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Old 10-27-2013, 08:40 AM
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Track Bar Snapped!

Iv got an 02 f350 with a 2" leveling kit I put on a couple months ago. I'm guessing within the past week or so my front track bar snapped in the middle. My question is Is it ok to drive it for a short period of time before I get a new adjustable one? Iv heard of ppl removing it completely and God only knows how long IV been driving it like this and I haven't noticed any change in the handling.
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Old 10-27-2013, 02:59 PM
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Was it a stock bar?
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Yes it was the stock one
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You're ok to drive it for a little while but don't go crazy. I'm surprised you dont' notice a difference. I drove like that on one of my trucks for 2 days and it felt like the cab was floating side to side whenever I slightly turned, especially at speed.
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Its fine. Your 02 has leaf springs which dont need a track bar to handle properly. The track bar is there just to increase handling slightly. On a coil spring suspension the track bar is needed to center the axle but on an 02 the leafs center it naturally
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