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Unread 11-01-2010, 07:22 PM   #16
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Well I've a lot more room back there now that I've proper tools and jacks. set of 6K jacks, impact wrench, and floor jack later and there is much more room to sag the rear with wheels off. (Don't think I could get my big old regular drill in there but lots of room for the angle drill.

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Unread 11-01-2010, 08:13 PM   #17
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an adjustable track bar will still require the OME or like relocation bracket to prevent the track bar from prying the bracket off the axle. I couldn't even beging to tell how many I've fixed or how many people will argue about it.

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any shock longer than stock requires the use of at least 1.25" rear bumpstop extensions, which is the amount needed to prevent the bracket from hitting the tub.
an angle drill is not needed with the shocks and track bar end unbolted, the axle hangs plently low.
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Unread 10-11-2012, 04:34 PM   #18
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I ordered this... 18 Volt 3/8" Cordless Right Angle Drill

should do the job... hope hope
I am having the issue as you did in the past to drill a hole in the top of relocation bracket. Were you ever able to drill that hole with angled drill? How did you do this? Did you take off the coil spring? Thanks in advance
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Unread 10-11-2012, 06:34 PM   #19
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I cured my DW by replacing a bent rear lCA. I don't think a trackbar would cause enough problems though?
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Unread 10-11-2012, 09:32 PM   #20
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I am having the issue as you did in the past to drill a hole in the top of relocation bracket. Were you ever able to drill that hole with angled drill? How did you do this? Did you take off the coil spring? Thanks in advance



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an angle drill is not needed with the shocks and track bar end unbolted, the axle hangs plently low.
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Unread 10-11-2012, 09:40 PM   #21
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I just jacked up the rear and supported it by the frame. Cordless Dewalt, regular bit fit in there fine without disconnecting anything. 2" BDS springs, 1.25" body lift.
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