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Old 03-28-2012, 10:12 PM
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Here is my traction device...works excellent. The frame end is welded, and I fabbed a bracket to bolt to my shock mount. Actually, I replaced the shock stud with a 9/16 grade 8 bolt, and the rest of the hardware is 3/4". It doesn't interfere with rear suspension movement, at least not with my setup.

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Old 03-29-2012, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by smoothlandin View Post
Here is my traction device...works excellent. The frame end is welded, and I fabbed a bracket to bolt to my shock mount. Actually, I replaced the shock stud with a 9/16 grade 8 bolt, and the rest of the hardware is 3/4". It doesn't interfere with rear suspension movement, at least not with my setup.

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More pictures and explanation of this please....Is that from Tractor Supply?
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Old 03-29-2012, 10:09 AM
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More pictures and explanation of this please....Is that from Tractor Supply?
It helps prevent axle wrap. It does look like a tractor link
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Originally Posted by smoothlandin View Post
Here is my traction device...works excellent. The frame end is welded, and I fabbed a bracket to bolt to my shock mount. Actually, I replaced the shock stud with a 9/16 grade 8 bolt, and the rest of the hardware is 3/4". It doesn't interfere with rear suspension movement, at least not with my setup.

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is that for like an adjustable short arm 4 link design? if so its cool. how well does it work ?cost, and where do you get it from . any demensions . how far forward from axle?
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:10 AM
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Pretty sure this counts bumpers, tie rod, and full size swap on my dads jeep.
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It's a 3 point hitch part from tractor supply, and the brackets are 1/4 " plate I had laying around. I will explain it better after work.
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N20jeep's high clearence transmount, INSANE!! So jealous.
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:46 PM
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I made secondary use of my high jack lift laying behind my driver's seat. I bought a front fork bike mount from Dick's Sporting Goods for $25. Ran bolts through two of the many holes provided on the high jack lift, securing the fork mount, and allowing the lift to act as a giant foot/stabilizer once the bike was attached. Now I can transport my bike inside my vehicle, keeping it free from rain and other inclement weather when not in use. Keeps it perfectly upright and doesn't bounce around at all. I'm very pleased with the simplicity and efficiency of it.
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:50 PM
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That's brilliant! I'm gonna steal that for my bike!
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Old 03-31-2012, 11:05 PM
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That's brilliant! I'm gonna steal that for my bike!
PLEASE DO!!!
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That's brilliant!...
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Best solution I could come up with to the cup holder problem, looks the cleanest to. I made a "cup" out of some 3" SS tubing and inlayed it near the ebrake! Can only put it on that side due to the ducting on the other side.

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Old 04-01-2012, 12:15 PM
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Cup holder with custom LED's

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Cutome made switch panel

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Old 04-01-2012, 08:44 PM
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i still have to finish making a better button for it.
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:23 AM
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i was going to try the console cupholder idea but i didnt want to have to buy a new hole saw because i didnt have the right size for the pvc i bought. I had like 3 of these cupholders lying around, they come with a hook on top so you can hook it on the window when out wheeling. i cut the top part off and ta-da! Also this weekend i folded in all the edges inside my front wheel wells and painted them. Came out very nice.
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