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post #1 of 14 Old 12-29-2008, 12:21 AM Thread Starter
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Ladder bars!

I need them BADD. I want to do a burnout or squeal the tires off the line with out the truck boncing like a ball. Ive already killed many U joints, Drive shaft carrier bearings, shocks, and drive shafts! (custom HD one built thats holding up good) because of it.


Who makes them???. Is there Kits that i can Make my own from.

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a buddie of mine went to a steel place and bought some 1x1 steel tubing and some other stuff and made his for about 75$.but if you want to buy new ones im sure someone here can tell you were you can get a set.
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2in tubing with hime joints on each end one to the frame one to the axel
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Here are some pics of some good Ladder bars

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it is great to have them, however it is going to ride stiff.

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get a hold of stump. he made his own for his x. he did a nice job.

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What's the purpose of ladder bars? Limit spring wrap up??

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What's the purpose of ladder bars? Limit spring wrap up??

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That is correct, prevents axle wrap. The longer you make them the better and the nicer the ride. If they are made short then they bind when the suspension is actuated and it makes for a stiffer ride, see how long the ones on the Green truck I posted are.

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Make your own you can get the parts ..
always make a ladder bar with a shackle in the front so you won't hurt the ride and also won't break parts.
Good read..BamBar - Ultimate Anti-Wrap Solution - Jeepaholics Anonymous
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i got mine from rough country

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