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Traction Bar Question?!?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by OffRoader93, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. OffRoader93

    OffRoader93 1/2 ton status

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    Can the traction bar be welded to the axle or does it have to be a heim joint. Any help would be great. Thanks.

    Brenton
     
  2. OffRoader93

    OffRoader93 1/2 ton status

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    Anyone have any ideas? Thanks.

    Brenton
     
  3. ntsqd

    ntsqd 1/2 ton status

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    Would be a good idea to be able to unbolt it from the axle housing, but whether it needs an SRE depends on which design traction bar you go with.
     
  4. DPI

    DPI 1/2 ton status

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    ORD sells a weld on kit to mount a traction bar. I would NOT weld the bar to the axle. You can use these poly bushings instead of heim joints.


    Here's the information from ORD's site:

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    This kit is the axle end of a single ladder style traction bar ready for a do it yourself fabricator. The plates are laser cut 1/4" with 9/16" holes on 8" centers. The bushing assemblies are our BA175 and BA175HD (heavy wall HD outer tube for the bottom mount). The axle radius is 3 3/8" for the GM 14FF rear axle and can be easily modified for larger tubes. A 3" tube version is also available for most 1/2T axles. These mounting plates are also ideal for a link suspension.

    #U8050 - pair of plates only for 3" radius axle tube - $25.00
    #U8051 - pair of plates only for 3.375" radius axle tube - $25.00

    #U8052 - Traction bar axle mount kit, includes plates and bushing assemblies for 3" tube: $46.00
    #U8052 - Traction bar axle mount kit, includes plates and bushing assemblies for 3.375" tube: $46.00

    Link to the page.
     
  5. sled_dog

    sled_dog 1 ton status

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    Me thinks its time for ORD to update their front page, I didn't know they had a page with those bushings or those brackets made up. Good to know, need to order some bushings for my upper shackle bushing in my front.
     
  6. OffRoader93

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    i need help!!

    thank you !
     
  7. blownout

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    i can help u

    i will drive to u and help u out if u pay me ?


    sound good to u email me . thnk u bill ont.
     
  8. blownout

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    cool

    cool i'll drive my bronco down this week thanks for the map to your house this will be cool i love the usa u all litter all over the roads and your homes are reel big . bill ont. :bow:
     
  9. blownout

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    i see u

    hey i i got all blown out to day but im on my way man see u in a few days your bud bill .
     

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