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Sway Bar

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by chadderkdawg, Jan 6, 2012.

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What did you do with your sway bar?

Poll closed Feb 5, 2012.
  1. Swaybar Delete

    23 vote(s)
    39.7%
  2. Kept the swaybar with OE links

    10 vote(s)
    17.2%
  3. Kept the swaybar with extended links or relocation bracket

    8 vote(s)
    13.8%
  4. Don't care, but DH is a post whore

    17 vote(s)
    29.3%
  1. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:17 AM
    #1
    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Just got my coilovers installed last night, got a full 3 inches of lift out of them and the sway bar was a major pain in my ass.... Anyway I destroyed my links, so if I keep the bar I'll need to replace those... I guess I'm wondering what everyone else has done with their sway bars?
     
  2. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:21 AM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    lets get some people in here....

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jan 6, 2012 at 6:31 AM
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    The Driver

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    Yeah, that works for me! Where can I go to enjoy such delectables?


    In other words, what's the e-mail address to see more of that??? :D
     
  4. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:18 AM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    Just take it off.
     
  5. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:19 AM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Looks like the skids have to come off to get it out, correct?
     
  6. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:22 AM
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    OH-MAN

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    Yes they do.
     
  7. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:22 AM
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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    See build thread.
    Yeah. Tires too. And I think those bars up front below it. Not sure, been awhile since I been under my truck.
     
  8. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Eff.... I hate Iowa vehicles, every bolt between me and getting that swaybar out is rusted all to shit.
     
  9. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:24 AM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg [OP] Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    :quickdraw:

    Mods are afoot....
     
  10. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:27 AM
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    OH-MAN

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    I tried with all my limited ability to get it out without taking off the skids and no luck.
    Used a cut off wheel to slice the bar to save taking off the skids.
    Oh well.
     
  11. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:56 AM
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    Jez

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    I have not installed my set up yet but I have toyed around here and there to get it ready. One thing I did do was pull the sway bar completely. You do have to pull the skid but I didn't remove my wheels. A lot of guys are running without them including me. Honestly I didn't notice much difference at all.

    What set up did you go with?
     
  12. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:59 AM
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    chadderkdawg

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    New links are 50 bucks a pop... I think I'm just gonna cut the bitch out of there.
     
  13. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:42 PM
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    tacokid09

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    ditch it man!!! but i didnt have to take off my wheel to get mine off?? :confused:
     
  14. Jan 6, 2012 at 7:45 PM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    I took my sway bar off about a month ago. I will never go back to it, it just like the way it feels on the road better, not to mention more travel off roading. I got it off without removing the wheels and tires though. WD-40 is your friend.....
     
  15. Jan 7, 2012 at 5:31 AM
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    Sprink669

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    I took mine off and I couldn't tell a difference even with OME 886's and a ARB bumper.
     
  16. Jan 7, 2012 at 6:10 AM
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    ditched mine at the same time I was installing the front lift.
     
  17. Jan 7, 2012 at 11:26 AM
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    I had mine on with a relocation bracket but eventually just took it off. Best decision ever.

    Take it off see how it feels, if you don’t like it put it back on.

    It's not a ton of flex but you can't do this with a sway bar on.
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Jan 7, 2012 at 11:31 AM
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    KenLyns

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  19. Jan 7, 2012 at 12:37 PM
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    OFF!!! I didn't have to remove my wheels either...
     
  20. Jan 7, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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    chadderkdawg

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    Not sure why someone would want to do a slalom in a lifted pickup...
     
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