BWoody Traction Bars installed

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  1. Hotrod

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    I had my BWoody Traction Bars installed today and wanted to post some pics. The install was a direct bolt-on other than having to enlarge two pre-existing holes. After installation I turned off the ESP and tried a burnout...no wheelhop. The torque-steer seemed tamer too, but some was still noticable. All in all, with limited testing, they seem to make a difference and I experienced no adverse driving effects on smooth or uneven road surfaces.

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    Sweet! Did you have a lot of wheel hop before?
     
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    looks very clean. i like it
     
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    Awesome man! I've been debating which route to take with trac bars and motor mounts. From what RPM did you dump the clutch? Did you quick shift to 2nd? Any wheelhop on the 1st to 2nd quick shift?
     
  5. Hotrod

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    I only turned off the ESP once before the install and had some wheelhop, at which time I shut down to prevent any damage. That was my only time with the ESP off until trying it again after the install.

    After the Traction Bars were mounted I tried it again at ~3500rpm's and had none of the problems from the first try. I power-shifted at 6k rpms and the frontend stayed planted. I had a thump at initial takeoff and again at shifting to second, but I'm thinking its the soft motor mounts. To me, this seems like a great product, but keep in mind its with very little testing so far...your mileage may vary! :beerchug:
     
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    Excellent. Thanks for the write up man. I'll be picking a set up here in the near future.
     
  7. GooberMT

    GooberMT They See Me Rollin

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    I may also get some! Thanks for the write up!
     
  8. gregg@bwoodyperformance

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    where did you get the traction bars?
     
  9. Hotrod

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    Ummm...someplace...hmmmm...lemme think a sec...oh yeah! BWoodyPerformance...ever hear of them?

    Thanks guys! I edited the first post. :rockon:
     
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    And I edited the title.:worthy:
     
  11. gregg@bwoodyperformance

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    both you guys are tops in my book, thanks. (i knew where he got them):headspin:
     
  12. gregg@bwoodyperformance

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    i am excited to hear good reviews. glad your happy with them. thanks for the good review and look forward to furthur posts