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Old 04-16-2013, 09:30 PM   #1
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I have a 05 wrangler I bought the rough country track bar. I requires me to drill two holes into the frame. My question is do they make a devices that will drill a straight hole threw the frame. I can't drill a straight hole to save my life

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If you have access to a drill press, you could drill a block of wood or aluminum, then clamp it in place and use it as a drill guide.

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You may also want to start with a smaller bit or center drill and work your way up to size to prevent the bit from walking. Or a good punch, in fact, I'd punch it before attempting to drill.
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I have a 05 wrangler I bought the rough country track bar. I requires me to drill two holes into the frame. My question is do they make a devices that will drill a straight hole threw the frame. I can't drill a straight hole to save my life
front or rear? what are you drilling & why? what exact track bar do you have? pictures would help.
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Old 04-16-2013, 10:12 PM   #5
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The only time I had to drill when I installed my rear track bar, was for the relocation bracket on the axle housing.
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i just put the rough country adj. track bar on.had to drill the 2 holes in frame and put the crush proof sleeves inside the frame.follow the directions.i started with 2 different smaller sized drill bits and then went to the required 29/32 size.put the track bar on and took it to the alighnment shop and it is good to go.
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Old 04-17-2013, 02:53 PM   #7
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Thanks for the help guys
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Thanks for the help guys
if you're doing the front, check this out:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/rc-1...ml#post3649860

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