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Any pics of installed sway bar drop brackets?

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Rolled, Nov 13, 2002.

  1. Rolled

    Rolled 1/2 ton status

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    I need to make some drop brackets for my front sway bar. I am looking for pics of them installed on a similar rig. I am interested in the angle I should make them. I assume a straight 4" spacer might do for my 4" lift but I thought I better check with the pros first.

    Has anybody crawled up under their truck and snapped a picture of them?
     
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    I've got a 4" lift, and I never touched/modified my swaybar.
     
  3. ds350

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    Depending on which suspension you have....the swaybar may not be needed.

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    I took the swaybar off. I have a 6" lift, and don't need a swaybar, it's pleanty stiff up front without it. Try driving yours with out it and see if you'll even need it.
     
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    If you install a sway bar disconnect kit, it helps to raise the sway bar back up off the axle and retain its use for on road driving. If you plan on going with a cross over steering setup, you could also add blocks as your speaking of to lower the sway bar from the frame and together they would create enough room.
     
  6. Rolled

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    Right now it looks like it needs a 1 inch spacer from the frame to the sway bar for it to bolt up. I would guess that the angle would be wrong if I put in a 1 inch spacer.

    I have Rough Country lift spings which feel stiff to me but I have nothing to compare them to. I want to keep the sway bar since this will be a road truck more that a trail truck.

    Anybody familiar with my springs? Can I replace them to get a better ride?
     
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    not installed but it should give you an idea of what they look like.

    if you still want to keep your sway bar i have these, they offer a 3" drop. send me a PM if you're interested.










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    welp i don't have pics right now, but i do have a little advice, i found out . i bought the Chevy Drop down Sway Bar Bracket from BDS suspension. and on the phone they mentioned that a fullsize dodge drop down bracket would be better, but what do they know?? "should of listened" needless to say i have a dodge drop down sway bar bracket installed in my blazer now, and in my own opinion i would say it fits 200% better then my chevy one did,

    hope this helps

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    Thanks guys.
     

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