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Old 09-27-2018, 09:52 PM
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Just thought of this tonight while getting ready for a weekend trip.

I Cut the eye to craddle the sway bar then put it through an existing hole in the frame. I used a nut and a washer to hold it in place on the inside but in the future I might drill a hole in the bolt and use the retainer clip. If someone else has a quicker/better solution please post, I would be interested to see what you came up with. Thanks.

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Old 09-27-2018, 09:56 PM
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Looks like a good idea should work just fine been wondering what I was going to do may just use your idea!
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Old 09-28-2018, 02:24 PM
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Alright here we go man, MUCH better idea then your homebrew farm jack. I can get behind this. Good job
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Old 09-30-2018, 11:42 AM
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Alright here we go man, MUCH better idea then your homebrew farm jack. I can get behind this. Good job
thanks Martlor, I was hoping to win you over with this one.
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Ran a difficult trail yesterday and it held up pretty good so I will keep using it. On the other side i used Velcro to keep the arms togather. This is the only flex photo I took when I exited the jeep to re-evaluate my line.
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A club member took this photo slightly angled thought it looked pretty cool.
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Where were you at in those photos? Looks like SoCall to me
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Yup, in SoCal. The trail is mottino wash on the east side of Big Bear. Not sure if i have it spelled correctly.
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Big Bear is an area I have yet to visit
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I'd run a zip tie over the top to make sure it doesn't come out. I haven't found a good solution for my sway bar yet.
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I'd run a zip tie over the top to make sure it doesn't come out. I haven't found a good solution for my sway bar yet.

the hook seems to be holding. I have a nut and washer on the inside to keep it from sliding out. But you may be on to somthing. The bolt is fairly long so we might get away with sliding it in and using a zip tie on the outside to keep it togather.
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Originally Posted by jon-d
the hook seems to be holding. I have a nut and washer on the inside to keep it from sliding out. But you may be on to somthing. The bolt is fairly long so we might get away with sliding it in and using a zip tie on the outside to keep it togather.
Ah I see how you use it now. I thought it was always bolted in and you just swung the sway bar up and sat it on it, but you disconnect the sway bar then lift it up and add the hook in.
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Ah I see how you use it now. I thought it was always bolted in and you just swung the sway bar up and sat it on it, but you disconnect the sway bar then lift it up and add the hook in.
yes you are correct I should have been more descriptive in the first post. sorry about the confusion.
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