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HD Dog-Legged Tie Rod & Stabilizer Kit, JL Wrangler/JT Gladiator, Sport, RockSport Edition

THIS IS ONLY FOR THE NON-RUBICON EDITION
Chromoly Dog-Legged Tie Rod & RockSport Steering Stabilizer kit for the Sport JL Wrangler/JT Gladiator is the perfect upgrade from your stock steering system.
  • Tubular 1.625”OD .375” wall ID 4130 Chromoly CDS
  • Gold Zinc Chromate Finish
  • 1-Ton Forged Heat Treated Off Set Dog Leg Rod Ends
  • Rod End Design Controls Tie Rod Flop
  • OE Taper Pin and lock nut for Exact Fitment
  • Sealed with Durable Rubber Grease Boots
  • Adjustable While Installed
  • Includes HD Steering Stabilizer Bracket
  • Specifically tuned RockSport stabilizer/dampener
  • WORKS WITH STOCK WHEEL BACKSPACING!
Exclusive to MetalCloak this [click for more...] tie rod comes with dual 1-ton forged and heat treated 1" Dog-Leg Rod-Ends that have strength AND provides clearance for use with stock or aftermarket wheels - allows the best turning radius possible. MetalCloak dog-legged rod ends control tie rod flop providing better performance. Ends are sealed with grease boots to keep debris out and lubrication in. The adjustable tie rod can be adjusted while installed on the vehicle for fine tuning.

The heavy duty 7GA adjustable steering stabilizer mount bracket installs into the factory location and re-positions the stabilizer up and out of harm’s way. RockSport steering stabilizer/damper has increased compression and extension damping performance over the original equipment and is tuned specifically for the JL and JT Jeeps.

This improved performance will assist in the overall ride and control of your Jeep.

The optional billet mount is a two piece aluminum design, is simple to install, and allows you to position the stabilizer for maximum performance. Finished in anodized black with a laser engraved "M" around the recessed bolt holes for a clean and custom look.

Note: Minimum 2" lift required.

Note: Will not fit on JT Gladiator with factory wheel backspacing.

Note: The RockSport steering stabilizer kit works with Left Hand Drive applications only.

Note: Raised steering stabilizer requires at least 2” of bump stop to clear frame.

Note: If purchasing the billet tie rod mount MetalCloak highly recommends using anti-seize on all bolts.

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Price As Configured:

$499.00

Customize HD Dog-Legged Tie Rod & Stabilizer Kit, JL Wrangler/JT Gladiator, Sport, RockSport Edition
Base Option   + $455.00

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Who Is MetalCloak?

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

RockSport Steering Stabilizer

Designed for on and off-road use this product has been specifically engineered for the rigors of larger tires and Jeeps with lift suspensions

Why Gold Zinc?

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FMVSS 126 Compliant

MetalCloak not only has the best off road flex, but we are also Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 126 certified and compliant. No other company can match our on- and off-road performance.

THE TECH

Chromoly Steel For Added Strength

Making a Tie Rod is easy, but we don't do easy; we chose Normalized 4130 Chromoly 1.625”OD .375” wall tube that can take a beating without breaking (97,200 pound per square inch).

JL Dog Leg Tie Rod

Dog Leg Tie Rod Ends

WORKS WITH STOCK BACKSPACING!

Boot Sealed - Keeps grease in and dirt out

Anti Flop Feature - Precision range of movement

Massive 1-Ton Rod Ends - Provides additional strength

Maximum Tire/Wheel Clearance - Correct steering radius

Over-sized 1 inch threads- More material at critical area
Dog Leg Tie Rod End Diagram
JL Specific OE Bolt Taper - Secure mount

Over-Sized, Forged, & Heat Treated Housing - Exclusive

Anti Flop Feature

Anti Flop Feature
This specially designed rod end has been engineered just for the JL 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".

Standard Tie Rod Mount

The MetalCloak Steering Stabilizer Tie Rod Mount will work with the Stock Tie Rod but was designed for the MetalCloak JL/JT Tie Rod.
  • CAD Formed 7GA Hot Rolled Steel
  • Easy Bolt-On Bracket (No Welding)
  • Zinc Chromate Plate
Tie Rod Mount

Billet Tie Rod Mount (Optional)

Steering Stabilizer Tie Rod Mount

The MetalCloak Billet Steering Stabilizer Tie Rod Mount is designed for the MetalCloak JK Wrangler, JL Wrangler & JT Gladiator Tie Rod. The billet clamp is fitted for 1.625" outer diameter.

  • CNC Aluminum Billet
  • Two Piece Design
  • Recessed Bolt Locations
  • Laser Engraved "M" Logo
  • Black Anodized Finish

Steering Stabilizer Mount

The MetalCloak Steering Stabilizer, Axle Side Mount relocates the axle side of the steering stabilizer to better protect the steering stabilizer from debris by moving the stabilizer up and out of harms way from where the factory steering stabilizer is mounted. Simple to install using existing factory holes for a bolt on application. The steering stabilizer axle side mount requires a minimum 2" lift.
Stabilizer Mount

RockSport Steering Stabilizer

RockSport Steering Stabilizer
The RockSport JL Steering Stabilizer replaces the factory stabilizer and relocates the specifically tuned Rocksport damper up and out of harms way with replacment bolt on brackets.

RockSport Stabilizer Length:
  • Extended Length: 19.75"
  • Collapsed Length: 12.25"

What's In The Kit?

  • Tie Rod
  • Dog Legged Tie Rod Ends
  • Standard Tie Rod Mount or Billet Tie Rod Mount
  • Steering Stabilizer Mount
  • RockSport Steering Stabilizer
  • All Required Hardware
Stabilizer Mount

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS



Items Details
Compatibility 2018 + JL Wrangler Sport | 2019 + JT Gladiator Sport
(Minimum 2" Lift Required.)
Tie Rod 1.625" OD .375" Wall 4130 CDS
Tie Rod Mount 7GA Hot Rolled Steel Plate
Tie Rod Length 59 5/16"
Stabilizer Mount 7GA Hot Rolled Steel Plate
Stabilizer Valving 9 Stage Coil Spring
Stabilizer Piston Rod 14mm (stronger than stock)
Stabilizer Elastomer Dust Boot Protects from stone damage
Stabilizer Piston & Bore 35mm (increased oil volume)
Stabilizer Tube Design Twin Tube (Protects internals against stone damage)
Stabilizer Lip Seal Multiple Seal (prevents oil loss)
Optional Billet Mount 2" X 3" 6061-T6 Aluminum
Black Anodize
Steel Coating Gold Zinc


IMPORTANT NOTES



Requirements: Minimum 2" lift required.

Tires: Will not fit on JT Gladiator with factory wheel backspacing.

Left Hand Drive: The RockSport steering stabilizer kit works with Left Hand Drive applications only.

Clearance: Raised steering stabilizer requires at least 2” of bump stop to clear frame.

Billet Mount: MetalCloak highly recommends using anti-seize on all bolts.

INSTALLATION



Installation Difficulty Easy
Body Modification None
Time to Install 1 Hour
Installation Instructions Click Here to see a full list of MetalCloak Installation Instructions.


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