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Unread 09-27-2013, 02:23 PM   #1
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Which Front Track Bar? 2.5" Spring Lift

I am anal and want to install an adjustable track bar on the front of my 2013 JK. I have an AEV 2.5" spring lift with geometry correction brackets.

What brand front track bar seems to be the best?

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Unread 09-27-2013, 02:32 PM   #2
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Unread 09-27-2013, 03:58 PM   #3
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I went with the JKS and it works fine for me...front and rear.
http://jksmfg.com/i-8938526-wrangler...-trackbar.html
http://jksmfg.com/i-8938535-wrangler...-trackbar.html
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Unread 09-27-2013, 04:34 PM   #4
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Rock Krawler on my AEV, works great!
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Unread 09-27-2013, 04:43 PM   #5
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TeraFlex Monster Trackbar.
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Unread 09-27-2013, 06:10 PM   #6
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TeraFlex Monster Trackbar.
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I installed a Teraflex 2.5 lift, so it made sense to me.
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Unread 09-27-2013, 06:14 PM   #7
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I did the teraflex TB, just change out the factory TB bolts while your in there. 9/16 x 3" fine thread fit a lot better than the mectric stock bolts.
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Unread 09-27-2013, 06:24 PM   #8
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Ive seen two tf track bars break in person, another online, ORE's king of the hammers rig "evo 1" still runs the stocker. Bracket make a choice but personally id go synergy or jks
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Unread 09-27-2013, 07:53 PM   #9
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Ive seen two tf track bars break in person, another online, ORE's king of the hammers rig "evo 1" still runs the stocker. Bracket make a choice but personally id go synergy or jks
That was the old design which were taken off the market. The threaded piece on the new model is bigger in diameter then the factory Trackbar. You gotta be in some serious rocks to break that.
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And....the 3 in 9/16 bolt needs to be shouldered to keep from tearing the bushing apart!
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Unread 09-28-2013, 03:45 PM   #12
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I have the Rock Krawler adjustable TB. The thing is beefy!

I do have a follow up question to the original one. How did everyone torque the jam nuts properly? They were the only things I couldn't torque to spec. I did put the bar in a vice and wrench the you-know-what out of them. But I have no clue if I hit the 200-220 ft-lb mark. Should I be worried?
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Unread 09-30-2013, 09:09 AM   #13
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I have the Rock Krawler adjustable TB. The thing is beefy!

I do have a follow up question to the original one. How did everyone torque the jam nuts properly? They were the only things I couldn't torque to spec. I did put the bar in a vice and wrench the you-know-what out of them. But I have no clue if I hit the 200-220 ft-lb mark. Should I be worried?
I basically did the same as you, along with Loctite blue in the bar and the jam nuts. Mine haven't moved.

I have RK's on both ends from the Pro (7075 aluminum) line.
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Unread 09-30-2013, 09:13 AM   #14
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is fabbing one an option? its what i did and it cost me about 75 dollars....

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Unread 09-30-2013, 11:12 AM   #15
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Thank you all for your replies!!! I decided on the Rock Krawler bar due to its low cost and good reviews. Supposed to take a couple weeks to get so I will update when I get it installed.

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