• JK Front LCA Skids

    SKU : JK4404

    Regular price $54.99

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    Upgrade your Jeep’s lower control arm brackets with Artec Industries’ Heavy Duty Brackets for reliable, worry-free off-roading. Specifically design... Read More
    Upgrade your Jeep’s lower control arm brackets with Artec Industries’ Heavy Duty Brackets for reliable, worry-free off-roading. Specifically designed to improve functionality, these brackets provide a durable replacement for factory brackets prone to damage. Read Less

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    JK Front LCA Skids

    • Integrated skid plate
    • Joint protection from direct impact
    • Decreases premature wear on joint
    • Designed to not interfere with joint movement
    • Secured to axle better than OEM so it doesn’t rip off
    • 1/4" thick steel
    • Boxed plate for strength and impact resistance
    • Sold in a pair

    Off-roading is all about adventure, but bent and mangled factory lower control arm brackets can quickly spoil the fun. Artec’s Heavy Duty Brackets provide a reliable replacement that ensures you’ll never have to worry about bracket damage again. Unlike standard factory brackets, ours are specifically designed to improve functionality. Enjoy the thrill of the off-road without worrying about equipment failure.

    Notes : This kit requires general welding and fabrication skills. Welding should only be done by a competent welder. Artec Industries implies no guarantees or warranties and is not liable for improper installation.


    Install Instructions

    The installation of this product Requires Welding, Fabrication, and Mechanical skills. If you are not confident in your abilities Please have this product installed at an Off-road Shop.




    Tools Required:

    Safety glasses, socket set, wrenches, torque wrench, Needle nose Pliers, Drift Punch set, tie rod separator, ball joint separator, Bungee cords, Ball joint press, grinder or wire wheel, Welder, Welding PPE,  Jack, Tall Jack stands.



    Step 1:

    Inventory all parts to ensure you have all of the correct pieces. If you are missing parts Contact Artec Industries Immediately at (855) 278-3299  M-F 8:30-5pm MST If outside of those hours Email us at Sales@Artecindustries.com (Please include picture of part number label on box as well as your invoice number)


    Step 2:

    Break free the lug nuts on the front of the Jeep (Do not completely loosen or remove the lugnuts!)

    Place wheel chocks at the rear wheels of the vehicle.   Jack up the front of the Jeep as high as you can place the jack stands securely under the frame of the Jeep and under the axle. Now lower the jack.


    Step 3: 

    Remove lug nuts and the front wheels to provide more working space.


    Step 4:

    Removed lower control arms from the axle.  With the lower control arm removed use a grinder or wire wheel to clean the surface of the LCA mounts to remove any paint, rust, or debris to ensure it is  ready for welding .


    Step 5:

    Place the Control arm skids on the LCA bracket and weld them into place . (See Image #2 for reference of how they fit into the LCA bracket )  Weld the  open seam on the LCA skid and leave the little round holes open for Mud and water to drain from.


    (Control Arm Skid orientation : The JK4404-1 is for the driver side the  JK4404-2 is for the passenger side.)


    Step 6:

    Clean brackets from any machining oil from the manufacturing process and Paint brackets with a self-etching primer and paint. 


    Step 7: 

    Reinstall the Lower control arms.


    Step 8:

    Install tires and lug nuts (Do not fully tighten lug nuts)


    Step 9

    Use a Jack to raise the Jeep off of the Jack stands and remove them from under the vehicle then lower the Jack. Torque  Lug nuts and LCA brackets to Manufacturers Spec.



    After 50 Miles torque all bolts to their proper specs.

    Install videos are coming soon.

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