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post #496 of 1781 Old 02-24-2010, 07:22 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone ever tried the IronMan fabrication track bar? They say it can be adjusted while connected on both ends and it's good for 0"-6" lift.

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any track bar that comes straight across from the mount will hit the differential without 2" + bumpstop extensions...

that bar will adjust without removing it tho... the TRE end looks to be a stock tie rod end, the threaded shaft is way small for use on a track bar. even a 22mm is to small IMO.

I would never recommend it's use on a tj.... seriously, it's barely larger than a Dime


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havent got your hand on that TB bracket talked about earlier?

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havent got your hand on that TB bracket talked about earlier?
nope, It's looking like I'll have to buy one.

My first priority after I loose the cast is to finish the Track Bar design I started, It's not likely going to be a bolt on piece tho.

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Alright, there is so much info in this thread i couldn't digest it in one sitting. I am in need of a new front track bar myself to replace the stock one. I'm running RE 3.5" springs on a LJ. Anyone got any advice on what track bar would be best for me?

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Alright, there is so much info in this thread i couldn't digest it in one sitting. I am in need of a new front track bar myself to replace the stock one. I'm running RE 3.5" springs on a LJ. Anyone got any advice on what track bar would be best for me?
CE9120TJS is the best application for you at this time.

Bear in mine you MUST have a minimum of 2" bumpstops with a stock differntial cover to clear.

I was just talking to another individual about the Nth Degree track bar/frame brace. IMO it is the best option but requires more modification than the averge person is willing to do if it's used with less than 2.5" bumpstop extension.

The best person to contact for the currie HD offset track bar is provelogear here on JF, (Gerald @ Savvy), He can beat what I can sell them for.

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CE9120TJS is the best application for you at this time.

Bear in mine you MUST have a minimum of 2" bumpstops with a stock differntial cover to clear.

I was just talking to another individual about the Nth Degree track bar/frame brace. IMO it is the best option but requires more modification than the averge person is willing to do if it's used with less than 2.5" bumpstop extension.

The best person to contact for the currie HD offset track bar is provelogear here on JF, (Gerald @ Savvy), He can beat what I can sell them for.

Thanks for the info, i had my eye on the RE 1600. Any info on that? Assuming i have 2" bumpstop already will that bar work as well/close to the currie? The price on the RE is hard to beat, i can get it shipped for $150...

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I want that JOKE, deleted out of my thread unless you can send me one to prove it fits, particularly the "double shear" mount... there's already a few pics in the thread that shows why they don't work.


If it's legit, I'll happily retract my negative comments...

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Thanks for the info, i had my eye on the RE 1600. Any info on that? Assuming i have 2" bumpstop already will that bar work as well/close to the currie? The price on the RE is hard to beat, i can get it shipped for $150...
RE is very hard to beat on price... but it flexes like elastic (so to speak) in the bends, not to mention has a larger yet bump stop requirement and a heim joint that lasts about as long as the super-flex bushings.

MAP pricing on a new RE 1600 is $164.00. is there a link to your source?

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My mistake, my quote is $160 shipped through 4 wheel customs. I'm really leaning towards the RE because of the price... My general purpose of my jeep is a DD, which see's forest trails and some rock trails in the summer, nothing TOO extreme. So from what i understand i should be alright with the RE, understanding that the currie IS the better way to go, at almost twice the price.

Another thing i am curious about in your findings, is there any aftermarket diff cover for a dana 44 that has a lower profile than the stock cover? If so they could help with some of the hitting issue that, apparently all track bars mounted in the stock positions have.

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I've had the RE 1600 on my jeep 70k miles and replaced the rubber end once, can't recall if it needed it though. The heim joint no problems except it looks like I should take more care of it though. Oh, and the heim joint threads are pretty much seized into the tube, I'll never adjust it again.

Seems to be fine for my DD, I do have 2" bumpstops and no rubbing the diff cover. I'm not super extreme but have taken it some good stuff quite a few times and it may tweak more, but I don't know any different.
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My mistake, my quote is $160 shipped through 4 wheel customs. I'm really leaning towards the RE because of the price... My general purpose of my jeep is a DD, which see's forest trails and some rock trails in the summer, nothing TOO extreme. So from what i understand i should be alright with the RE, understanding that the currie IS the better way to go, at almost twice the price.

Another thing i am curious about in your findings, is there any aftermarket diff cover for a dana 44 that has a lower profile than the stock cover? If so they could help with some of the hitting issue that, apparently all track bars mounted in the stock positions have.
there is nothing lower profile than the stock cover... Barnet covers are as good as you get for low profile... there's a page or so in the thread about the covers as well, some where, you'll find some rambling by cb3 about covers... a lot of the testing I did was on his jeep...

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I've had the RE 1600 on my jeep 70k miles and replaced the rubber end once, can't recall if it needed it though. The heim joint no problems except it looks like I should take more care of it though. Oh, and the heim joint threads are pretty much seized into the tube, I'll never adjust it again.

Seems to be fine for my DD, I do have 2" bump stops and no rubbing the diff cover. I'm not super extreme but have taken it some good stuff quite a few times and it may tweak more, but I don't know any different.

yep, heard that before... the last guy that was here and said that, got his springs removed by me to prove his point after a heated debate, turns out I was right in the first place. It won't hit under normal driving or articulation, but if you go off road and get to horsing around you're liable to smack it, especially if you run whoops or on the dunes. that's where the pics of the busted RE track bars in this thread came from.

I want your factory 07-up take-off/thrown out JK front/rear Lower Control Arms! Bent ones are perfect also as long as the bushings and cold cut rings are in good shape/useable


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yep, heard that before... the last guy that was here and said that, got his springs removed by me to prove his point after a heated debate, turns out I was right in the first place. It won't hit under normal driving or articulation, but if you go off road and get to horsing around you're liable to smack it, especially if you run whoops or on the dunes. that's where the pics of the busted RE track bars in this thread came from.
Fair enough. I've never pulled the springs, mine may touch indeed, I can take your word for that with all the research you have been doing. Just no marks on my cover or bar after two trips through the Rubicon and some local stuff. I don't do whoops so it works for me and my needs. I just wanted to respond that it is an okay option for the $, at least on my DD/weekend 4x4.
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