JK Wrangler Lock-N-Load Long Arm Compound Suspension, Rocksport LT Edition is the first Long Arm system that provides a bind-free bolt-on front radius arm using the Lock-N-Load control arm, and takes advantage of the outstanding control arm geometry proven by the Patent Pending DB3 Rear Geometry correction brackets ([more...]

Our Patented Lock-N-Load Radius Long Arm eliminates bushing bind and is strategically matched to our exclusive DB3 drop brackets. Combined with True Dual Rate™ Coils, Durotrak™ Track Bars and the revolutionary Duroflex™ Joint, Rocksport Long Travel (LT) Shocks and you have a system that is not only a great performer but a great value too. (

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

Highlighted system features are:
  • Front Lock-N-Load™ Radius Long Arm
  • DB3 Rear Geometry Correction Brackets
  • High-Misalignment Vibration Dampening Duroflex™ Control Arms
  • Front and Rear Durotrak™ Bushing equipped track bars
  • Rear Coil Alignment Retainers
  • True Dual Rate™ Coils
  • HD Hi-Steer Kit
  • Long Travel (LT) Rocksport Shocks
BTW, this system also out performs most other long-arm kits in travel, articulation and flex with the smoothest and most predictable ride on or off-road at with less overall modification.

Note: Front and Rear driveshafts required.

Note: All 2012+ JK Wrangler will require exhaust spacers (7078) for clearance for the front drive shaft.

Note: We Recommend You Have a Suspension Specialist Align Your Jeep Once a MetalCloak Suspension is Installed.

Note: MetalCloak does not recommend powder coating your True Dual Rate Coils. See instructions for details.[less...]
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JK Wrangler Lock-N-Load Long Arm Compound Suspension, 4.5"/5.5", Rocksport L/T Edition  
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MetalCloak's Jeep JK 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.

Coil Springs 101

This short video covers what you need to know about the basics of Single Linear Rate Coil Springs and MetalCloak's True Dual Rate Coils. How Linear Coil Springs and MetalCloak's True Dual Rate Coils work and what to expect when using them.

Durotrack Bushing

This short video covers what you need to know about the Durotrak Bushing. The Patented Durotrak™ Bushing ( is a bushing made with a proprietary rubber compound unique to MetalCloak.

Rear Correction Bracket "DB3"

The "DB3" re-positions the rear control arms to operate within a corrected radius. This system drastically reduces bump-steer on lifted Jeeps and provides the best control arm geometry available, period. This is only available from MetalCloak.


The MetalCloak Lock-n-Load Control Arm is precision engineered for all the flex and the smoothest ride. Equipped with the all MetalCloak Duroflex self-centering composite bushings.



It’s not just a shock, it is a piece in a tuned system. This is not a typical bolt on shock. RockSport LT shocks are valved and specifically tuned to work with MetalCloak True Dual-Rate Coils.

MetalCloak has refined the RockSport LT Shocks compression and dampening to provide stable, yet compliant manners for daily driving and also in situations where Long Travel articulation is needed to keep the tires planted on the ground.

RockSport LT Front Shock Length:

  • Extended Length: 29.7"
  • Collapsed Length: 17.3"
RockSport LT Rear Shock Length:
  • Extended Length: 27.8"
  • Collapsed Length: 16.8"
MetalCloak Rocksport Shocks

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Duroflex Control Arms Articulation
Lower Front Control Arms

Engineered for ultimate clearance including both Up & Down travel under your JK Wrangler.

The beefy Long Arms also aid to the protect the vital components of the under carriage.

Allows maximum up and down wheel travel while keeping the pinion angle in check.

Has unparalleled on-road handling characteristics that some say are unprecedented in a suspension system.

MetalCloaks Lock-N-Load Radius Arm system removes the most common problem that causes more long term damage to bushings and axles... BIND.

Standard Tube FEnder Clearance
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The Front Radius Arms easily mount to these bolt on brackets - designed for clearance and provide the perfect deflection angle for avoiding hang-ups on the trail.

Simple installation with no welding required.

  • 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
  • Signature Gold Zinc Chromate (video)
Made strong and made to last!

NOTE: Kit includes an optional weld-in frame sleeve for extra strength.

Duroflex Control Arms Articulation

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Rear Control Arm Drop Bracket on Jeep

Why the DB3 is not your Typical Long Arm...

MetalCloak's Patent Pending "DB3" Rear Control Arm Correction Kit ( is the only solution to lift a Jeep JK Wrangler over 4.5 inches without cutting off the factory brackets and other costly modifications. This product corrects the geometry of the control arms to enable the full use of up and down travel.

The entire bracket assembly is welded together for incredible strength, has built in approach skids, and all surfaces are angled to keep from catching on obsticles. Installs into factory locations that bolt it securely in place.

Typical Rear Long Arms historically have to deal with frame interference and other problems that the DB3 avoids. Period.

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Adding this system improves rear control arm geometry and adjusts rear axle caster for lifted JK Wranglers. The flatter the control arms are the better; the benefits are immediately felt with a smoother ride and stable handling as the roll center has been adjusted. Braking performance also improves maximizing safety along with the comfort and performance of your Jeep JK Wrangler.

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Typical Rear Long Arm Vs DB3 Drop Bracket - At Ride Hieght

The DB3 provides better control arm geometry than a any rear long arm available and is tucked close to the rear tire to give you an advantage in approach angle over rear long arm set ups.

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Typical Rear Long Arm Vs DB3 Drop Bracket - At Full Droop

When articulated, rear long arms can drag and catch on obstacles that can get you stuck; eliminate this problem with the DB3 and get even better control arm geometry.

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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.
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The Patented Duroflex Joint ( is the key to getting the greatest flex in a
JK Wrangler bolt-on suspension kit. Period.

OEM Clevite and Typical Flex Joint is the Duroflex Joint

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

Duroflex Control Arms Articulation Low ARticulation Joints.
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JK Wrangler Lower Rear
(SKU #7003)

  • CNC Machined
  • 3/16" Wall DOM Steel
  • 1.5" OD
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Gold Zinc Plate
  • Duroflex Joint at Both Ends
  • Lengthened 5/8" for Best Axle Position

7003 Specifications

7004 Specifications

JK Wrangler Upper Rear
(SKU #7004)

  • CNC Formed
  • 3/16" Wall DOM Steel
  • 1.5" OD
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Designed for Oversize Tire Clearance
  • Gold Zinc Plate
  • Duroflex Joint at Both Ends
  • Lengthened for Best Axle Position
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MetalCloak JK Wrangler True Dual Rate™ Coils have one of the longest free length in the industry for greater articulation without sacrificing the OEM ride quality.

Without the advantage of the Dual Rate Design, the required Spring Rate would be too low and "squishy" -- just loading your Jeep up with supplies would affect ride height and quality.

Understanding Dual Rate Coils
JK Wrangler 5.5" True Dual Rate™ Coils, 2 Door Front JK Wrangler 5.5" True Dual Rate™ Coils, 4 Door Front
SS-2038 SS-2040
JK Wrangler 5.5" True Dual Rate™ Coils, 2 Door Rear JK Wrangler 5.5" True Dual Rate™ Coils, 4 Door Rear
SS-2039 SS-2041
Learn More about the True Dual Rate™ Coils Specifications >>>
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7187 Exploded View When lifting a Jeep, the pinion angle must be turned upwards to match the new drive-line angle.The changed pinion angle rolls the axle backwards and moves the factory spring plates, that once were horizonta, to an angled plane; this causes coil springs to bow and not seat properly.

Correct the alignment for your rear coils.
  • Easy Installation
  • Corrects Coil Alignment Keeping Coil From Bowing
  • Secures Coil Springs & Ensures Coil Spring Stays Seated
  • 1/4" Thick Steel
  • Gold Zinc Plated Finish
Added safety...

Our system also features an in-coil retainer that attaches the coil spring to the coil bucket keeping you safer when at the extremes of articulation; this security feature also prevents rattling coils.
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Our Adjustable Bump-Stop removes the guess work on your Jeep and lets you build the
bump stop you need, when you need it.

Metalcloak Adjustable Bump Stop System...

  • Adjust from 1" - 4" Without Removing Coils
  • Perfect Height Regardless of Tire Size
  • Thermoset Rubber Dampens Impact
  • Additional Pads Available on Request

Get Correct Bump-Stop Height Every Time!

  • 4" - Use all 4 sections and longest hardware bolts for maximum bump-stop height
  • 3" - Use all 3 sections and long hardware bolts for maximum bump-stop height
  • 2" - Two sections and medium hardware bolts are used for medium bump-stop height
  • 1" - One section and the short hardware bolts are used for the minimum bump-stop height
JK Sectional Bump-Stops

Learn More about the Adjustable Bump Stops >>>

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Manufactured from trail-proven natural thermoset rubber, each puck is designed to work universally with your JK Wrangler.

Designed specifically for the JK Wrangler,
the system comes with 4 Rectangular Pucks,
allowing for easy adjustment between 1" - 4"

7043 Exploded View
Learn More about the Rear Adjustable Bump Stops >>>
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Durotrak Bushing

The Patented Durotrak Bushing ( is a NVH (noise, vibration, harshness) bushing made with a proprietary rubber compound unique to MetalCloak. The Durotraktwo part bushing is comprised of two pieces that thread together making this bushing simple to install without a press, reduces vibration and harshness transferred to the driver, and improves vehicle steering input.

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SOLID CHROMOLY DUROTRAK FRONT TRACK BAR KEEPS YOU... WELL... ON TRACK. Formed for ultimate Up-Travel & Down-Travel the JK Wrangler Front Track Bar
gives unprecedented strength, clearance, and improved ride stability.
JK Front Track Bar
Learn More about the JK Wrangler Front Track Bar >>>
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The Solid Chromoly track bar is uniquely designed to clear on up-travel as well as downtravel.
No other track bar is designed with up-travel in mind.
JK Wrangler Hi Clearance Rear Track Bar
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The bolt-on relocation and clearance bracket provides an easy to install solution that keeps the track bar... on track.
JK Wrangler Track Bar Relocation Bracket
Learn More about the JK Wrangler Rear Track Bar >>>
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At 4.5" is is important to correct the steering so we include the Hi-Steer kit standard with every 4.5" suspsension system we offer. It starts with the Drag Link -- High misalignment rod ends, double adjustable, tubular alloy steel, and clears aftermarket diff covers.

JK Wrangler Drag Link Diagram

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Boot Sealed - Keeps grease in and dirt out

Anti Flop Feature - Precision range of movement

Massive 1-Ton Rod Ends - Provides additional strength

JK Specific OE Bolt Taper - Secure mount

Dog Leg Tie Rod End Diagram

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Anti Flop

This specially designed rod end has been engineered just for the JK Wrangler steering.

Full side to side range of motion ensures bind free steering when pushing the extremes of your Jeeps travel and articulation, while a limited "front to back" range of movement is built into the rod-end and eliminates the possibility of the offset to allow the tie-rod to "flop".

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As part of the Hi-Steer Kit this bracket raises the track bar to correct steering geometry in conjunction with the Drag-link flip hi-steer for use when lifting a Jeep JK over 3.5 inches, this bracket also incorporates a raised mount for the steering stabilizer for added protection!

The durable bracket is constructed of 7GA Laser Cut CAD formed steel and is finished in Gold Zinc plating for a molecular bond that protects against the elements; relocation bracket is 100% bolt on.

Flip Kit

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JK Sway Bar Quick Disconnect
  • Extended to 14.5"
  • Easy Install
  • Easy to use Quick Link Pins
  • Fit and Finish of an OE Product, Easy to Install
  • Gold Zinc Chromate
Bolts in place with no cutting or modification required.
14.5 Quick Disconnects
Sway Bar Links JK Extended Length Sway Bar Links, JK 14.5"
  • Extended to 14.5"
  • OE Quality Fit and Finish
  • Durable Gold Zinc Chromate
  • Easy Installation
  • Designed for Electronic Sway Bar on JK Wranglers
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7104 With Shock Rotation

MetalCloak Jeep JK Outboard Front Lower Shock Mount Spacer Kit:

  • Engineered to move the lower shock mounts away from the Jeep frame rails increasing clearance for the shock body at the extremes of articulation.
  • Treated with Gold Zinc Chromate for the ultimate in defense against the elements.
  • Manufactured from laser cut 3/16" steel and CNC bent for superior strength and exact fitment.
  • All Grade 8 hardware provided

Bracket rotates shock eyelet; allows it to swing with the axle vs bind on the limited rubber material

IMPORTANT NOTE: If using OE wheels 2" spacers will be needed to give proper clearance. These mounts are intended for use for wheels with 4.5" of backspacing or less or an equivalent of a 2" spacer on factory wheels.
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From the Teflon Inner Core, to the Stainless Steel Braid and Poly Safety Coat, the MetalCloak replacement Brake Lines are the best available on the market today.

Longer than typical brake lines of similar lift heights because of our additional clearance and travel.

JK Wrangler Brakelines
Learn More about the JK Wrangler Replacement Brake Lines >>>


Drag Link 1.375 OD X .375 Wall DOM A513
Flip Kit Bracket 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Track Bars 4130 Solid Chromoly
Durotrack Bushing Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber
Track Bar Bracket 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Rear Control Arms 1 1/2" .187 DOM Steel Tubing
Long Arm Control Arms 2.0" x .25" DOM Steel Tubing
"DB3" Drop Brackets 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Duroflex Joint Proprietary Vulcanized Rubber made with DuPont™ Kevlar® fiber
Coils High Tensile Chrome Steel
Coil Spring Retainer 1/4" Hot Rolled Steel
Angle Correction Plate 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Sway Bar Links 1/2" - 13 Steel
Brakelines Braided Stainless Hose
Front Bump Stops Thermoset Rubber
Rear Bump Stops Thermoset Rubber
Shock Mount 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
Total Weight 270 lbs
Available in Gold Zinc? Yes
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Installation Difficulty Difficult - Licensed Installer Recommended
Body Modification Requires cutting off stock brackets from frame.
Time to Install 15 - 18 Hours
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.
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