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which traction bars to get

Looking for advice on which traction bars to get. I am trying to smooth out my shifts as much as possible. My truck has a 4" lift, with 37" tires and a spartan 250 tune. I hope the traction bars will solve the rough shifts, it feels like the rearend is falling out from under it.
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OUO or Farmboy Fab

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Don't you have pro comp's never hear you say them when guys ask don't like them? my vote is PMF great products great prices!

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Don't you have pro comp's never hear you say them when guys ask don't like them? my vote is PMF great products great prices!

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Yea, I have Pro Comp....and will be selling them down the road when I lift my truck and go with OUO traction blocks

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Yea, I have Pro Comp....and will be selling them down the road when I lift my truck and go with OUO traction blocks
Didn't you just take a lift off a few months ago?
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I saw a set of OUO bars in person today... The welding is... kinda disappointing.

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If you've got some fabrication skills and access to a welder, Wide Open Performance sells a DIY traction bar kit. Has the brackets and heims needed. You supply the tubing, cut it to the length you need, and weld everything up.


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how would the procomps work on a 2in lift? better shifts?

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For the money that ouo costs you would think they would look top notch guess your paying for the name!
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Farm Boy stage 2 bars here. They were one of my favorite mods so far.

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