We carry the widest selection of steering components, but as always, if you don't see it here give us call and we will find it for you! Was a breeze to install. Each bar is finished with corrosion resistant black powder coating. Some manufacturers offer adjustable bars that have one-end adjustment, which do offer adjustability, but in order to adjust their length the bar need to be installed, measure hub position, uninstall, adjust, install, repeat, repeat, repeat until desired position is achieved. There is no need to ever buy a new tracking bar. The pan rod bar will also allow you to center the axle after installing a suspension lift.
Other adjustabLe bars have to be taken down to adjust, this One is fully adJustable while installed. Each end joint is zinc coated to resist corrosion. Pure Diesel Power carries all of the parts you are looking for to solve your trucks issues. It will rebuild it stronger than new. Due to the design of the Dodge front suspension, when the axle moves up and down the angle of track bar which is designed to control the side to side position of the axle changes. Best to have this in your toolbox before you get started so you won't have to make an unplanned trip to the hardware store. However, the greatest advantage is the ease with which all of these benefits can be achieved through adjustment.
You will also need the flag nut if you are upgrading or don't already have one. Most other bars i have seen are not this robust. Installing these polyurethane bushings will tighten up the bar-to-frame connection which will make a lot of difference in the way your truck drives. These bushings are self-lubricating, due to the graphite impregnation, as well as being grease-able. Replacing the tracking bar will only solve this problem temporarily. This is the stock track bar bolt on 08-12 Ram trucks but we also use it to replace the 14mm trackbar bolt on the 03-08 trucks that have wallowed out the track bar mounting bracket.
This video is published for entertainment purposes only, so do not misconstrue this as an instructional guide. Access to a press to push the old bushings out will save a lot of time and effort on this job. You can make fine-tune adjustments without the time and effort of uninstalling the bar. You will need an 18mm socket to remove the trackbar bolts. Installing a Luke's Link on your tracking bar should allow the bar to last the life of the truck. Factory hardware will be reused. This kit is greasable and it can be adjusted if it ever becomes loose.
The ability to adjust the bar while on the truck vastly reduces the time and work of attaining the perfect axle position. I am not a professional mechanic, and any misadventure resulting from your attempt to repair your vehicle is your responsibility. Each bar is constructed of 1. I demonstrate a worn track bar in my 1998 Dodge Ram, and I show how I swapped it for an aftermarket Moog bar. This bushing kit includes a pair of bushings to do both sides of the trackbar. This is a must buy.
By simply drilling the track bar bracket out you can upgrade your truck to the larger hardware. Each bar can be easily adjusted after the bar is installed to achieve true alignment positioning. Now I am back to get some for my 2011 Dodge, and figured I'd leave a review since I am still impressed after 4 years. We haven't met a Ram yet that didn't benefit from upgrading to this Carli track bar. Although I had some steering wheel drift, I did not notice any form of front end wobble on my vehicle. Not only did it fix the death wobble problem I experienced, my steering was noticeably tighter, and now 4 years and 60K miles later, they are still holding up like new. I installed these in my 2006 Dodge Ram 2500, after experiencing the Death Wobble.
Simply choose how much front end lift you have from the drop down box below. Luke's Link Tracking Bar Upgrade Dodge Ram 4x4 1994-2002 The number one cause of steering problems on Dodge 4X4 is a loose tracking bar. The combination of excellent design and high-quality fabrication has resulted in a uniquely superior solution for your Dodge Ram suspension. It is way more durable then the factorybar. I just installed so i cant say to thier longevity, however being a mechanic for almost 20 years i am sure they will last quite a long time.
This change in angle of the track bar causes a change in the side-to-side position of the axle. Track bar axle end bushings available as an accessory option below. Track Bar Frame End Luke's Link is a heavy duty rebuild kit that was invented to rebuild tie rods, drag links and tracking bars. . However, Carli also offers a track bar drop bracket available from the drop down menu below that allows use on trucks with six inches of lift. By far one of our top selling items, even on a completely stock truck, it will dramatically tighten up the overall feel of the truck. This bar was designed to stabilize the front axle to the frame.