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JL Wrangler | JT Gladiator HD RockSport Steering System, Non-Rubicon Edition

THIS IS FOR THE NON-RUBICON EDITION ONLY!

The Heavy Duty RockSport Steering System for the JL Wrangler & JT Gladiator is stylish strength for your Jeep's vulnerable and all important steering system.

Features Include:

  • Tubular 1.625” OD .375” Wall Chromoly Tie Rod
  • Drag Link
  • Gold Zinc Chromate Finish
  • 1-Ton Forged Heat Treated 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
  • Specifically tuned RockSport stabilizer/dampener
  • WORKS WITH STOCK WHEEL BACKSPACING!

Exclusive to MetalCloak this Tie Rod [click for more...]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 - allowing 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 dog-legged tie rod can be adjusted while installed on the vehicle for fine tuning.

The high clearance bends of the strong 1.375 OD Drag Link tubing is engineered for up and down travel providing the needed space for aftermarket axles and differential covers and is coated with gold zinc chromate for a long lasting finish. Factory like fitment with OE taper pin and lock nut are found with the Dual 1-ton forged and heat treated Rod-Ends, they have extra strength right where it is needed and are designed to control directional misalignment to prevent Drag Link flop. Sealed with Durable rubber grease boots, the ends are simple to service via zerk fittings.

The assembly is easily adjusted while mounted on the vehicle for fine tuning of axle placement.

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

Choose either the standard steel stabilizer mount or the billet mount; either choice is simple to install, and allows you to position the stabilizer for maximum performance. The standard mount is 7ga Steel and gold zinc plated while the Aluminum billet clamp is Finished in anodized black with a laser engraved "M" around the recessed bolt holes for a clean and custom look.

The improved performance of this system will assist in the overall improvement of ride and control of your Jeep.

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:

$749.00

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Who Is MetalCloak?

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

JL & JT Heavy Duty Drag Link

Game Changing Drag Link for the Jeep JL Wrangler & JT Gladiator is manufactured of strong Tubular Alloy Steel providing unprecedented strength and is fitted with MetalCloak's oversized anti-flop 1-ton rod ends.

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?

It's time for The MetalCloak Minute... where we answer frequently asked questions in about a minute. Today's topic: Gold Zinc

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".

Drag Link With Greaseable 1-Ton Ends

High misalignment rod ends, double adjustable, 1.375OD wall DOM, and clears aftermarket diff covers.

JL Dog Leg Tie Rod

Dog Leg Tie Rod Ends

Boot Sealed - Keeps grease in and dirt out

Anti Flop Feature - Precision range of movement

Massive 1-Ton Rod Ends - Provides additional strength

JL Specific OE Bolt Taper - Secure mount
Dog Leg Tie Rod End Diagram

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 rod end to "flop".

Axle Side 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"

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

What's In The Kit?

  • Tie Rod
  • Dog Legged Tie Rod Ends
  • Drag Link
  • Drag Link Anti Flop Rod Ends
  • Standard Tie Rod Mount or Billet Tie Rod Mount
  • Steering Stabilizer Mount
  • RockSport Steering Stabilizer
  • All Required Hardware
Whats in the Kit

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS



Items Details
Compatibility 2018 + JL Wrangler Rubicon | 2019 + JT Gladiator Rubicon
(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"
Drag Link 1.375OD x .375 Wall DOM
Drag Link Ends Serviceable
Length 41"
Optional Billet Mount 2" X 3" 6061-T6 Aluminum
Black Anodize
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)
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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