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I will be installing traction bars on my truck soon. I was curious if there is a need for a DIY write up. I know all traction bar setups are different, but thought it may be beneficial for those unfamiliar with them, or welding up a set of their own, like myself.

I will be using the materials from Ruff Stuff Specialties:
Simple Traction Bar Kit

Let me know! I'll try to throw a video together or at least take some photos for the forum.
 

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I will be installing traction bars on my truck soon. I was curious if there is a need for a DIY write up. I know all traction bar setups are different, but thought it may be beneficial for those unfamiliar with them, or welding up a set of their own, like myself.

I will be using the materials from Ruff Stuff Specialties:
Simple Traction Bar Kit

Let me know! I'll try to throw a video together or at least take some photos for the forum.
a little late to the party here, but i for one would never turn down a good truck mod writeup.
 

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I agree with J83. Do it please
 

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Ha! I didn't even look at the post date.
 

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Discussion Starter #6 (Edited)
My original post didn't gauge a lot of interest, but I'd be happy to share some of the photos I took throughout my fabrication and install. Thread isn't allowing me to image dump these so I provided link to photos instead. Sorry.

Notable steps from photos I had available:

1) Prep your welds on axle and frame:
https://imgur.com/vXlvvPu

2) Cut DOM tubing to length and notch for axle mounting point:
https://imgur.com/VqJTmg8

3) Weld in heim joint bung here:
https://imgur.com/3t5elJD

4)Weld axle brackets (make sure clearances allow the bolts to be installed)
https://imgur.com/wbwNUnC

5)Measure 9 times and weld
https://imgur.com/lXNnEms
https://imgur.com/hxGA6P6

6) STRESS TEST!
https://imgur.com/VUhREn5
 
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