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Old 05-01-2014, 12:10 PM   #1
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Which Adjustable Track Bar????

So I've decided to install an adjustable rear track bar (to compensate for the angled track bar relocation bracket that I need to fix the problem of the track bar mashing into the gas tank skid when I set the pinion angle of the axle to the transfer case so that I can order a custom drive shaft because I upgraded to a slip yoke eliminator after bending the main shaft of the transfer case after an ill fated trip out to Sunflower Mines).

Still have the D35 but plans are in the works for an F8.8 swap with 35's and a locker.

My question is, will just a simple Rough Country adjustable track bar be fine for both applications or should I go a bit more beefy?

If so then what is the recommendation?

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I'd go either Currie or JKS. Skyjacker makes nothing I would bother installing.

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I know what you mean, Jerry. I have RC lower fronts and upper rear adjustables and I already regret that decision.
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Metal Cloak is also another brand to keep in mind. Some people are skeptical because it is a newer company, but it is a fraction of the price and has quality stuff. Just bought mine and received it on Tuesday
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I'm running the JKS front and rear trackbars. Nice and beefy.
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Personally, I like the Currie the best, but the Metalcloak offers a little more clearance, is a great track bar, and is the least expensive of the three.

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I narrowed down to Currie, 'Cloak, and JKS. I went with 'Cloak. I'm happy with my choice. The rest of my suspension is Currie, and I'm a big fan of them.
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^^^ Do you get any squeaks or moans from the currie control arms?
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^^^ Do you get any squeaks or moans from the currie control arms?
I have 8 Currie control arms, they make no noise, everything is tight and the johnny joints are the only way to go IMHO.
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the johnny joints are the only way to go IMHO.
This. Currie FTMFW
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If you dont mind me asking, why go MC for track bar if you like the jj's so much? I have the MC track and CA's are my next purchase, thats why I ask
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If you dont mind me asking, why go MC for track bar if you like the jj's so much? I have the MC track and CA's are my next purchase, thats why I ask
Part of it was cost. I picked up the MC track bars up from a friend, who's a dealer, for $150 each. That's a deal, compared to Currie. The other part was, I wanted to try the Duroflex joint.
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Part of it was cost. I picked up the MC track bars up from a friend, who's a dealer, for $150 each. That's a deal, compared to Currie. The other part was, I wanted to try the Duroflex joint.
Can you get me one for that price?

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