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Old 05-09-2013, 11:44 PM   #31
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I love my cutting torches

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Old 05-10-2013, 08:44 AM   #32
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I love my cutting torches


One of those tools I dont use often but when I need them they are indispensable! I count them up there with my 20 ton press, rarely used but essential when needed.

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Old 05-10-2013, 09:44 AM   #33
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I'm quick to blow a nut off and pound out the bolt when it's easily accessible
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I'm quick to blow a nut off and pound out the bolt when it's easily accessible
Sounds kinky.
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I'm glad somebody appreciates my choice of words
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:41 PM   #36
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I cut the bolt of mine with a grinder, however it did kick back once and sliced my hand... I had to get it stitched

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Old 05-11-2013, 08:19 AM   #37
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Track bars are useless on the yjs as stated in an earlier post this is mostly due to the leaf springs they have 3 points of contact plenty safe. However, my understanding is that this is yj specific if you happen to have a Jeep with coil over springs that also has track. Bars you better disreguard this alteration.
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Track bars are useless on the yjs as stated in an earlier post this is mostly due to the leaf springs they have 3 points of contact plenty safe. However, my understanding is that this is yj specific if you happen to have a Jeep with coil over springs that also has track. Bars you better disreguard this alteration. Thats just my opinion
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:31 AM   #39
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so I removed my sway bar completely but left the front track bar. Removing the sway bar helped my ride and flex a lot. After reading your message should I put in a new sway bar that accepts my lift and completely remove the track bar instead?
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[QUOTE=divialips;3743921]so I removed my sway bar completely but left the front track bar. Removing the sway bar helped my ride and flex a lot. After reading your message should I put in a new sway bar that accepts my lift and completely remove the track bar instead?[/QUOTE

Track bars are or were put on the the yjs due to the so claimed roll over issue that cjs have. Basically put in place to satisfy some sort of agency I can't remember the details. However, they also widened the wheel base which in turn reduced the chance
es of a rollover. Ill cut to the chase if your gonna be using it primarily for offroading you want it off. I kept my sway bar on. And if you have a 3 inch or more lift then definitely take it off put the sway back on use some quick disconnects on it. You will not regret it.
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Old 05-12-2013, 12:20 PM   #41
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I removed my track bars this weekend and I feel that the handeling when turning was very sloppy.. I eneded up putting them back on. It might be because my leaf springs are the stock ones from 1994 lol
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I removed my track bars this weekend and I feel that the handeling when turning was very sloppy.. I eneded up putting them back on. It might be because my leaf springs are the stock ones from 1994 lol
You probably have the old bushings as well.
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You probably have the old bushings as well.
Could that have been the culprit?
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Could that have been the culprit?
Worn out suspension and steering components will cause that sloppy feeling when you remove the track bar. The Track Bar is a bandaid.
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Old 05-15-2013, 05:31 PM   #45
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no reason for track bars on leaf spring vehicle, take em off, it will allow a bit more articulation, the leafs are all you need to hold frame to axl,,,, I would like to see some articulation percentages on yjs with and without tracks... I've heard up to 30% more but kinda skeptical! anyone seen these numbers published?

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