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Old 12-04-2004, 08:15 AM
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swaybar adj. and sizes

cant seem to find my notes on properly adjusting sway bars. Do you set the eyelet ends parrallel to the frame in a unsprung type of adj ? I think that would give you a preload when set back down on the ground. Plus is the bigger od. bars better for the heavier cars. I am trying to make my car handle better in a street type enviroment. Ive added new susp. parts as you can see in my folder. It seems to be a little to stiff in the corners. Thanks

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Sway bars

My take on this is to adjust them so the sway bar arms if you will are parallel to the ground when the car is in the static position..Seems to work the best for me..

As far as the car "feeling stiff" in the corners that tells me the new bars are doing their job in reducing body roll when cornering..And yes the bars need to be bigger on a heavier car as there is just more body mass to control..

I do not at tthis time have much more to offer on this as there are some links and books out there that more fully explain the effects of the bars on your handling..

Take care

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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