What do adjustable control arms do Jeep?
Control arms are designed to keep your tires attached to the Wrangler’s frame while retaining proper rotation and vehicle handling. The control arms support the vertical motion of axles when your vehicle encounters different levels on the road and keeps your axle center from front-to-back.
Should I get adjustable control arms?
If you lift your 4WD, altering your vehicles geometry, then yes you will need adjustable upper control arms. An aftermarket control arm, when designed correctly like SuperPro 4×4 Control arms, will correct alignment and inherent clearance issues that arise when you lift or modify the suspension of your 4WD.
Do Jeep TJ need adjustable control arms?
Registered. As mentioned, you only need to get adjustable control arms if you have a CV style rear driveshaft with slip yoke eliminator where the correct pinion angle is directly in line with the driveshaft or to correct caster angle on the front axle.
Do I need new control arms for a 2.5 lift?
Yes, as far as caster correction, the front lower control arms will allow full correction.
What do adjustable lower control arms do?
Adjustable Control Arms allow you to raise the rear ride height by up to 2 inches, or lower it as much as 1 inch. The spring perch design allows easy ride height changes, with the car still on the ground.
What do extended upper control arms do?
Upper control arms are found on independent front suspension (IFS) vehicles and generally connects the top of the spindle to the frame. The UCA is generally not a load bearing piece of an IFS suspension; rather, its purpose is to guide your spindle in a pre-determined motion when your suspension cycles up or down.
What does upgrading your control arms do?
The main reason for replacing a control arm is to improve wheel travel in most cases when lifting a vehicle. What most people do not know is they also do more than increase height and add travel. Aftermarket arms offer a bunch of benefits such as : Increased durability in the arm itself.
Do extended upper control arms add lift?
The most common reason to replace a control arm is to improve wheel travel as part of a suspension lift. However, a new control arm can offer more than just increased ride height (lift) and additional wheel travel: Increased durability in the arm itself. A wider range of uniball/ball joint options.