Long time since any updates, here we go!
Terrible "clunk" from passenger side when steering/falling off rocks. No swaybar on the thing, so as I suspected the trackbar mount hole on the axle had 'wallowed' out:
The hole in the rear was even worse.
I bought a new trackbar (at first I thought the bushing on mine was shot, who knows, but it can't hurt to replace it). I bored out the bushing a bit to 7/16", the mount holes too, and got a 7/16" bolt to replace the torx stocker.
New toy in the garage:
As you may know the stock nut has a tab that makes it easier to tighten, you don't have to hold it with a wrench as it just wedges against the bracket while you tighten. I wanted to try to copy that:
Cleaned off the nut too:
Give me a break, it's the third time I've welded ever-
In with red loctite and bubba torque:
No more clunk!
Oh, and had to get this:
Thanks for checking out my heep