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Old 04-19-2013, 09:11 PM   #1
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Front or Rear Track bar?

Im doing my research on which lift kit to go with at the moment, looking towards about a 3" or so kit with 32 or 33" tires.

My question for all of you is this, which track bar is most affected by the lift of this hight, front or rear? I understand that its a good idea to replace both front and rear with adjustables, and i for sure will, but on the strick budget the boss has me on , I may only be able to upgrade one when i puchase what ever kit i choose.

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I would buy a front adjustable and make sure whatever lift kit you buy comes with a relocation bracket for the rear

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I would buy a front adjustable and make sure whatever lift kit you buy comes with a relocation bracket for the rear
This is what I did. In the middle of the install, hopefully finished this weekend so I can Talk to Tom Woods on Monday.
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Front. When I had a 2" budget boost, I ran stock trackbars front and rear. It was barely noticeable. I later swapped just the front BB spacers for 3" front springs after a winch and bumper install. Then I could notice it up front. That is when I bought a front adjustable. Ran that way for a few years with no problems.
If I am not mistaken, a lot of lift kits come with a rear TB bracket to help keep the axle centered using the stock TB.
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