I found that since i have had mine off around here the road are really rutted (is that a word?) But when i go to switch lanes, or take a turn and hit one of these, it feels like my axel pulls off to the side. I'm not sure if this is something to be concered about or not, but i don't particuarily like the feel of it, so i think I'm going to put them back on for the winter.
I have all disconnected/removed. Its not a hot rod so I don't drive it like one so I don't really notice them gone. Flexing greatly improved. Scored 950 on a 30* RTI this past weekend. It also rides smoother on the road.
It looks like I need to remove my rear tracbar after installing my Skyjacker 2.5 lift. I took it in to get an alignment today and the tech showed me how the tracbar was pushing the rear axle out to the right causing all sorts of problems. I also need to install shims under the rear springs due to driveshaft vibrations. What size torx bit do I need to remove the tracbar and what would be a good angle to start with for shims?
Mine has extensions attached to the axle, about a 3" steel part that raises the lower bar mount, thing get loose all the time. Ill try and get a pic tommorow for clarity.
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OK, installed 4 degree shims today and driveline vibe is much better. I also took off the rear track bar and can't believe how much smoother the ride is now! How much thread would I have on the transfer case bolts to add some washers to lower it a half inch or so? Would I need to replace the bolts with longer ones?
Why only four degrees if you needed more. I'm going to assume you're adding washers the TC to get more of the vibe settled, right?
If you do change the bolts (which I don't think you'll need to) go with grade 8's...better safe than sorry.
Well, four was all I could get my hands on and it's my DD so I was in a bind to get some relief fast. Yes, I'm trying to get some of the vibe settled and was hoping just some washers would get me where I needed to be. I am planning on starting at 1/4" and going from there.