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Old July 23rd, 2013, 01:12 PM   #1
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Default Stupid track bar.

So we've played the eff you eff me game with track bars and bushings for well as long as I've had the Jeep. The heepheep has JCR steering and now its in need of a track bar. Been looking at the Rubicon Express Heavy Duty, Rock Krawler, TNT, and JKS. Feed back? Wisdom? Knowledge on any? I do DD the jeep (that has 5.5'' of lift and 35s) if that makes any bit of difference.
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Old July 23rd, 2013, 01:15 PM   #2
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I liked the iron rock off-road one on the old lady's xj. Double shear.

Small recommendations to lubricate the poly bushings top prevent squeaking. I used wd40.. because I had it laying around.

I have their hd tie rod on there too.
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Upgrade to a double shear with a new bracket and never look back
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i used a rustys track bar kit
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Thanks for the advice. Bought the Rubicon Express.
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Thanks for the advice. Bought the Rubicon Express.
If you went double shear, make sure you get the correct bracket too.

My guess is that it costs about $50 more than iro...
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If you went double shear, make sure you get the correct bracket too.

My guess is that it costs about $50 more than iro...
Yup- bought the double shear bracket and I believe it was an additional $50. Cross your finger this one holds up!
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Cross your fingers it won't hit anything.
Check out the new one from metalcloak. Stronger and better fit than currie at 1/2 the price.
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I cant remeber the brand i bought but it was made by a small company purchased from e. bay. Its beefy as hell and clears with 6.5" lift.
The old one didnt wanna come out tho, i had to cu it in half and there was a lot of cussin out of the drivers side end. Shit wouldnt come out, also tore the bracket on the other side. Ended up putting in a grade 8 bolt in replacement of the stock one that i had to cut.
It was a fun journey. Lol
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