traction bar of choice

Discussion in 'Stabalizers & Traction Bars' started by thewarriordinghy, Apr 10, 2016.

  1. thewarriordinghy

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    I am going to order a trac bar. It is Calvert racing or bud built/ URD. I am leaning towards the caltracs due to the fact I raw dog the skinny pedal, and they have made then for high power dragsters. What are yalls opinion? How did the ride change, and how much was axle wrap prevented? Also I heard the caltracs are a bit much for a daily driver? What's that mean? The price difference isn't that much, and I want the best for hard acceleration from a dig and from a roll. I have the pre-runner drop kit from tundra racing, so will both fit?
     
  2. shane881510

    shane881510 Member

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    Urd trac bars are best. Caltracs work great but take up space gives u something to drag off if ur too low. Urd don't hang down lower than anything else on the truck. I made my own buts it's the same style as urd.
     
  3. thewarriordinghy

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    I'm not that low, but I want the best for flat out raw dog driving.. And caltrac looks really good
     
  4. justin13703

    justin13703 Active Member

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    what makes them look so good besides being cheaper as you stated in the other thread lol
     
  5. thewarriordinghy

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    Being used on professional. Dragsters? My uncle says they look like they would do it. Also torspd uses them... And has a 4x4 which is similar to my prerunner
     
  6. fishsticks

    fishsticks Because fast lifted truck.

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    justin13703 Active Member

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    They're old school. Not that they don't work, but imo the URD one will do what you want it to do and it's much better looking and stays up out of the way and won't get caught on or hit anything. And it's just a simpler setup.
     
  8. thewarriordinghy

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    Which is the most powerful to stop axle wrap?
     
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    justin13703 Active Member

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    They both will work fine and I'm assuming they're both adjustable. I know the URD one is.
     
  10. thewarriordinghy

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    Would they both work with a rear sway bar (still need to get that later). What are the adjustments?
     
  11. shane881510

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    As for working to keep the axels flat then they both do the job and will take as much abuse u wanna give it. Its a matter of what u want in looks wise an price. But they will handle more than u can put them thur.
     
  12. fishsticks

    fishsticks Because fast lifted truck.

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    Since you're a TRD-OR truck, I'm assuming you have the 8" elocker 3rd. Check with Gadget to make sure the one URD offers isn't just for the 8.4 3rd. I know BudBuilt has two models.
     
  13. thewarriordinghy

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    As soon as I can get my truck to the drive line shop and pay the repair, I'll begin making the calls
     
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    Maybe someone will come up off some ttc traction bars
     
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    Why dont you just used both the urd and calvert together for maximum results.
     
  16. madtrucker

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    I love my Caltracs. They roll and push down on the spring. The more the axle pushes up, the more they push down. I went from bam bam of wheel hop, to just tire squealing. They really don't give you more traction, good tires will do that, but they stop that annoying wheel hop. They are adjustable. The guys over at Calvert are really friendly and helpful. I'm sure the URD ones work just as well and they are better if you are low.

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  17. thewarriordinghy

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    Did it eliminate all axle wrap from a hard launch from a dig?
     
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    madtrucker Active Member

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    Absolutely! I can wind it up to 3000 rpms & launch if I want. No axle rap. It digs in & goes.
     
  19. thewarriordinghy

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    lol I have an auto, so I just floor it and go...
     
  20. fishsticks

    fishsticks Because fast lifted truck.

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    Aww come on. Nothing says "I hate my transmission" like a 4k neutral drop! :rofl:
     

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