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Thread: BEEFING UP the STEERING : Synergy Tie-Rod / Drag Link & Stabilizer Relocation for JET

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    BEEFING UP the STEERING : Synergy Tie-Rod / Drag Link & Stabilizer Relocation for JET

    In the process of hunting down a steering wobble we sometimes had, especially when it was cold out, we found that the tie-rod end on our drag link where it connects to the pitman arm, was in fact completely worn out. This was a bit surprising being that we only had 24,000 miles on the odometer but what are ya gonna do. Anyway, this was something we wanted to get fixed and after talking to our friends over at Synergy, they were kind enough to send us one of their heavy duty drag links, tie-rods and steering stabilzer relocation kits. Not so surprisingly, these components not only did a great job of tightening up our steering, it also did a great job of getting our steering stabilizer up and out harms way. Here are a few shots of what everything looks like out of the box and installed.

    What everything looked like right out of the box.


    Here's a comparison shot of the factory tie-rod next to our new Synergy one.


    And a comparison of the drag links.


    Finally, some shots of what it all looks like installed.






    Close up shot of the steering stabilizer relocation kit - nice to finally have this thing up and out of the way of rocks!




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    That drag link it pretty beefy. Glad it tightened things up on jet!
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    Synergy does build nice kit! Can’t wait to see how it preforms


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    I have a lot of Synergy stuff so it's cool to see you guys run/trying Synergy products on Jet Li. I don't see many post about Synergy stuff on here so I hope it works out for you guys.

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    Very nice! I’ll be going this rout on the JK soon. The terrorflex garbage I have currently is well... garbage.

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    I was happy with the quality of the synergy TR & DL I had except for the flop issue - I had to use the washers so the TR didn't rotate over and put my steering ram into a slight bind. Do these new components have different ends that don't allow this?

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    Definitely want to hear further update on performance of this product.


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    It's looking more and more like a JK under there.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cozdude View Post
    That drag link it pretty beefy. Glad it tightened things up on jet!
    The weight difference is really significant.

    Quote Originally Posted by wjtstudios View Post
    Synergy does build nice kit! Can’t wait to see how it preforms
    So far so good. We'll keep you updated

    Quote Originally Posted by DMF View Post
    I have a lot of Synergy stuff so it's cool to see you guys run/trying Synergy products on Jet Li. I don't see many post about Synergy stuff on here so I hope it works out for you guys.
    Everything seems to be made well and they're a hell of a lot more beefy than OE.

    Quote Originally Posted by RESURECTIONJK View Post
    Very nice! I’ll be going this rout on the JK soon. The terrorflex garbage I have currently is well... garbage.
    LOL - I think you'll be happy with the change.

    Quote Originally Posted by Ddays View Post
    I was happy with the quality of the synergy TR & DL I had except for the flop issue - I had to use the washers so the TR didn't rotate over and put my steering ram into a slight bind. Do these new components have different ends that don't allow this?
    Not sure. I'm not running a ram or as of yet so it's hard to say how it'd do with one. The JL tie-rod does seem to be a bit different than the JK so maybe they've addressed things. We'll see though.

    Quote Originally Posted by Andy5160 View Post
    Definitely want to hear further update on performance of this product.
    You got it

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