This Part Requires General
Mechanical Abilities If you are not
confident in your abilities Please have this product installed at a Local
Off-Road Shop .
Safety Glasses, Gloves, Wrench set, Socket Set, Torque
wrench, , Tie rod separator, Jack, Jack
stands(Tall and short) , Wheel chock,, Cutting tool (sawzall , cutoff
wheel, plasma cutter ect...) Welder and welding ppe.
Take an inventory of your parts, If you are missing any parts Please contact
Artec Industries Immediately @ (855) 278-3299
M-F 8:30am-5pm MST if it is after those hours please email us pictures
of what you received , along with product labels on the box and packing slip at
Place wheel chocks at the rear wheels, Break free the lug nuts on the front
wheels. Use a jack to raise the front of
the vehicle and set the front axle on jack stands . then remove the wheels from
the vehicle .
Remove the steering stabilizer
from the axle, Now remove the tie rod and draglink from the Steering knuckles
and pitman arm, Remove the sway bar end
links form the axle. With the steering
removed Cut off the Oem Track bar
and clean the area of any rust, dirt or paint to prep the axle for the
new Artec track bar mount.
Place part number 2
tab into key way on part number 1
slip your track bar between parts # 1 & 2 using run a bolt and nut through
the holes on the bracket and track bar to set the mounting width of the track bar
tack weld Part 2 onto part 1. Remove
the track bar from the bracket and fully weld Part 2 to Part number 1
Line the corner of the coil bucket up with the slot cut out
on part number 2 and set the corner of the coil bucket into the relief on
part 2 and tack weld the bracket to the axle. Once the bracket is tacked into
place fully weld the bracket into position.
Install the track bar back into the Jeep, Then reinstall the sway bar end links, Install the Tie rod and draglink then
install the stabilizer. then the wheels
(do not fully tighten lug nuts yet )
Using a jack raise the Jeep and remove the jack stands from
under the axle . Lower the vehicle to the ground and torque all of the bolts to
their factory specs . Take the Jeep to
have an alignment performed to make sure the alignment is in spec to prevent
abnormal tire wear.
After 50 miles Check all bolts for tightness and tighten if