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Unread 04-19-2014, 01:14 PM   #1
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Rear tracbar issue

I am having rubbing issues between the rear tracbar and the unibody, it started several days ago and I don't know why.
Anyone had any similar issues?

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Unread 04-19-2014, 02:19 PM   #2
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No but mine just started making popping noises again and the bushing has gone bad on the passenger side. Looks like the problems with the Rusty's track bar are surfacing.
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Unread 04-19-2014, 02:37 PM   #3
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No but mine just started making popping noises again and the bushing has gone bad on the passenger side. Looks like the problems with the Rusty's track bar are surfacing.
I installed rustys adjustable upper control arms like a month ago, so I don't think that the UCA are the issue
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Unread 04-19-2014, 05:11 PM   #4
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Is the mount bent at all? Never seen this issue before.
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Unread 04-19-2014, 06:56 PM   #5
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Is the mount bent at all? Never seen this issue before.
I checked and it doesn't look bend. the wk didn't got rear ended or nothing, it started two Fridays ago while going out to the beach.
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Unread 04-19-2014, 09:52 PM   #6
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Bushing for the track bar, not the UCA. Sorry I should have made that clearer.
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Unread 04-20-2014, 01:01 AM   #7
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Are you lifted?
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Lifted or not something is off. The passenger rear is pushed back relative to the driver rear. Either the entire axle or the trackbar mounts.

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what does the bushing on the passenger side look like as well as that end of the trackbar in general?
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Unread 04-20-2014, 06:28 AM   #9
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I installed rustys adjustable upper control arms like a month ago, so I don't think that the UCA are the issue
Looks like you need to shorten the UCA's and/or bend that metal out of the way. You've pushed the axle too far back.
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Unread 04-20-2014, 08:27 AM   #10
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The wk is lifted 4.5". The UCA were extended like 1/2 from oem.
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The UCA were extended like 1/2 from oem.
Sounds like the cause of the issue.
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Unread 04-20-2014, 01:16 PM   #12
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Sounds like the cause of the issue.
I will try and bend were the tracbar is hitting, because if I return the UCA to stock length, the driveshaft will start vibrating around 140 km/h.
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Unread 04-20-2014, 04:32 PM   #13
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This is how it looks on the passenger side
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Unread 04-20-2014, 05:22 PM   #14
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Not to derail, but what lift do you have? JBA springs? I like the red
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Unread 04-20-2014, 05:25 PM   #15
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Not to derail, but what lift do you have? JBA springs? I like the red
It is a superlift with JBA springs.
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