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Old 03-23-2014, 01:59 PM   #1
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Did you happen to take pictures of your Blue Ox rear track bar?

I purchased and just received the new style Blue Ox TT2302 rear track bar for my '05 W-22 Workhorse chassis.

While reviewing the installation instructions which are (barely) useful for identifying the various components, they useless for installation. I called Blue Ox and asked for as installed assembly photos or illustrations. They advised they had none (which I can't imagine)!!!

So, if you happened to take installed (frame and third member) pictures of your Blue Ox rear track bar, please post so we all can use them.
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A simple search in the workhorse forum returned this thread: Blue Ox Tiger Trac Install Question

It seems to address your issue and contains photos. Good Luck, Ed
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A simple search in the workhorse forum returned this thread: Blue Ox Tiger Trac Install Question

It seems to address your issue and contains photos. Good Luck, Ed
Just remember that the link to the installation video is for a Ford chassis, not a W-22. The outboard bracket on a W-22 is mounted on the right frame rail...not to the right axle housing and sway bar.

One other thing, it's better to take the right rear spring damper off the frame to install the bolts for the trac bar's frame bracket. I also final torqued the two end bolts that attached the bar to it's two brackets with the weight of the coach on the chassis to relieve any twist on the bar's rubber mount bushings.

Sorry, no pics of the install, didn't know how at the time...it's still hit or miss.
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Just remember that the link to the installation video is for a Ford chassis, not a W-22. The outboard bracket on a W-22 is mounted on the right frame rail...not to the right axle housing and sway bar.

One other thing, it's better to take the right rear spring damper off the frame to install the bolts for the trac bar's frame bracket. I also final torqued the two end bolts that attached the bar to it's two brackets with the weight of the coach on the chassis to relieve any twist on the bar's rubber mount bushings.

Sorry, no pics of the install, didn't know how at the time...it's still hit or miss.
Did your pass side track bar bracket under/over the frame like the pic below (#2), or did it bolt through the frame around the middle?
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Old 04-09-2014, 09:01 AM   #5
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Recently installed my Blue Ox rear track on my '05 W22 chassis. I have attached some pictures so you can see how the "new style" frame bracket installs. Installation is not bad bad, but everything is big, heavy and requires a bunch of fastener torque!!

This mod made a real positive difference in the handling of this 35' MH when passed by 18 wheelers in high wind. Workhorse should have installed this product when they built the chassis or Winnebago should have spec'd it. In either case it is needed.
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Congrats on the install...looks great and our trac bar made a huge difference as well. Sorry I missed your question. The passenger frame rail bracket bolted thru the frame in the middle...that's what made the removal of the rubber spring limiter/bumper necessary to make the bracket's bolts easier to install. Anyway, glad the install went well...I feel that this mod is one of the best bangs for the buck for these W-22/24 chassis that one can do, IMHO. Thanks for the update.
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