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Old 12-13-2019, 02:42 PM
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stock drag link pivot point measurement

im wondering if anyone here knows what the measurement is from the bottom mounting surface of the knuckle to the pivot point on the drag link on a jk? im trying to figure out the difference between the stock drag link pivot point to the flipped rare parts drag link pivot point so i can check to see if my track bar mounting point is correct to eliminate bump steer.

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Old 12-14-2019, 10:23 AM
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nevermind. i just figured it out by measuring the current points from the floor of my garage. turns out i need to drop the trackbar by 1/2" on the axle side. one hole to drill and she should be handling nicely!

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Old 12-14-2019, 05:38 PM
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the weird thing, is that now that its 1/2" lower on the frame side, it doesnt look like its parallel with the drag link. the new track bar is straight, and when i make the drag link so that its bend is perpendicular to the track bar, it looks like the track bar is too low on the frame side, even though they are the same height off the floor.


it seems to drive slightly better like this, so im not entirely sure.
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Interesting use of math. I am not that great with math.
I assume the track bar and the drag link are the same length. And if they are you should be able to measure the height of each end off the floor and compare the two. But that does take some basic math. And while the numbers don't lie, it is easy to mess up on the math.
What drag link flip are you using? Did it not come with the required track bar bracket to move the track bar up the same amount?
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pretty sure the drag link is longer than the track bar by a good margin. i had the synergy drag link flip with the knuckle insert, but when i switched to the new wider axles, i had to get longer tie rod and drag link from fusion 4x4 (rare parts). the axle already had a raised track bar bracket on it.
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