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James Duff Traction bar question:

I received 2 different rear mounting brackets (the one thats bolted on top of the axle & leaf springs with the U-bolts)

One of them has 3 holes to mount the stabilizer bar, the other has only 2 holes.

I have the 8.8" rear end if that helps. i think My axle is 28 spline, but im not sure...Which bracket do i use? the one with 2 holes or the one with 3 holes???
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This one:

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I'm thinking its the first one. The 31 spline has a bigger axle tube, thus why I would think the first one. Which one fits on better?
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OK, yeah the first one is a little bit narrower. I think thats the one, Ill now for sure when I can line it up tomorrow when I install this bad boy
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So you recieved 2 sets? If they both fit then it shouldnt matter but looks like the first one is smaller. I know mine came with 2 sets one set for 28 spline and the other for 31 spline
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So you recieved 2 sets? If they both fit then it shouldnt matter but looks like the first one is smaller. I know mine came with 2 sets one set for 28 spline and the other for 31 spline
OK, thanks
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The bracket with two holes is for the 28 spline. The other is for the 31 spline.
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Ah ha I was right
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Word, duffs are sick.

I love the traction around corners now... I took a corner @ 55MPH the other day and it ate it up. Tires stayed planted the whole time and no wheel hop or anything.

You'll love them.
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yeah! i cant wait to get em on tomorrow! Im putting in new leafsprings so I can get rid of the ****ty lift blocks too, its gonna handle so much better.
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yeah! i cant wait to get em on tomorrow! Im putting in new leafsprings so I can get rid of the ****ty lift blocks too, its gonna handle so much better.
Deavers?
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He's going with Skyjacker springs if I remember correctly
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Yea.....the spacing in th ubolt holes are different.....bigger = 3 holem 31spline. smaller = 2 hole 28spline. Of course....you'll know which one is correct when you do the install......only one will work.
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Duff FTW!
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I need to get me a set of these, everyone always praises them
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I need to get me a set of these, everyone always praises them
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Nice! Post up some pics when you get 'em done!!!
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The bracket with two holes is for the 28 spline. The other is for the 31 spline.
exactly... although both of the ones i got came with two holes
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exactly... although both of the ones i got came with two holes
Just a wider base to fit the wider U bolts i guess.

I got em in today and with the new leafsprings... feels so much better! i highly recommend the traction bars and skyjacker leafsprings!
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