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post #1 of 9 Old 05-02-2011, 09:20 PM Thread Starter
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Rear Track bar ? should i get the extension bracket or a adjustable track bar

Ok just bought a front jks adjustable track bar after i lifted 2.5 inch.
Now looking at the rear axel I noticed that my tire looks to be sticking out on the passenger side about a 1/2 to 1 inch further than it does on the driver side.

SO Iv been told i need the relocating bracket for the rear track bar to fix this. looking online all the brackets I found were for 3+ inches of lift. I also hear they are a major pain in the *** to put in. So would I be better/easier off just buying a adjustable track bar that i can fine tune the alignment in with ??

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post #2 of 9 Old 05-06-2011, 10:57 AM Thread Starter
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post #3 of 9 Old 05-06-2011, 11:23 AM
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for 2.5" of lift, the bracket is fine.

you need the relocation bracket either way, or the adjustable track bar will bind on the stock bracket and cause it to rip off.



although, the added stress of the relocation bracket does induce stress into the bracket, it can be reinforced so that the stock mount doesn't become damaged.



weld it all together and reinforce.


Read here:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/tr...-bars-1147535/
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/an...acket-1147395/
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/re...5/#post6297104


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post #4 of 9 Old 05-06-2011, 11:43 AM
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You can also drill a new hole in the stock bracket.

Like this:


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post #5 of 9 Old 05-06-2011, 11:47 AM
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I am pretty sure i have the extension bracket if you want it you can have it... Let me find it and you pay the shipping.

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^ that would be great if your able to find that bracket! So just double check all I need to do is put this bracket on and Im good to go with the stock track bar?
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^ that would be great if your able to find that bracket! So just double check all I need to do is put this bracket on and Im good to go with the stock track bar?
Good to go as long as the stock bracket does not tear off the axle like Unlimited04 mentioned above.
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Sorry man I could not find it, there is one for sale on this board

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post #9 of 9 Old 05-10-2011, 09:20 AM
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I've got a relocation bracket off of a Zone lift you can have. Do you get up to Columbus? If you want it just PM me and I'll give you a call.

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