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Old 12-03-2009, 05:01 PM
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Sway bar selection

Where do you start in selecting a sway bar or actually anti-sway bar?
I'm looking at using a splined tube from Speedway Engineering or ??? which would have some amount of adjustability.

Rates from 125 pounds to 400 or even higher are available. I have not been able to find any info on how to figure out how stiff the bar should be.

I believe that for the rear, weight and roll center height above ground must be the most important factors, but are there others? I have a solid rear with a triangulated, 4 link with 500 pounds per wheel. I can't remember what the roll center calculations were.

in the front, suspension geometry probably plays a role, also. I have double A arm with 550 pounds per wheel.

Can anyone provide any insight to what I need to know and how to determine what I need?


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