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Unread 11-07-2014, 09:00 PM   #1
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Adjustable rear track bar/ bracket question

A few months ago I put an OME 4" lift on my 2012 4dr Rubicon. It came with a rear track bar relocation bracket. I now have an adjustable rear track bar I'm plan on installing. The question I have.

Remove the bracket and install the adjustable bar? OR
Keep the bracket AND install the adjustable bar?

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Unread 11-07-2014, 09:22 PM   #2
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I'd keep it on there for a rainy day never know u might go bigger, and I'm pretty sure it's on there to correct the angles of the lift for flex
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Unread 11-07-2014, 11:24 PM   #3
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Keep the bracket and add the adjustable track bar. The stock brackets are a real weak point. Even a bolt on aftermarket bracket adds strength to the setup.
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Ideally - to maintain roll center - if you widen the track width with less backspace - the track bar should be made longer to return the same proportion of track bar length to track width... AND should be close to level (axle side slightly below frame side) when sitting at curb height.

Sometimes this means both...
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Unread 11-08-2014, 07:07 AM   #5
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Like what Jwmbishop said, keep the trackbar bracket to help maintain the roll center. This Teraflex video touches on why raising the trackbar location is important. Fast forward to about 0:50 in the video if you want to skip the nonsense.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AKUoyukFhoo
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Unread 11-08-2014, 07:12 AM   #6
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Thanks guys
That's what I was thinking, but wanted others opinion on the matter!
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