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Traction bars ? Go or no go

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by savoy, May 27, 2011.

  1. May 27, 2011 at 8:30 AM
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    savoy

    savoy [OP] tacoma 4 life

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    What's your take on traction bars. ? I have a pro comp 6" and I see they have a traction bar for about 500 $

    Anyone use them. Are they worth the cash or should I save the money for hookers and blow.

    Jokes aside. What do they even do really.? Keep the axle straight ?
     
  2. May 27, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    BFA

    BFA Nuttier than squirrel shit.

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  3. May 27, 2011 at 8:33 AM
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    My68ur8trd

    My68ur8trd Well-Known Member Vendor

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    I would go with a center diff mount trac bar. Budbuilt makes a very very nice one that does not limit articulation.

    check out budbuilt.com

    It is on my future mod list. My one piece DS fixed the takeoff shutter, but I get a nice little vibe at WOT when the alcans wrap up.

    Good luck
     
  4. May 27, 2011 at 8:43 AM
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    mjp2

    mjp2 Living vicariously though myself Moderator

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    I run a custom track bar on my truck and it's been a lifesaver. No issues getting the power to the ground when crawling, and it's done a wonderful job keeping my driveshaft alive during the unloading/loading that comes from airing the truck under throttle.

    I definitely recommend one for anyone that's already done the primary mods (skids, sliders, tires, lift, bumpers) and wants to continue improving their truck.
     
  5. May 27, 2011 at 9:39 AM
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    savoy

    savoy [OP] tacoma 4 life

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    Well I'm getting a bit of drive line shutter/vibrations. So I was thinking this would help to stop that
     
  6. May 27, 2011 at 9:46 AM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    I always wonder what that is....good to know.
     
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