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Unread 05-11-2006, 08:26 PM   #1
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Traction bar?

Just got a whole new axle set up for my 82 cj7. The rear dana 44 came with a nice haevy duty traction bar set up. The only thing is how do i connect the bar to the frame and if i do is this going to limit my articulation?

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Unread 05-14-2006, 05:12 PM   #2
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Gotta post pics so we can see what you're talking about..
'80 CJ5 w/AMC360, T176, D44 w/Detroit 4.56, RE 4" YJ lift and 35s..

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Unread 05-16-2006, 02:16 PM   #3
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What kind of traction bar system is it?

A lot of them, not knowing what yours is, use a shackle like system to connect to the tranny cross member. This provides good isolation of vibration and allows movement on the end so it doesn't impact articulaiton much.

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