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Old 05-05-2013, 08:42 PM   #1
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Houston we have a problem!

Is this something that can just be welded or what?
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:15 PM   #2
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That looks like your rear axle sway bar bracket from what I can tell. That keeps your axle from moving side to side. I would get it welded asap.

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Old 05-05-2013, 10:08 PM   #3
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Rear track bar bracket. I wouldn't drive it until you can get it welded. If you have to drive it to a shop or something for the repair be extremely careful. Better the rear than the front though.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:26 PM   #4
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Yep track bar bracket. I wouldn't drive it at all. If that breaks off your axle could slide to one side around a turn, damaging control arms, shocks, and could even slide your jeep right off the axle. Stock suspensions aren't triangulated enough to work without a track bar. The track bar bracket is also part of a control arm bracket. You could just weld it back on but if its bent I would grind the old one off and buy a new one to weld on. Safer that way.
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Old 05-05-2013, 11:29 PM   #5
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Track bar bracket for sure. Just messed with mine over the weekend. Good luck
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