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Arrow CalTracs Installed!

So far I am really pleased with them. I haven't been able to really test them out yet, but hopefully will be able to this weekend at Rudy's.

Here are some pics of them installed.







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They look great, hopefully they work like I've seen them work on some cars in the past that drug the bumper on little tires

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very clean looking install
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Are these any good for a daily driver? How are you liking them? Where did you buy them at?

Looks good, I really like your wheel/tire setup too its making me rethink my 35s and going with something a tad smaller and a street tire.
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Are these any good for a daily driver? How are you liking them? Where did you buy them at?

Looks good, I really like your wheel/tire setup too its making me rethink my 35s and going with something a tad smaller and a street tire.
They are fine daily driving. They are a little noisy though. I wouldn't recommend them to anyone who solely daily drives their truck. I got them with intentions of taking my truck to the track quite often, which is what they were designed for.

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Newbie question, how are traction bars noisy. I mean whats making the noise exactly, I thought traction bars just helped keep the rear axle from rolling upward.

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CalTracs are known to be noisy. Mine creak and pop while daily driving. They probably have to much load on them and need to be adjusted, but even when they aren't loaded they make a little noise. CalTracs are a true leaf spring style traction bar, for traction control at the drag strip.

Guys looking for a traction bar setup to stop axle wrap and dampen firm transmission shifts should look in to the OUO and PMF traction block/bar setups.

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how much did your 60' drop?
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how much did your 60' drop?
I went from a 1.70 with Pro Comp bars (not that they did anything) to a 1.67 with the CalTracs....and that is not even adjusting the CalTracs yet. They are set the same as they have been since day one. I think I can tighten them up some next time I get out to the track and get close to a 1.65

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Truck looks great as does the new setup! The Caltracs are a nice setup and well made. Lets see some video!

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