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james duff traction bars

im thinking of buying these because i have terrible wheel hop now that i have a locker. can someone give me a few pics of these mounted on your truck? like where it mounts to and if any drilling is needed. also, are they worth the 100 bucks?
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Totally worth it.
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Totally worth it.
do u run them, and any pics?
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Totally worth it.
X2 well worth the money. ill see if i can dig up a pic.
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I think they are worth it

only pic I got, you have to drill 3 holes on each side, no biggie

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they worked great on my '03 fx4 l2.
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thanks for all the feedback fells, just ordered mine!
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what in the **** did you guys use to drill your holes? ive already been through 2 cobalt drill bits and ive only got 1.5 holes drilled!
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Are you stepping up to the drill bit size you need? Maybe that's your problem.
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Are you stepping up to the drill bit size you need? Maybe that's your problem.
ya ive got the 3/8 bit
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ya ive got the 3/8 bit
Don't start with the 3/8" bit at first. Start with a smaller size to use as a pilot hole then step up to the ending 3/8". If you are having a lot of trouble use several smaller size bits until you reach 3/8".
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Don't start with the 3/8" bit at first. Start with a smaller size to use as a pilot hole then step up to the ending 3/8". If you are having a lot of trouble use several smaller size bits until you reach 3/8".
gotcha, makes sense. thanks a lot
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just drilled them out. Make sure you are spraying the bit with pb blaster or something to keep them cool and lubricate it up
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Also, be sure to not drill too long with one bit. Excessive heat will cause the bit to lose its temper, which will ruin it.
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keep your bit oiled.. like KLC said, if the bit gets to hott, it weakens and it and causes it to dull and wear out faster!! also drill the pilot hole first like mentioned above.. its much easier to get a small bit placed exactly where you want the hole rather then a bigger big that doesnt cut as well and will move around on you.
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