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Unread 01-20-2012, 07:05 PM   #16
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I would make a straight trackbar since you have to cut that one down. I've done it a couple times and it will work better. Then you can buy/fabricate a proper double shear mount at the frame.

IF you don't want to fabricate an axle mount the JKS piece works well.

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Unread 01-20-2012, 09:15 PM   #17
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I assume then if I went double shear at the frame that I would want the end in the exact same location, just rotated 90 %%d ?
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Unread 01-20-2012, 09:26 PM   #18
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It would allow you to move it forward a touch since you would use a non-bent trackbar. You'll want to do this to clear the diff. Just watch the pitman arm clearance. The RE mount may work, but I haven't used it. I built one similar for my wife's XJ for the RE bar.


Here's my TJ though at full bump. Yours won't need to be so tight, this has 2 inches of stretch.
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Unread 01-20-2012, 09:43 PM   #19
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If you have the track bar enter the bracket at an angle (say 3 degrees) that is slack for track bar movement that you don't have otherwise. I can say that changing the track bar 3 degrees was one thing that eliminated my DW.
what slack? unless you are using a bushing, and having it enter the bracket at an angle... but that would be silly...
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Unread 01-21-2012, 06:50 AM   #20
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what slack? unless you are using a bushing, and having it enter the bracket at an angle... but that would be silly...
Based on the picture he posted he did use bushings, which actually brings me to my next question bushings heims or jhonny joints? I imagine that the consenses is using to using heims on both ends?
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