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I hooked to the sled for the first time this year and it was a blast, i am planning on pulling next year and i am going to build some trac bars. how should i do it? another things is suspension stops my truck squatted ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

How to build traction bars

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Old 11-26-2011, 08:42 PM
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I hooked to the sled for the first time this year and it was a blast, i am planning on pulling next year and i am going to build some trac bars. how should i do it? another things is suspension stops my truck squatted badly

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Old 11-28-2011, 08:22 AM
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my traction bars are built from tractor center links (third arms) . they are cut in the middle and pipe added to make them long enough. my stops are made from a big prob 1 1/4 all tread bolt. let me know if i can help. thanks tony

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Old 11-28-2011, 09:03 AM
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How can i build a complete set, like brackets to hook up to it and the pipe and about how long should i make them? or just a estimate of how long would help? thanks
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Traction bars?

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Old 12-01-2011, 09:30 PM
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thanks dave. my traction bars are shorter than some i have saw at the tracks. i saw some long ones bend.
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Old 12-03-2011, 09:12 AM
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The general rule of thumb for traction bar length is to have the bars be parellel to the drive shaft.

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