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Old 02-17-2011, 05:33 PM
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Where is the dang track bar on this model?

I can't seem to find the dang bar. Does my truck even have one? Its the 06 ram 1500 with electronic 4 wheel drive changer. The front end looks really different then other trucks front ends. Like its not a solid axle in the front. The front differential is all up inside the bottom of the truck almost.
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Track bars are installed on solid front axles with coil spring suspensions.
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Track bars are installed on solid front axles with coil spring suspensions.
Ahh, so what does this mean for me. What type of front end would you call mine? Instead of single-axle.

And right now, I feel I have a somewhat bumpy cab ride, i have gotten new tires, new tie rod ends, inspected inner tie rods, 2 alignments, balance on new tires, I thought maybe checking out the track bar would be the next thing. Whats next? I am thinking maybe all new shocks would possibly fix it, but would bad bushings or anything cause this? I had firestone inspect my front end, they said all that was out was my out tie rods. So I fixed them and got new tires and all.
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You have an independent front suspension. Bad suspension components are usually accompanied buy thunk and clunk type noises. How much air is in your tires?
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You have an independent front suspension. Bad suspension components are usually accompanied buy thunk and clunk type noises. How much air is in your tires?
Well I just bought new ones, the sheet from discount tire says the tire manufacture reqs. are 35psi, but the dude who drove it around to the front said "we put new chrome valve caps on and pressured it to 40psi and zeroed out everything".

Would that affect anything?

Maybe it's just me, and I am freaking out over a little bumpyness in my big truck.
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