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Sway Bar Connected Vs. Disconnected With an Interesting Observation

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by Jason'sLawnCare, Oct 18, 2010.

  1. Fire931

    Fire931 Well-Known Member Vendor

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    don't bother.... it doesn't work.
     
  2. Ahshiet

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    It won't swing up and out the way steering is what limits it from swinging up
     
  3. Jason'sLawnCare

    Jason'sLawnCare [OP] Prepared for Bambi

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    Thanks for confirming. So that leaves three options-completely on, completely off, or some contraption like the one Chris posted.
     
  4. Mxpatriot

    Mxpatriot Busted Knuckles Fabrication

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    Money pit.
    If you have quality aftermarket coil overs, I'd just remove it.
     
  5. OH-MAN

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    Yeah I may remove when I go to the stiffer OME springs with the bumper and skid I have now it is starting to get a bit too soft so when I add the winch and the next twp skids it will need the 886 springs.
    I will miss it as well cuz I like the corners on the street too!!
     
  6. HBMurphy

    HBMurphy Ban Pending

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    I have a number of friends that have removed them (and most all of them have 2.5 coilovers). I still get everywhere they get but I still think it's funny as they sway through the mountain roads when we're going to the trail. :)
     
  7. ibengineer

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    I honestly don't notice that much sway with it off - but I DO notice that my tires are in contact with the ground more over rough terrain.
     
  8. ktmrider

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    My mid travel is going on this weekend and im really considering it
     
  9. numbah57

    numbah57 BORN AND RAISED MAUI BOY

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    ^^^^ my suspension is stock and my sway bar is long gone.
     
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    ahhh, well im going to try it both ways and if I feel safe without it I may try it for a little bit.
     
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    i took mine off and have had to make a fast maneuver, it had a bit more body roll but not once did i feel unsafe.
     
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    Since Chris didn't post his source, here you go

    The guy who designed this CANNOT be contacted, has completely given up building them, and I think he even has a patent so you can't build it either without some legal hoops... but that may have been just a rumor. It's just totally baffled me that someone like ARB or similar company hasn't bothered with doing something like this. It's baffled me more that a big company didn't buy the design, either, like with the story of the Bandi mount
     
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    It's my next goal, I just need to come up with $2k
     
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    What tires are you buying?
     
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    TanSR5x4 Hold my beer and watch this

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    I haven't totally thought through my transition, but basic idea:

    Light Racing UCA's $450
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    That's a price tag of $1,764 without a spare tire :(. Later I will probably add some MT's on steels, adding $890.
     
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    Save money, buy final solution first.

    Watch BST forum on here for good deals on shit you're going to tear up (example: I traded for my wheels for free).
     
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    EL TACOROJO SNAPPIN NECKS AND CASHIN CHECKS.

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    just take the dam thing off. i love mine with out
     
  20. Jason'sLawnCare

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    That's interesting. Thanks for posting it.

    me?
     
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