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Old January 7th, 2008, 08:35 AM   #1
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i recently bought a 94 wrangler with a 4" lift and it was missing the rear trac bar the guy had everything professionally installed and had many mods done my cousin also bought a 94 wrangler with a 4" lift yesterday and i was missing the rear trac bar too. my question is is there a good reason for not having them other than saving money. i was looking for brackets or adjustable trac bars for a 4" lift in the rear and i couldnt really find much stuff that wasnt in kits so if there is something i should get what would you recommend. i also think this is the clinking problem it has when i go around corners. so how necessary are they in the rear cause if there not i might try some polyurethane spring bushings to get rid of the clinking.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:00 AM   #2
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I don't think YJ's have a rear track bar at all. They are not necessary with a leaf sprung suspension.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:22 AM   #3
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I don't think YJ's have a rear track bar at all. They are not necessary with a leaf sprung suspension.
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YJ's don't have track bars as far as I know.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:29 AM   #4
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x3, 99% sure they dont have one.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:51 AM   #5
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They do have them stock. You do not want one though.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:53 AM   #6
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YJ's do have rear track bars. Most lift kits tell you pitch the rear track bar when installing the lift kit.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 09:58 AM   #7
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throw out the front one while your at it.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 10:22 AM   #8
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throw out the front one while your at it.
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Old January 7th, 2008, 11:15 AM   #9
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YJ's do have rear track bars. Most lift kits tell you pitch the rear track bar when installing the lift kit.
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they have one stock.

My 95 YJ hasn't had one since early 97 though.
Rubicon Express instructions literally said to remove and throw out lol
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I threw out my front, and rear track bars, and the sway bar too. It is barely noticable on the road and much better off road.

Check and see if your shackles are hitting the frame and clunking.
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I was wondering about the front one, as I removed my rear one in accordance with the 2.5" RE lift kit instructions. 1994 YJ.
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The YJ did come with a rear track bar from the factory. Some company's that offer lifts include a relocation bracket for the axle. The one I had on mine just caused enough stress on the factory bracket that it ripped off the axle. I have since gotten rid of the rear track bar and don't notice any ill affects with out it.
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