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Old 11-05-2012, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Fe Block View Post
Yes, the pan hard bar is must. I was looking at the one that bolts to the bat wing and welds to the frame on the opposing side. It is available online and at Speedway. Reasonably priced too.
The photos above that I posted of my '27 has that style of panhard bar.

A small panhard bar is fine for a buggy sprung car, the leaf spring itself limits most of the side to side movement, the panhard bar just minimizes shackle swing.

But for your coil over set-up you will want something a bit beefier, and with no leaf spring in the front crossmember there should be plenty of room for a bigger one.

Just my thoughts.... fwiw
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