2014+ Rear Control Arms

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2014+ Rear Control Arms

Post by djgaston » Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:52 am

Product page: http://store.dodgeoffroad.com/Dodge-Off ... p_197.html

If you want better-than-stock rear control arms, we're the place to go. We have been making these for about a year and a half now, and they've been a really good seller for us lately. Good enough that we're bumping the inventory levels up quite a bit this year and planning to keep these in stock for the first time. These arms are so simple, but they work incredibly well. The problem with the factory rear arms is that they use huge bushings, and the arms really aren't that strong. The bushings cause all kinds of issues with the rear suspension, most notably axle hop. Guys have tried all kinds of things to get rid of it, and while these arms won't solve that issue entirely, this is the single biggest thing you can do to make the rear suspension behave. The reason the arms won't fix the entire problem is because the geometry of the rear 4 link sucks so bad. To do a complete fix, you'll need to change the mounting points.

These will give your rear suspension more strength, more misalignment, more traction, and they will last a lot longer than the stock arms on a truck that gets wheeled regularly. Bushings wear out quickly when they are constantly twisted, but joints can run at angles all the time and won't give you any issues from that.

Our arms are made from 2" OD x .250" wall 1026 DOM tube on the upper and lower arms. The joints are 1.25" shank Currie Johnny Joints, and then we machine custom ball centers from 1215 cold rolled steel to fit the Johnny Joint housing and polyurethane bushing. So rather than have an entire custom joint, only the ball itself is custom - the rest of the joint uses off the shelf parts available from any Currie dealer. If you ever need to rebuild the joint, you can do that, or we can sell replacements that are ready to thread in to your control arms. The joints are greaseable as well.

Adjustment is super easy, as the joints are reverse threaded. You simply loosen the jam nuts and twist the arms to extend or collapse them as needed. In my steering thread I said your alignment guy would complain about adjusting that, but with these he will think you are awesome. Adjustments don't get easier than this.

These work on stock height trucks up to 6" lift, we even have some diesel guys running them on 8" lifts without any drop brackets - I'm not advising that, but there is a lot of adjustment built into the arms. Any normal lift height won't be a problem.
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Danny Gaston, Dodge Off Road  -  Email sales@dodgeoffroad.com - Phone 855.9009.DOR

Suspension and Steering Products for Ram 4x4 trucks - 1st through 5th gen models. Specializing in Power Wagon trucks, 2005 through 2018. We build Power Wagon parts because we are Power Wagon owners!

2005 Power Wagon #469 - 6" DOR long arm suspension and rear 4 link, SAW 2.5" coilovers front and rear, 41.5" Pitbull Rockers on 17" Trailready beadlocks, Road Armor bumpers, DOR steering linkage and brace - much more
2014 Ram 2500 CTD - 3" DOR long arm suspension, King 2.5" remote resi shocks front and rear, DOR steering, DOR track bars, DOR rear arms, DOR torsion sway bar, 37" Toyo MT tires on 17" Method Wheels - the tow rig
2001 Ram 2500 V10 - 8" DOR coilover long arm suspension and rear 4 link, prepping for 2.5 ton Rockwells with ARB lockers with front and rear steering, 47" LTBs on Trailready Beadlocks - much more