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Old 10-08-2013, 07:04 AM   #1
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Anybody on here running some sort if traction bars? Slappers, Long bars, etc.....

If so can you say what brand, model, cost and if lowered, lifted or stock. Thanks

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Pro comp- I think around 3-400 too damn much!
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before spending the coin on traction bars, go buy a set of $20 spring clamps, place them ~6" in front of the axle and see if that resolves your issue. It helped tremendously on my old lifted GMC
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What do they do? More traction? I don't know...
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I believe it is just to reduce/eliminate axle wrap and maybe wheel hop.
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Mainly wheel hop from more power added via tuning!
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If you're not lifted or are lifted but don't have a tall block between the axle and leaf springs, they are unnecessary.
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If you're not lifted or are lifted but don't have a tall block between the axle and leaf springs, they are unnecessary.
I completely disagree! Axle wrap happens on most leaf suspension regardless if its lifted or not.

I guess a pan hard bar wouldn't do anything one a leaf spring truck either huh?

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