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Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« on: Feb 14, 2018, 07:59:44 AM »
So I have built a nice anti-wrap for my runner(not installed yet just making it perrtty). My question is, are you guys really running one? my runner sits on 3 inch all pro springs front and rear (the rears 9 inch longer then stock with 8 leaves) and 35 inch tires. Coming from Jeep Land, that's just what you do on a SWB and a SOA. I'm seeing a mix in the toy crowd some with, some without.


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Re: Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« Reply #1 on: Feb 14, 2018, 10:08:55 AM »
I like to run a leaf top of the rear packs from the u-bolts forward and sandwich it under the front most spring clamp.  This trick pretty much eliminates axle wrap. I think the need for it really depends on your setup.  I would try it out and see if you need one.  If you have something ready to go I'm sure it won't hurt to run it.
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Re: Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« Reply #2 on: Feb 19, 2018, 05:21:02 PM »
Anti-Wrap on a 4-wheeler??  :thumbdown:

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Re: Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« Reply #3 on: Feb 19, 2018, 07:35:33 PM »
I have a Bud Built traction bar to help stop my axle wrap. Its really only a Moab issue where the traction is high and the angles steep. Didnt get to really test it on the last trip because it was wet on the obstacles where I could really see how it worked.
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Re: Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« Reply #4 on: Feb 20, 2018, 06:26:39 AM »
Having run a wrap bar on my old truck and now not. I currently run the 56" marlin/AP/Betts springs with the top wrap leaf as shown above.  I still have wrap.  I want to put on another anti wrap.
The biggest downfall of the antwrap bar is making work and travel with your suspension instead of binding or limiting travel.
I would ultimately like to do a rear 3link
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Re: Anti-wrap or not to anti-wrap
« Reply #5 on: Mar 28, 2018, 07:52:01 PM »
I've been running a ruff stuff one for years and I believe in them. I notice the improvement when going up a vertical climb like a ledge.


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