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Has anyone had experience with these? If so what were your impressions? Did they help to stop axle wrap when using blocks to lift the rear?
 

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Wondering the same thing... I call it wheel hop. I spun the *** end off a Chevelle years ago, and traction bars probably would have helped.
 

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Thats the idea of trac bars. I'm thinking about making some myself. More basic, like the cognitos, just one bar. But I like the pro comp mount that mounts under the axle on the bottom of the U bolts.
 

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contact wipplehd. I got to see his setup in person on my trip from ca to ga, it seemed very professional. I think he may be fabbing up a 4-link or something.
 

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ya whippledhd did a four link with air bags on his truck it look really good
 

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I have them on mine. I will still ocassonially get a little wheel hop, but I try not to abuse my tires too much. If you do get them, sand them down and round off all of the 90deg knife edges. Paint is flaking off of all of my procomp suspension parts on the edges due to poor prep at the factory.
 

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Chevells {GM A body} use a triangulated four link. Wheel hop is not a problem, but I have seen the sheet metal bars bend.
 

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Field Tech;1571176; said:
Chevells {GM A body} use a triangulated four link. Wheel hop is not a problem, but I have seen the sheet metal bars bend.

Bullsh!t, It can and does happen. I had a 1970 Chevelle Malibu and it tore a whole right thru the trunk when the shock mount was ripped off.
 

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i have them and they do what they supposed to, my truck hooks up real nice now. my only issue with them is if you do not have air bags and you tow heavy loads, because there is no shackle on the bars they will not move on the same plane as the rear suspension. the suspension has a shackle and because of that when your suspension compresses your shackle moves back but when you have the traction bars which are a solid mount(it has bushings but no shackle) it puts the suspension in a bind, which really doesnt hurt anything except for the bushings on the bars. get air bags if you want to use these bars and tow heavy loads.
 

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i've seen some that move with the suspension sag. Look around on the net. I don't recall who makes them.
 

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fabtech makes ones that move with the suspension but they are expensive i looked into them and decided i don't get that much and like oddone said i try not to abuse my tires to much
 
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