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Old 05-31-2005, 11:26 AM
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Want to Add Sway Bar to Rear Axle

I have a 37 Plymouth P-4 Sedan with a stock frame and a 1970 Camero eight bolt rear end bolted to stock '37 Plymouth leaf springs. I would like to add a sway bar and have tried to find something that would work. So far, I have not had any luck. Is there someone who has a '37-38 Plymouth w/ a GM rear axle that has set up a sway ar on it? I'd really like to know what you used and how you connected it.
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You might check into circle track style sway bars.
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Might try www.chassisengineeringinc.com
they have some universal applications that might work
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I used a sway bar from a 1989 Camaro on my 38 Chevy sedan. Pretty similar dimensions to your Plymouht. I had to pull the ends of the sway bar in about an inch or two, but it worked out fine. I fabbed some end mounts out of 2x4 squar tubing and made some rear end mounts out of exhaust muffler clamps. I got the urethane bushing mounts for the ends at Advance Auto Parts. Then mad the frame mounts to fit the bushing mounts. It was not a bad project at all and looked pretty good.
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I've drawn up some ideas for the link mounts. A mid-80's Camero sway bar sems to be the bar of choice. Now it is off the the shop to fab up the parts and get it done.
Thanks for the help.
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Stiffening the forward half of the leaf springs makes the springs themselves act like an anti-roll bar and a traction bar.
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