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Caltracs or Traction Bars... Which are better for our trucks?

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Old 06-23-2009, 11:11 AM
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So just curious but which are better to run on our trucks, Caltracs or Traction Bars? I know the general idea of how both of them work, and have read review after review on both of them and they are both getting about the same pros and cons for one over the other. The reason I ask is because I have heard from a few different people that as I start adding more power to the rear wheel (like with the new cam) the axel hop is going to get or can get really bad specially on hard launches.

So what is your take on them, is one noticably better than the other? Do they help/impair normal day to day driveablility or is it about the same?
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So no one on here has used Caltracs or traction bars on their Rams berfore?
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Seriously no opinions on either of these products on ram trucks?
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Never put some on a ram, but a family member has an f350 on 38's and he put traction bars to reduce axle hop/wrap when he put his superchip in and because the lift, seemed to help out, but i dont really know if it would make a difference or not on ours.
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maybe try over on DT? i dunno. I know alot of people with daks run them and they love them. and I would think they are alot better then trac bars.
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Hey truck151 diesel power put caltracs on there 2wd ram with 928hp an 1900 lbs of torque.
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lol, CalTracs and traction bars are the exact same thing. CalTrac is just the name of the traction bars that Calvert Racing produces. I was very close to getting a set off DT but the guy sold them to someone else after he said they were mine

They're deffinately a good investment.
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No the caltracs and traction bars are two different setups, they both accomplish the same thing but they are definitly different setups.

As for the moes Traction bars, they are no longer in production.
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No the caltracs and traction bars are two different setups, they both accomplish the same thing but they are definitly different setups.

As for the moes Traction bars, they are no longer in production.
You're trying to compare a brand name to a part name. It's like me asking which is better, A diablo predator or a tuner?
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