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Old April 8th, 2008, 09:19 AM   #21
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can i take it off my tj
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Old April 8th, 2008, 09:42 AM   #22
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can i take it off my tj
It would make a good Utube vid if you do
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Old April 8th, 2008, 10:06 AM   #23
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If it didn't need a track bar I'm sure the factory wouldn't have spent the money to put it there! Without it your springs will walk side to side and even worse with lift springs and bad bushings. Cut it, sleeve it and weld it up good untill you can buy an adjustable one or one that fits.
track bar was added on to the (87 - 95)wranglers, cj's did not have a track bar,

so they are not something necessary..they actually prevent articulation...

take it off and leave it off, unless you want to mall crawl...then put it on and look cool at the mall.
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Old April 8th, 2008, 10:49 AM   #24
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I have never seen a track bar delete kit though.
I have a whole stack of them here at the shop. $50 paypal will ship one to you in a box. :tonka:

Track bars = show queen trucks on the street

0 Track bar = you actually would like wheel your vehicle without getting stuck in shadows.

I had similar problems when I bought an '83? Jeep Cherokee Chief a few years ago. The front spring bushings were shot, wandered horribly. Replaced those and was TONS better, never bothered with all the other blown out bushings cuz I dumped it before I died from the fumes entering the vehicle!

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Old April 8th, 2008, 11:08 AM   #25
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I have never seen a track bar delete kit though.
buy far the dumbest thing I have ever heard. You don't need a kit to unbolt something and throw it away.
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Old April 8th, 2008, 11:30 AM   #26
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buy far the dumbest thing I have ever heard. You don't need a kit to unbolt something and throw it away.
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Old April 8th, 2008, 11:34 AM   #27
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Absolutly the shackles are putting extra leverage on the spring/bushings. All the more reason to have the TRACK BAR. You know that piece that's put there from the factory to prevent this and is definatly needed when someone buy's a shackle lift ! It almost makes me think someone had a crazy idea that a jeep owner may try to get a little extra lift by using extended shackles. Should anyone use them ? I'm not to judge. I will say even with new springs/bushings they will walk even without extended shackles. We all know you can buy extended shackles. I have never seen a track bar delete kit though.
Your smart

So when Ford put Firestones on Explorers that was a good idea? When GM converted the 350ci gasser to diesel that was a good idea? I could go on but I think everyone else but you gets my point!
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Old April 8th, 2008, 11:44 AM   #28
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It's not my fault you send incomplete job's out the door, Don't forget you are liable! What do you think would happen if one of those jeeps you lifted left your shop and was involved in a roll over accident and the DOT inspector noticed the track bar was not replaced after it was lifted? How do you suppose those track bar/spring bushing's went bad to begin with? Because the spring's were walking side to side maybe? Even replacing a track bar/bushings on a stock non lifted jeep or full size you have to walk the frame over the axles by turning the wheel back and fourth to line up the bolt in the bushing. My referance to the one of MANY truck's I have lifted was to show even on new 1 ton spring pack and bushings you can pull the spring pack back and fourth compressing the bushing's by hand, Now this being the case I wonder why those stupid Engineers who designed the suspension would waste all that time and money putting a track bar under there??? I think you should should get ahold of those auto manufactures and let them know YOU are much smarter than all their design Engineers and they are just wasting money on those useless track bar's.....Genius has no boundries! I'm done. Never argue with a FOOL, They will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!

wow your clueless as to how a trackbar works. in this situation he is trying to use a trackbar to mask other problems. if those problems are corrected the trackbar is useless and will hinder offroad use. furthermore booty fab like sleeving a trackbar is just a wast of time when the PROBLEM still exists.

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Old April 8th, 2008, 04:47 PM   #29
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did any one catch that he was talking about a tj? then why is every one goin on about pre 97 yjs and leaf springs hopefully his ? is a joke but if not you definitely need a track bar on any vehicle that has almost any form of link suspension with coils, unless it is trianulated. the track bar is used to align the body over the axles.:miff:
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did any one catch that he was talking about a tj? then why is every one goin on about pre 97 yjs and leaf springs hopefully his ? is a joke but if not you definitely need a track bar on any vehicle that has almost any form of link suspension with coils, unless it is trianulated. the track bar is used to align the body over the axles.:miff:
yes we caught his sarcasm about the TJ, thanks though
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Old April 8th, 2008, 04:59 PM   #31
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I like track bars...they are the cool...in fact I made a homemade one
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Old April 8th, 2008, 09:22 PM   #32
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guys guys step back from your keyboards and take a deep breath ....ok now THE PROBLEM IAM HAVING IS NO WHERE NEAR WHAT YOUR THINKING the jeep isnt all over the road its roads with ruts in the ashphalt that likes to grab the jeep and move it around somewhat honestly its no big deal since iam used to it now anyway i will check everything over so you can sleep at night but relax please this was a simple question
iam not going to kill anyone cause the jeep with 35s grabs the road once in a while
it was a simple question
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Old April 9th, 2008, 08:38 AM   #33
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We know Tom, were just having fun now.
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Old April 9th, 2008, 10:57 AM   #34
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buy far the dumbest thing I have ever heard. You don't need a kit to unbolt something and throw it away.
Bones if you had a brain you would propobly take it out and fukc it!......Obviously you can't recognize sarcasm.

The rest of you guy's are about as sharp as a bag of wet mice! He's DRIVING the jeep this summer before he mods it for WHEELING. With those shackles/lift springs an articulation preventing track bar will go along way towards keeping him in his own lane going down the road.

Anyone else reading this thread PLEASE don't go take your track bar off to gain articulation! Oh hell take it off, lgottler said "If you actually would like to wheel your vehicle without getting stuck in shadows you better not have one" So let's take them all off so we too can "actually wheel"

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Bones if you had a brain you would propobly take it out and fukc it!......Obviously you can't recognize sarcasm.

The rest of you guy's are about as sharp as a bag of wet mice! He's DRIVING the jeep this summer before he mods it for WHEELING. With those shackles/lift springs an articulation preventing track bar will go along way towards keeping him in his own lane going down the road.

Anyone else reading this thread PLEASE don't go take your track bar off to gain articulation! Oh hell take it off, lgottler said "If you actually would like to wheel your vehicle without getting stuck in shadows you better not have one" So let's take them all off so we too can "actually wheel"
after everything I've read I don't think you have a single clue about suspension dynamics...just because the factory does or puts something on their vehical doesn't mean it's right or safe with or without said piece...you should do yourself a favor and go tickle your asshole for alittle while...
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after everything I've read I don't think you have a single clue about suspension dynamics...just because the factory does or puts something on their vehical doesn't mean it's right or safe with or without said piece...you should do yourself a favor and go tickle your asshole for alittle while...
Well, I was hoping you would tickle my belly button with your nose!........with my COCK in your MOUTH. Just admit it you know you want to.
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Old April 9th, 2008, 03:09 PM   #37
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Anyone else reading this thread PLEASE don't go take your track bar off to gain articulation! Oh hell take it off, lgottler said "If you actually would like to wheel your vehicle without getting stuck in shadows you better not have one" So let's take them all off so we too can "actually wheel"
that tells me alot about you and is damn funnythanks
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