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Old March 24th, 2006, 08:11 AM   #32
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Originally Posted by comanche38
Good point guys. I guess that I am just going to have to pick a method and try it to see if it works for my Jeep, driving style and ease. I also wonder about the people that have insane amounts of flex and no sway bars and tie down to the axles. Does the Jeep lean way over on turns just like if it were being driven on the road = weight transfer? I should have a good amount of flex when I am done but with 38" tires full size axles and fitting in a standard garage with about 6" of clearence I should never be top heavy I personally have never had good things to say about chains. They are to "harsh" Straps, if taken care of will last a long time and take some of the jerk out of it. I also don't like the "have to go to the next chain link" when you only need 1/2 or 1/4 of a link.:dunie:
Straps if you take care of them thats the key .At work we go throuh straps alot tieing machinery down ,scares me when I here wraping around the axel.

Chains :you dont need a big log chain to tie down a rig ,get your chains the right length and you are done, hookem tighten gone .

And yes you will get the same sway or really close on a trailer .I Followed a guy from the Bad Lands and he had his sway bars dis. and the thing was all over the place .
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