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Old 12-04-2012, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by angelf0926 View Post
Hey guys so im working on mlthe chassis of my 76 trying to re-use as much as I can...for example control arms and spindles and send them to the just going to purchase those energy suspension bushings..should I reuse my sway bars? Car is only for street purposes
Unless they are badly rusted or bent, reuseing them will be fine.

If you're going to lower the Cg, stiffen the chassis (boxing and/or roll cage), or use super sticky tires, then aftermarket bars would be a good addition. But it sounds to me like you really don't need to go aftermarket. You could, however, use the stiffest factory bars if you can afford them or source them used.
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