JK Heavy duty Stock Trackbar Bracket
NOTE: This kit requires general welding and fabrication skills. Welding should only be done by a competent welder. Artec Industries implies no guarantees or warranties and is not liable for improper installation.
Warning: This Part Requires General Mechanical Abilities If you are not confident in your abilities Please have this product installed at a Local Off-Road Shop .
Safety Glasses, Gloves, Wrench set, Socket Set, Torque wrench, , Tie rod separator, Jack, Jack stands(Tall and short) , Wheel chock,, Cutting tool (sawzall , cutoff wheel, plasma cutter ect...) Welder and welding ppe.
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Place wheel chocks at the rear wheels, Break free the lug nuts on the front wheels. Use a jack to raise the front of the vehicle and set the front axle on jack stands . then remove the wheels from the vehicle .
Remove the steering stabilizer from the axle, Now remove the tie rod and draglink from the Steering knuckles and pitman arm, Remove the sway bar end links form the axle. With the steering removed Cut off the Oem Track bar and clean the area of any rust, dirt or paint to prep the axle for the new Artec track bar mount.
Place part number 2 tab into key way on part number 1 slip your track bar between parts # 1 & 2 using run a bolt and nut through the holes on the bracket and track bar to set the mounting width of the track bar tack weld Part 2 onto part 1. Remove the track bar from the bracket and fully weld Part 2 to Part number 1
Line the corner of the coil bucket up with the slot cut out on part number 2 and set the corner of the coil bucket into the relief on part 2 and tack weld the bracket to the axle. Once the bracket is tacked into place fully weld the bracket into position.
Install the track bar back into the Jeep, Then reinstall the sway bar end links, Install the Tie rod and draglink then install the stabilizer. then the wheels (do not fully tighten lug nuts yet )
Using a jack raise the Jeep and remove the jack stands from under the axle . Lower the vehicle to the ground and torque all of the bolts to their factory specs . Take the Jeep to have an alignment performed to make sure the alignment is in spec to prevent abnormal tire wear.