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Old 02-25-2010
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Icon7 Finally Got Them!

Courtesy of Mr. Duff!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Was gonna put them on tonight but i realized i need longer u-bolts. So maybe this weekend!
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Sweet, you will love em! Install is super easy and they make a big difference in drivability.
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all done, rides so much better! i didnt think it would make that much of a difference at first. but wow thats all i have to say!
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what are those? traction bars?
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what are those? traction bars?
You got it.
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You got it.
haha sweet. 1. will these fit on a stock truck (worth it to put on a stock truck?)? 2. if i have them on my stock truck and then i get the superlift, will there need to be any modifications to the traction bars or will they work the same with or without the superlift?

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These stop the axle wrap like over expansion joints on the freeway and stuff? I didn't think a 2 inch block would make that much of a difference to the ride in the rear but I gotta do something...
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im running them with my stock 3 inch blocks and expo 8.8 right now so far so good best 118 bucks ive ever spent.
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im running them with my stock 3 inch blocks and expo 8.8 right now so far so good best 118 bucks ive ever spent.
how did the ride quality change? is it smoother?
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Thread Jack!!!!!!!!

For use 31 spline guys what do we do? so we have the bigger mounting plates on the axle

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This shall be my next purchase :) After my new bumper.. getting installed this weekend
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they actually sent me 2 different mounting plates a set for the 7.5 and a set for an 8.8
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yea but the axle tubes on the 8.8 are 3.25 and 3.75 inches so still a problem
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