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Old 12-13-2008, 05:53 PM   #1
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passanger side rear spring

So i was looking under my tj today and noticed that the housing the top of the spring rests in was only about 1/4 inch from my tire. I looked on the drivers side and there is a ton of space....
Got a little worried but figured i should ask here before getting scared that something is wrong.

I would take a pic but its -8 degrees out and im not as fat as i used to be....lol
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Old 12-13-2008, 06:16 PM   #2
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Nothing is wrong. When you install a supension lift, the trackbar that bolts between the passenger-side frame and driver's side of the axle pulls the axle over towards the passenger side. Installing an aftermarket adjustable length trackbar adjusted to be a little longer than the OE trackbar would re-center the axle.

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when you get a real lift kit, it will come with a bracket that you can move a bit to center your axle.
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track bar. You have stock rims? That happened to me when I had the BB and 32's on stock rims. Never caused any problems.
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yeah i have the stock gambler rims with the 30's.
I had never noticed it before and thought maybe i did something wrong while installing the BB.
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typical newbie question but valid...get a track bar bracket or adjustable track bar......or wishbone the rear and get rid of that junk track bar
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typical newbie question but valid...get a track bar bracket or adjustable track bar......or wishbone the rear and get rid of that junk track bar
ouch. Get a bandaid cuz someone just got slashed
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typical newbie question but valid...get a track bar bracket or adjustable track bar......or wishbone the rear and get rid of that junk track bar
OR... naw its ok. Nothing out of the norm there. You could get blah blah blah and that would fix it... OH WAIT... thats what everyone else said... Sorry im a newbie and cant be an old timer like yourself....lol

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OR... naw its ok. Nothing out of the norm there. You could get blah blah blah and that would fix it... OH WAIT... thats what everyone else said... Sorry im a newbie and cant be an old timer like yourself....lol

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sorry if i came across rude......but you should listen to us so called old guys....i am the ripe old age of 27 and have built a tj/yj/cj every way you can so i kind of have a clue....just trying to help and give you a lil crap as you go
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or wishbone the rear and get rid of that junk track bar
you mean a 3 link setup I want to get one but that puppy is a bit pricey.
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build it.....i did...i got tired of paying the aftermarkets prices so i started making all of my own
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sorry if i came across rude......but you should listen to us so called old guys....i am the ripe old age of 27 and have built a tj/yj/cj every way you can so i kind of have a clue....just trying to help and give you a lil crap as you go
Oh i know man. I was just flinging the poo back. I ask as much as i can so i dont have to later.
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build it.....i did...i got tired of paying the aftermarkets prices so i started making all of my own
i live in a building with no garage so no place to mount or store big tools (welder etc) I hate it but what can i do

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