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BDS196

Part#

#55407 (5500-series single stab)

#98224017 (Fox 2.0 single stab)

#55375 (dual stab mount)

#55429 (5500-series dual stab ea.)

#98224012 (Fox 2.0 dual stab ea.)

Product

Single Steering Stabilizer Kit

Dual Steering Stabilizer Kit

Application

1997-2006 Jeep TJ

1984-2001 Jeep XJ

1993-1998 Jeep ZJ

MSRP

$47.32 – $387.08

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Jeep Wrangler steering stabilizer kit
Jeep TJ/XJ/ZJ Dual Stabilizer
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Jeep TJ dual stabilizer kit
Jeep Dual Fox 2.0 Stabilizer Kit
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Jeep Wrangler dual stabilizer kit
Installed Dual Fox Stabilizer Kit
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New BDS Steering Stabilizer Kits for Jeep TJ/XJ/ZJ

Coldwater, MI—February 12, 2015 — BDS Suspension is now offering redesigned single and dual steering stabilizer kits for the Jeep Wrangler TJ, Cherokee XJ, and Grand Cherokee ZJ vehicles. These new kits are designed to improve your Jeep’s overall drivability by reduce the front end shimmy caused by oversized tires to keep you in control.

These new steering stabilizer kits are available in an assortment of configurations, including both single and dual setups to mount your choice of BDS-5500 hydraulic stabilizers or Fox 2.0 gas cylinders. The Fox 2.0s feature 50/50 gas pressurized cylinders for superior dampening and the ultimate handling experience. The 5500-series and Fox 2.0 single stabilizers are a bolt-on replacement for Jeeps equipped with the factory steering.

Stepping up to the dual stabilizer kits BDS has a redesigned center bracket that replaces the now discontinued #55356 dual mount bracket. The new dual steering stabilizer kit is 100% bolt on, mounting a pair of BDS-5500 or Fox 2.0s end-to-end across the front steering. The new mounts are built from ultra-strong 3/8″ steel, finished in a durable textured black powder coat with a riveted stainless steel center BDS badging. The center bracket uses u-bolts to mount to the axle while the outer brackets mount to the tie rod ends. These dual steering stabilizer kits require a minimum of 2″ of lift for be installed.

For more info on these new single and dual steering stabilizer kits for Jeep Wrangler TJ, Cherokee XJ, and Grand Cherokee ZJ vehicles and to find a dealer near you head to BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.

4WD-mag

Check out the July 2014 issue of 4Wheel Drive Magazine for a great install feature on the BDS 4.5” Long Arm Kit on a 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ. Magazine writer Dan Sanchez brought the Jeep into SoCal Super Trucks for the install. Dan takes you through the install as preps the Jeep for the trails. To check out the install pick up a copy on newsstands or read online at 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ – Going Long

Article available at:

http://www.fourwheeler.com/how-to/suspension-brakes/1407-1995-jeep-cherokee-xj-going-long/

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Following their week out in Moab, the BDS crew loaded up from Easter Jeep Safari and made the long haul to Daytona Beach for Jeep Beach. This being the 11th annual showing the Mid Florida Jeep Club has turned this into a must see event with 5 days of fun in sunny Florida as more than a thousand Jeeps converge on Daytona to party. Each year the event grows and this year we were once again impressed with ll the planing and preparations that went into place. The week starts off with scavenger hunt and party before the pre-show mixer and 2 day main event in the infield of the Daytona International Speedway. This family friendly event is filled with vendors, show-n-shine, obstacle course and more as Jeepers take to the speedway. Following the 2 day main event and With events planned, parties organized, great weather and a few thousand Jeeps on hand this event continues to impress  and  The weather to with the long haul from After more than a week on the road, BDS is back in Michigan following the 10th Annual Jeep Beach show in Daytona Beach, FL. The 4-day event boasts a number of fun events from meet-and-greets to obstacle course, vendors show and a beach cruise. BDS Reps Mike, Steve and Jeremy were on hand for the event with Project Slate and Project KJ on site in the BDS booth chatting with customers and offering up great show specials.

Following the main event on Friday-Saturday, the Jeep Beach is always capped off in true Daytona fashion with the Beach Parade as the mass of Jeeps take to the sandy beach for a cruise Sunday morning. There’s really nothing like this event and if you’re into Jeeps this needs to be on your bucket list to check out. A huge thanks to the volunteers and members of the Mid Florida Jeep Club for organizing this event once again. We’re already looking forward to next year.

For more on Jeep Beach and to keep up with planning for next year, head to jeepbeach.com. See below for photos from this year’s event and to see more check out the BDS Facebook Page.

The summer months are a popular time for events in the Northeast US. BDS is hitting the road once again in route to it’s 4th show in the past month, this time it’s the PA Jeeps All Breeds Jeep Show in York, PA. Hosted by the PA Jeep Club this event is now in it’s 17th year bringing enthusiasts together from around the country to celebrate all things Jeep. The show has grown to fill the fairgrounds exceeding 700+ Jeeps of all sizes, shapes, and eras and fun for the whole family. Events includes show-n-shine contest, off-road obstacle course, vendor show with show specials, swap meet, and more. BDS will be out at the event showing off some of our latest products, talking with customers and offering a number of show specials so stop by and see us. Gates open 7am Saturday and the runs through Sunday. For directions and all the info, check out PA Jeep Club.

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Part#

124611

Product

Adjustable Track Bar

Application

1987-2001 Jeep Cherokee XJ

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Jeep XJ Belly Pan
Jeep XJ Adjustable Track Bar
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1987-2001 Jeep XJ AdJustable Track Bar

Coldwater, MI—July 16, 2012—From the ever expanding line up of lift kits and accessories, BDS Suspension now offers a heavy duty adjustable front track bar system to properly center the front axle on ’84-01 Jeep Cherokee XJs with 6-9″ of lift.

This system includes new solid steel track bar, heavy duty dual shear frame mount bracket, new axle support bracket with integrated steering stabilizer mount, and all necessary hardware.

The new track bar itself in constructed from 1-1/8″ solid steel with 1″-14 male threads for fine adjustments and a rebuildable flex end for strength and durability. This system must be installed in conjunction with a drop pitman arm.

For more info on this XJ Adjustable Track Bar and other Jeep products, check out BDS Suspension or call (517) 279-2135.


Chase Rather of CM Racing has been racing the #3747 XJ for several years in various JeepSpeed and Best in the Desert Races. Running on a BDS long arm kit the Jeep Cherokee has had it’s share of glory over the years. Following a recent competition the rig was put to the test and sad to say finally met it’s match. Here’s his recap of the XJ’s final race.

At this year’s Best in the Desert Bluewater Desert Challenge, CM Racing came out looking to make a statement. We had put in weeks of preparation adjusting shocks, plumbing lines, and meticulously ensuring the 3747 Jeep was ready to run hard for front of the pack. Saturday October 15th at 6:15am, with Chase Rather driving and Britt Wolf co-driving, CM Racing left the line side by side with the leader. We set a fast pace and hung with the 3799 Jeep from the beginning. He seemed to be pushing harder than he wanted to run between mile marker 13 and 14 we made the pass to find ourselves in first place. After finding the lead we felt comfortable maintaining this fast pace and quickly put time between us. However at mile 20, a sandy whoop section put 3747 end over end once and rolled once more coming to rest. Within 20 minutes we were upright and moving again. We gave the vehicle a once over and headed out. We were reluctant to find that our BDS suspension system held together with any compromise. We continued on knowing well we needed to make up time and found a second place finish for the day without any further trouble. Even after inspection following the race, we only needed to add a quart of oil to go racing the next day.
At 6:15am Sunday October 16th, with Johnny Rather driving and Chase Rather co-driving, 3747 set out for day two of racing. Within the first quarter mile, we found the lead and were making first dust. We held the lead until mile eight when we were passed by an unlimited UTV. Pursuing diligently, we paced the UTV until a silt bed made it impossible to see. Moving to the outside to find clean air, 3747 found a sheer 40 foot cliff. We hurdled off of the cliff making one huge dent in the side head on, and tumbling to the bottom. Awaiting BITD assistance to remove the vehicle, it was approximately 1 minute and 40 seconds until the next vehicle passed.
After removing the vehicle and returning to the pits it was obvious our vehicle was on its last leg. The Jeep suffered from extensive body and frame damage, an engine that failed to start, bent leaf springs, and a front end relocated 3” towards the rear. In the following days we met and discussed our options to continue racing. We came across a V-8 Jeep Grand Cherokee that would be the perfect replacement vehicle…

We’re glad to hear the Chase and co-driver Britt Wolf are okay. As with all our suspension products, use and abuse them, BDS has you covered. All BDS Suspension products are subject to replacement under the No Fine Print Lifetime Warranty.