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Old 06-29-2005, 09:40 AM
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i think something is binding and when your supsension compresses it pulls forward on the radius arms and rips the threads out. or you just didn't have them tight in the first place and that constant snapping back and forth is wrecking them.
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Old 06-29-2005, 09:59 AM
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Originally Posted by Spenser
i think something is binding and when your supsension compresses it pulls forward on the radius arms and rips the threads out. or you just didn't have them tight in the first place and that constant snapping back and forth is wrecking them.
they are set at factory torque specs.what could be binding to cause this to happen..just need some info.
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Old 06-29-2005, 10:20 AM
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I have no idea.... and 'factory torque specs' mean nothing, tighten those mother ******* up so that they completely compress the bushings.
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Old 06-29-2005, 11:06 AM
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i have tighten them until it has compressed the bushing.if i tighten it to much it will strip the nut.im just tired of breaken them.anyone have a decent pic of traction bars so i can give it to my uncle so he can see what he needs to get...
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:25 PM
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could anyone reccomend a good company that sells traction bars. i need some help as soon as possible!!!!
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:38 PM
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if the lower control arm is loose where it bolts into the frame, it could move in a way that might tear out the threads.. just go over the whole suspension and make sure there isn't anything loose or bent.
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:53 PM
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thanks,i will check it to see if the control arm is loose.
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Old 06-29-2005, 04:59 PM
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i have tighten them until it has compressed the bushing.if i tighten it to much it will strip the nut.im just tired of breaken them.anyone have a decent pic of traction bars so i can give it to my uncle so he can see what he needs to get...
SEARCH. Many guys make their own Traction Bars one here. I used to make and sell them, but I'm too busy right now.
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Old 06-30-2005, 11:31 AM
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problem found the bolt for the control arm was loose.tightened it up so now maybe the problem will be solved.but i think im still going to put traction bars on it.....thanks for all the info......
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