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Old 07-31-2008, 07:21 AM
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rear sway bar 4 link

just wanted to see what you guys thought. I want to build a 4 link rear using a sprint car style sway bar with adjustable arms for the upper links instead of 4 bars and a sway bar. any thoughts

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If I am understanding what you are saying, that won't keep the rear axle from rotating. The links to the swaybar will allow the axle to move forward and back at that point.

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Old 07-31-2008, 12:34 PM
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using the type speedway sells, the rear could be stabilized similarly to tyeing the upper control arms together with a torsion bar where they fasten to the frame.
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You would have to mount those aluminum arms directly to the rear end using some sort of bushing. You couldn't use the link (marked "body" in the photo) that links the arms to the rear end on the sprint car.

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may be a bit tricky. remember the rear arm of the torsion bar connects to the "birdcage" on a sprint . the cage has an internal bearing which allows it to rotate independent of and freely around the axle tube.
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4 link

Is there a reason you want to run a sprint car style 4 link. I set up a Tri - 4 link on my buddys S-10 and it was really simple and you can make the whole thing yourself and save a ton of cash.
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I'm just looking to eliminate a little weight and kill 2 birds with one stone.
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