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Question. I put a 9" lift on my 77 f-150 and I need a longer track bar. I have found longer track bars, but none that are for a 9" lift. I think the closest I have found is an adjustable track bar for up to a 6" lift. Is there a way I can have the one I have extended? Cut it and weld another longer piece on there? And how do I find out how long I need it to be. How do I get the measurement? Also, I will probably need the drop bracket as well right? I have some major bumpsteer going on. I think a big part is because the track bar is too short, but I think that even after I get one that is the right length, the angle will differ too much from the drag link still and I will still end up with a lot of bump steer. Anyone have any suggestions or know where I can find a track bar the right length?
 

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You have to disconnect the track bar and set the truck down on it's suspension. This will let you see two things; one- how low the upper track bar mount needs to be to match the angle of the drag link, and two- how long the track bar needs to be. There is nothing anyone here can tell you other than how to measure it yourself. You may also need to consider that it may be advantageous to raise your lower track bar mount instead of only lowering the upper mount. If your drag link angle is still going to be tough to match then consider changing out your drop pitman arm. When I did my SAS I ended up ditching my drop pitman arm in favor of a stock one, and it helped out my drag link angle a lot. Also consider that in addition to matching the track bar angle to the drag link angle ideally they will also be the same length. If you can work that out your bump steer problems will be a thing of the past.

edit: Where are you at in NC? I'm in Charlotte.
 
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