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Talking Installed Traction Bars on my Dads truck

Got my Dad's truck for a couple weeks to get it all setup for his new trailer. It is a stock leveled shortbed crewcab 2002 truck.

Went ahead and installed a set of adaptable length bolt on traction bars from One Up Offroad... Very happy with it and install was very easy. Can't wait till my Dad tows with his truck... Got a few more things coming. Hopefully he likes everything!










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You will get some axle wrap with a heavy trailer, I can feel it when towing my gooseneck with some heavy equipment. My Deavers will wrap enough to make the tires rub the front of the rear fender well if I give it too much throttle on aceleration.
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Yes I just had to drill holes in the frame for the front mounts.

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Looks great. Been looking around at these recently and this might have just swayed me over to OUO. Very nice!

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I think it took me about the same time to unpackage everything as it did to install it....LOL. It took me like an hour and a half to unpackage it...LOL.

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This is what I got them for.

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