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Pro Comp traction bars

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by chad68, Oct 6, 2010.

  1. Oct 6, 2010 at 2:52 AM

    chad68 [OP] Master Jedi Member I am...

    Oct 28, 2007
    First Name:
    In a (Toyota) van down by the river! Sonoma Cownty
    2009 4x4 reg cab. Modded with more to come
    Polished 16x8 Pro Comp 1069's 4" BS Nitto Mud Grapplers 305/70/16 Magnaflow & glasspack muffler Stainless tip K&N 63 series Aircharger Vent visors Autometer volt and dig. temp. gauge custom mounted Factory chrome rear bumper (not black factory, one) TRD pedal covers TRD skid plate Hurst T handle shift knob Rear Tint Clear bra on the sides Chrome extinguisher Icon non resi coilovers, ICON RR shocks, black seat covers. And some other crap
    From what I have read some people say the Pro Comp traction bars suck. Do they only suck because they don't allow as much (if any LOL) articulation as say a Budbuilt that uses a Heim joint instead of bushings?

    I've heard the Budbuilt ones work good but one gen1 tacoma guy said it was a royal pain in the ass and a lot of things were wrong sizes and missing parts and stuff. Also I don't care for the way the budbuilt bolts to the diff and want something that's welded on, which is my I'm leaning towards the Pro Comps. Also dont like the idea of it clamping to a non boxed cross member either and would rather have it bolted to the frame, like the Pro Comps. I don't climb rocks, just muddin, so articulation to me is not that important. I just want the axle wrap gone forever.

    Thoughts, insults, welcome LOL
  2. Oct 6, 2010 at 1:08 PM

    jr114 Well-Known Member

    Nov 18, 2009
    First Name:
    Icon Ext travel CO, Icon tubular uniball UCAs, Maxtrac Spindles, Icon RR rear w 2"aal.
    be nice to know more. how do they get rid of axel wrap?

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