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Old 03-20-2012, 03:39 PM   #1
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Front track bar

I'm fixin' to remove the 2" spring spacers from the front and install 3" springs.
I'd like some opinions on which adjustable track bar is decent (so many options).
I understand that with only 3-4" a dropped pitman and track bar relocation bracket are not needed. It make sense that if a dropped pitman is used, the track bar should be relocated to keep the two parallel but neither is needed since bump steer apparently isn't an issue with 3-4" lift.
Anyhow, I'm going to start piecing a 3-4" together, starting with the front. I have 2" spacers in the back, and the Jeep has at least a 1" rake so 3" in the front should put it pretty close to level.
So, with 3" springs, I need an adjustable track bar, which one is best for the $$?

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I'd like some opinions on which adjustable track bar is decent (so many options)
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So, with 3" springs, I need an adjustable track bar, which one is best for the $$?
You don't need an adjustable track bar, you can recenter the axle without one...it just requires a welder.

If you want an adjustable track bar, there may be lots of options, but only a few actually work well enough to consider. The problem is adjustable front track bar's don't share the same bend as stock at the frame end, so they all end up hitting the diff cover or tie-rod without copious bumpstop extensions. As a result, theres really only two options...JKS and Currie. Both require 2" front bumpstop extensions.

I would recommend the Currie TJS or TJJ model from Savvy Off-Road. You'll also need 2" front bumpstop extensions (drill & tap the axle pad and bolt them down).

Read this...the whole thing:
tj front adjustable track bars for 0-3.5", does yours hit or fit? - JeepForum.com

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I recall reading about clearance issues.. So just remove from the axle, weld the holes, center the axle, and re-drill? Is that why you say I need a welder ( I have a welder, and am proficient with it)
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