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Who's running w/o swaybar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stanman9, Sep 16, 2009.

  1. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:42 PM
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    stanman9

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    Toytec co's and aal, tc uca's
    I'm looking for some info/feedback from those of you who have removed your swaybar??
     
  2. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

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  3. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    08pretaco

    08pretaco Almost there

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    i love not having it and would never put it back on
     
  4. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    whats the pros cons?
     
  5. Sep 16, 2009 at 5:58 PM
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    Pros: Less Shit under there, Better offroad articulation out of that IFS front end.
    Cons: More body roll and "slop" in controls on road.

    I wasn't convinced that I wanted to take mine off permanently...so I tried it...and I'm digging it.
     
  6. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:00 PM
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    mmadej87

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    has anybody been able to find any sway bar quick disconnects for the tacos?
     
  7. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:02 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

    dysfunctnlretard Hi

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    hmm...I want my truck to stay right side up, but also like the idea of increased articulation...decisions decisions..
     
  8. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:06 PM
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    taco06

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    more of a pro than a con on road. Never know when you'll need to make a quick turn.Off road, it will let each wheel move individualy with out being affected by the other since the sway bar connects them 2gether
     
  9. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:08 PM
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    Nope...Some guys were talking about trying to make some. I don't think there is enuf room under there to set the sway bar "away." An auto disconnect in the middle would work but IDK if there are any on the market for the Taco.

    I don't haul ass anywhere- so I don't worry about flipping my truck over. If you keep in mind that you will roll a little more...You'll be fine.
     
  10. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    i like to chirp tire on my turns :(

    no leaving them disconnected for me..lol
     
  11. Sep 16, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    mines off...but i have stiffer procomp springs up front, i can't tell a difference at all with it being off.
     
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    im guessing that you could just unscrew the top portion...granted its not "quick" but its alot faster than having the stock connect
     
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    Thats a great link! Lots of good info there
     
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    mines about to come off, the damn bushing is squeaking again.:mad:
     
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    If you're planning to stay on road majority of the time with just a little bit of offroading then I suggest keeping it on. The body roll will bug you. I took mine off on my XJ and even though the suspension articulation was deeply improved the day to day driving suffered considerably. It might be different on an IFS setup of course.
     
  17. Sep 16, 2009 at 8:27 PM
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    Dellosa89

    Dellosa89 Love peace and Taco Grease

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    mines off and never going back on. i do have billys at 1.75" lift so it helped gushion them up. IMO i like the feeling with out them on the street also. plus going over speed bumps with just one side of your truck hitting them u can barely notice the bumb at all.
     
  18. Sep 16, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I've experimented with mine both on and off. With it off, the truck rides much smoother, especially hitting speed bumps and on gravel roads and trails. I do get considerably more body roll under quick cornering and if you yank the steering wheel back and forth like an emergency maneuver, then you really notice it not there. Overall though, I think for the way I use my truck theres more pro than con for me. I would love to see someone do a quick disconnect for the sway bar though, that would be awesome.
     
  19. Sep 16, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    MonkeyProof

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    no swaybar here, but my setup is just a lil different from most :D...

    LT Taco lean anyone!?
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  20. Sep 16, 2009 at 8:47 PM
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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I saw something like i'd never seen before in a recent issue of Offroad magazine.... THIS sounds like an awesome new product to me! If ORE makes one of these to fit the Tacoma, I'll be all over it!
     
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