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post #1 of 16 Old 12-22-2011, 12:45 PM Thread Starter
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track bar build help!

ok so im about to build a custom set of track bars for my 2006 6.0 ccsb 8in lift on 40s..

my question is how long should they be? ive already got a design and i know how im going to mount them.. all bolt on, but i need to know a good starting point for length... any ideas?

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Make me a set for stock suspension pleassssssssee. Haha. Have you looked at other bars and seen how long other companies make them. I don't think there is a wrong length.

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Make me a set for stock suspension pleassssssssee. Haha. Have you looked at other bars and seen how long other companies make them. I don't think there is a wrong length.


im pretty positive that i could make some for you as well.. my buddy is an awesome fabricator/ welder..

ive looked around and im going to do a floating style setup similar to fabtech.. and i have been looking but company's dont want to give out specs for this reason..lol

ive noticed that several install instructions say to install the upper track bar mount on the flat part of the frame near the body mount (sb) and for the (Lb) mount were the frame curves.. so i guess going off of this i should be able to get approximate dimensions and then make the traction bar adjustable?

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How are you attaching to the axle. Some just clamp to the round part of the axle, some use the shock mounts and some use special blocks that are part of the lift

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when you get this put together i would love to see some pics. my fron axel is way off no with 10" of lift

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Bolt on clamp. I'll build a cage that will fit around the ubolts and axel and then clamps over the top of the axel.

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Track bars??? Their is only 1 track bar needed..

Just buy a quality track bar...
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yeah thats what i thought, he means traction bars, not track bar. track bar centers front axle and traction bars prevent axle wrap

i need a set for stock but all the ones i find are for lift kits. where are you located? you arent from covington, Ky by any chance?

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