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Old 05-05-2014, 07:23 AM
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Hello everyone I have a 99 f350 diesel 4x4 I'm taking an old 6in lift off of it and bringing it back to stock. I have a 2004 f250 4x4 diesel stock track bar bracket to replace the old drop bracket. It bolted to the frame fine but I went to put the track bar back on and it is about a half inch short of lining up with the bolt hole on the bracket. Does the bracket not work with my truck or do I need a adjustable track bar?
 
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Old 05-06-2014, 09:08 AM
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you probably need to shift
your differential over a little so that the track bar will lineup and it should work fine when I put on my leveling kit I had to shift the differential
 
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Old 05-06-2014, 12:46 PM
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No need for an adjustable track bar, though it does make installing it easier.
You can get the stock bar in a few different ways. I have had success installing the bar in the upper(frame) mount and having someone turn the wheel(truck running) to get the axle to shift enough to get the lower end bolt in. I have also used a 2" ratchet strap and pulled the axle over and put the bolt in, by myself.
 
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Yes just like Ford79 said, you will have to shift the axle a little. I did the steering wheel method with some help.
 
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You might take some measurements to see how centered the front axle is relative to the frame. This will help determine if an adj. track bar is necessary.
 
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