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06-07-2013 11:45 PM
Pink_Percy I went larger then an M10 bolt on mine. I replaced it with a 1/2" bolt. I cut a open end wrench in half so I can slip into the back side of the bracket and hold it on the nut when I tightened the bolt. I gorilla fisted the bolt so not sure what its torqued at. Tight.
06-07-2013 11:31 PM
nicodemus Also, on an 04 is it 55 ft/lbs or 45 ft/lbs for torque on that?
06-07-2013 11:12 PM
nicodemus Thanks, just wanted to make sure what I'm seeing is abnormal!

Think I'll replace the bushing while I've got it off... new bushing and bolt. Thanks so much for the exact specs on the bolts too!

Any tips on replacing the nut in the back and actually getting something on it to tighten it?
06-07-2013 11:05 PM
Catnip 0_o
Originally Posted by Pink_Percy View Post
Mine did the same thing. I bought a bigger bolt, drilled the bracket and the bushing sleeve to fit the larger bolt and waalaa, problem solved.
I did the same thing, just get a bigger, stronger bolt, works like a charm. I believe the size was 12.9 M10x1.5 75mm bolt and washers
06-07-2013 10:54 PM
Pink_Percy Mine did the same thing. I bought a bigger bolt, drilled the bracket and the bushing sleeve to fit the larger bolt and waalaa, problem solved.
06-07-2013 10:53 PM
nicodemus Nobody has ever seen a good track bar in operation? lol
06-07-2013 10:18 PM
Track Bar Play? (With video)

I know this has been so hashed... whew... anyway.

So, despite my searching I've not really found a video that tells me for sure what to be looking for in trackbar play. (I know there shouldn't be any, but its a rubber bushing it can't be 100% still when turning the wheel right?)

Anyway, so I recorded a (horrible) video that shows how much 'play' my trackbar has on the axle end. Could anyone take a gander and tell me if this is normal / too much / omg you're gonna die in a big fire?

Thanks so much!

Track Bar Bad? - YouTube

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