Control Arms, JK Upper Front
Control Arms, JK Wrangler Upper Front

The MetalCloak JK Upper Front Control Arms are precision engineered for all the flex and the smoothest ride.

Equipped with the all new MetalCloak Duroflex self-centering composite bushings for a misalignment of 38 degrees.

All parts are treated with Gold Zinc Chromate for the ultimate in defense against the elements.

The easy to install JK Upper Front Control Arm Kit includes:
  • Left & Right Side (Driver & Passenger)
  • 2 Upper adjustable front control arms
  • 2 Duroflex spherical joints
  • 2 Lock nuts
  • 4 Retainer Washers
  • 4 C clips

: $205.00

Availability: Now Shipping in 5 - 7 Days
Product Code: 7002

Features Specifications & Materials Installation Instructions
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This short video covers everything you need to know about the basics of the MetalCloak Duroflex Joint.

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Duroflex 101 Video
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A: You'd have the key to the MetalCloak Control Arms, the Duroflex™ Joint (Patent Pending)

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MetalCloak has taken the best features of the most widely used control arm joints and combined those features to create the Duroflex Joint, producing a Low-Maintenance, High-Misalignment (34˚), Self-Centering, Rebuildable Joint with an OEM quality ride.

OEM Style Clevite Joint Typical Flex Joint MetalCloak Duroflex Joint
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused at Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
  • High Vibration Dampening
  • Self-Centering
  • Fused Center Bushing
    (No Bearing Surface Wear)
  • High Transverse Flex
  • High Rotational Flex
  • Rebuildable
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High Vibration Dampening & Self Centering...

Made of a Proprietary Rubber Compound, the High Vibration Dampening and Self-Centering characteristics of the Duroflex Joint means you will always get...

  • The best ride quality
  • No binding of your control arms.
  • None of the micro-wear that DESTROYS Flex Joints

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Control Arm Duroflex Joint Alignment...

At MetalCloak we take the care to build every product right.

Most manufacturers build their control arms misaligned from center. Why? It simply costs less to do so.

By not cutting any corners, our joints are Centered and Aligned reducing wear and improving performance.

It makes them easier to install, too!

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MetalCloak's Duroflex Joint provides 28˚ more articulation and flex then typical control arms!

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Front Control Arms Rear Control Arms
Castor Angle Lower Upper Lower Upper
Factory Control Arms Stock 22 5/8" 18 3/4" 19 3/4" 17 7/16"
MetalCloak 2.5 - 3.5" Lift 5 Degrees 23 1/16" 18 3/4" 20 7/16" 18 7/16"

Note: These Control Arm Specifications are Just Starting Points. ALL JEEPS ARE DIFFERENT. MetalCloak Recommends Seeing a Suspension Specialist for Correct Control Arm Lengths For YOUR Jeep.

7002 Specifications

JK Wrangler Upper Front
(SKU #7002)

  • CNC Machined
  • 3/16" Wall DOM Steel
  • 1.25" OD
  • 3/16" Steel Clevis
  • Precision Locking Nut
  • Gold Zinc Plated
  • Duroflex Joint
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Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 17 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Upper front Control Arms November 28, 2016
Reviewer: david richards from Baytown , TX United States  
I took the opportunity to upgrade my Jeep with the replacement of Skyjacker lift kit.   The Skyjacker lift was on the Jeep when I purchased it.  The Skyjacker control arm bushings fail about every 6 months and need to be changed.   I have pieced the components of the 3.5" Game changer and look forward to Christmas to replace the lift.

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Upper Control arms November 18, 2016
Reviewer: Theodore "Ted" Greenman from El Dorado Hills, CA United States  
Same great product.I've already noticed the increase in flex I have.

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JK front control arms upper September 28, 2016
Reviewer: Todd Hankinson from Cape Coral , FL United States  
Great product! what a difference it made in handling.

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Well built! August 27, 2016
Reviewer: John Farnes from Laurel, MT United States  
These are great arms, I love the new joints on the frame side, looks like a long term solution, they are silent, and ride nice.

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Jeep JK front upper CA's March 2, 2016
Reviewer: Ethan Noel from Saint John, NB Canada  
Out of the box, these things are gorgeous. The zinc coating is excellent, the Duroflex bushing is huge and, if this one is anything like the ones that I've seen abused for years in other people's rigs, I'll be happy. Setup was a piece of cake (as with most) but when I took them out of the box, I noticed that there was one bolt in the bushing end on just one control arm. Thinking I lost one, or that it got forgotten, I emailed Metalcloak to ask if I was missing something. They got back to me very promptly and said that no, you actually reuse all of the stock control arm bolts, but that in their experience, the drivers side, frame side bolt (right beside a cat from the exhaust) has the tendency to corrode and seize worse, causing some of their customers to have to cut the stock one. So they give you one, just in case. That's looking out for the customer!

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