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Old March 6th, 2013, 07:25 PM   #1
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Default Trac bar bushing replaced and still hopping

I've got a 1978 bronco. I did the trac bar bushings and it still hops when driving. the passenger side radius arm bushing was just relpaced when i got it and i have the bushings for the other side but it doesn't look bad. Could the axle be crooked beacuse of this? I'm gonna check the wheel bearings, rotors, ball joints, and steering. Is there anything I'm not thinking of?
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Old March 7th, 2013, 10:03 AM   #2
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Any suggestions guys?
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Old March 7th, 2013, 11:11 AM   #3
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the track bar frame mount is on the side of the shock mount. the shock mount just bolts on. make sure its uber tight. the mount on my friends bronco came loose a few times. i finally welded it on. make sure it has no play in it. just a random idea?
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the track bar frame mount is on the side of the shock mount. the shock mount just bolts on. make sure its uber tight. the mount on my friends bronco came loose a few times. i finally welded it on. make sure it has no play in it. just a random idea?
Will do. I'm curious as to wheather the rad arm bushing only being done on one side might be doing it if the trc bar mount is good. Call it a nagging feeling. I'm gonna check, but was wanting to know if it's a possibility. Anyhow thax for the info.
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When you say "hop", what does it do exactly?
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Will do. I'm curious as to wheather the rad arm bushing only being done on one side might be doing it if the trc bar mount is good. Call it a nagging feeling. I'm gonna check, but was wanting to know if it's a possibility. Anyhow thax for the info.
put a jack under the radius arm right at the mount.
see if it moves at all when you jack it up.
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