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front sway bar...need help deciding!

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by Fletcher007, Jan 21, 2011.

  1. Jan 21, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    Fletcher007

    Fletcher007 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I need help deciding. I was thinking about taking off my front sway bar. I know it gives you better flex on the trail but is it worth it??? I have 5100's up front set at 1.75". please let me now what you think.
     
  2. Jan 21, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    multiple topics on this.....but if you offroad much, take it off. just dont take tight curves like a douche and you'll be fine.
     
  3. Jan 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    Reepur

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    I have had mine off for bout 3 weeks and have no issues. I have no
    plans on putting it back on either. I have the billies too.
    as jhodge said, just don't hall a$$ thru corners and your fine.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    Fletcher007

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    thanks fellas... is it pretty easy to take off without taking off my 80 pound armor tech bumper and a bunch of other stuff???
     
  5. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    Reepur

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    Gosh don't know in your case, I had to take off the factory skid tho to get it out.
     
  6. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    your armor tech skid, correct?? and yes you will have to take it off to get the sway bar out.
     
  7. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    jandrews

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    You can get it off without removing your front armor, but you will need to remove the front wheels.

    Yeah. Skid. Because them bumpers ain't done yet :spy:
     
  8. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:18 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    at that point, it's easier to drop the skid on a jack, amiright?
     
  9. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:20 PM
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    Just call Larry and have him bench press it.
     
  10. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i wonder if kevin will take an all pooh bumper in on trade:pout:
     
  11. Jan 21, 2011 at 6:25 PM
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    jandrews

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    Use it as a parts bumper for his current one?

    Man I'm so jazzed to get all my stuff from him but apparently I'm going to be waiting most of 2011.
     
  12. Jan 21, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    Fletcher007

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    sorry meant skid plate. I'll tell you what there ain't no skid plate better than an armor tech skid. i put that thing on by myself with nothing but stupid strength...thanks for the info guys!
     
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