Metalcloak Tie Rod and Drag Link

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No leaks. There is a "pressure relief port" that if overfilled will allow grease to come out, but otherwise, the grease remains inside.
Sounds like a better design! Did you use the metalcloak steering stabilizer bracket? I wonder if I could just use my synergy bracket and metalcloaks clamp. The grease always leaking out drives me crazy enough that I might just replace the tie rod with MC's but do not like their bracket setup.
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Sounds like a better design! Did you use the metalcloak steering stabilizer bracket? I wonder if I could just use my synergy bracket and metalcloaks clamp. The grease always leaking out drives me crazy enough that I might just replace the tie rod with MC's but do not like their bracket setup.
I have the Synergy relocation kit with a FOX steering stabilizer. Of the many things that MC builds nearly all of them are "overbuilt" except that goofy looking u-bolt relocation clamp. The Synergy unit did not require any drilling either. MC has now released a much beefier version (https://metalcloak.com/steering-stabilizer-billet-mount-jk-jl-jt.html) that is on par with the Synergy unit, but their kit still requires drilling, which I did not want to do.
 

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I have the Synergy relocation kit with a FOX steering stabilizer. Of the many things that MC builds nearly all of them are "overbuilt" except that goofy looking u-bolt relocation clamp. The Synergy unit did not require any drilling either. MC has now released a much beefier version (https://metalcloak.com/steering-stabilizer-billet-mount-jk-jl-jt.html) that is on par with the Synergy unit, but their kit still requires drilling, which I did not want to do.
Yeah I like the new clamp. So you have the synergy bracket that attaches to the axle? That is the one I’m using currently.
 

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Yeah I like the new clamp. So you have the synergy bracket that attaches to the axle? That is the one I’m using currently.
Yes, correct. The only thing I changed was the button head bolt to a serrated flange bolt and thicker, larger washer with some blue loctite. I did not like the button head bolt, it may have been fine, but I did not want to take a chance.
 

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Yes, correct. The only thing I changed was the button head bolt to a serrated flange bolt and thicker, larger washer with some blue loctite. I did not like the button head bolt, it may have been fine, but I did not want to take a chance.
Ah yeah my button head bolt has been solid. Thanks for the info! MC is local to me so I’ll see if I can get my eyes on one
 

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Reviving this thread. Long term reviews, thoughts, opinions of the Metalcloak steering setup? Considering Metalcloak since I have their suspension and Steersmarts. Thanks!
 
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When the tie rod ends wear out, where do you get repair parts?
 
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