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Old 03-31-2013, 11:56 AM   #1
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track bar bracket bolt fell out

So I'm in the mountains and I heard a metal sound while driving on the road so I stopped and found that my bolt in my rear trackbar bracket fell out. So I took one of my quick discos clamp and put it through for atleast some help. I searched for a long time trying to find it on the road but no luck. Any advice? I have no idea what to do or if its harmful or not.

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Old 03-31-2013, 12:34 PM   #2
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If you drive very carefully and take it easy around curves until you can get the bolt replaced, you'll be fine. Now that'd be a serious problem if it happened to the front track bar instead.

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K I got home and luckily home depot was open. I was able to fix it pretty easily. I also replaced my front track bar bolt because the previous owner had almost stripped out the torx. Thanks Jerry
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Were you able to replace it with a 'grade 8' or metric equivalent?
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:24 PM   #5
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Yeah i got a class 10.9
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