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Crossover steering

Discussion in 'OffRoad Design' started by JoseK5, Dec 14, 2001.

  1. JoseK5

    JoseK5 Registered Member

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    Hi ORD,

    Could you please tell me how to fit the sway bar back after installing the crossover kit? Is there an aftermarket different sway bar that will fit the change?

    Thank you,
     
  2. Chaz88K5

    Chaz88K5 1/2 ton status

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    it can not be used....the steering arm comin off the steering box gets in the way...might as well scrap the sway bar because it is now useless to ya with a cros over...

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  3. Greg72

    Greg72 "Might As Well..." Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Chaz,

    Never say never......that's how you get people "riled up"....and thinking about a solution.

    When I talked to SW about it, he mentioned that there might be a way to do a "torsion type" swaybar as opposed to the standard "laterally linked" style. Something that could travel Up&amp;Down with the axle, but would resist "torsionally" if the wheels tried to move in opposite directions of travel.

    Obviously, it would need a "Quick Disconnect" for wheeling, because that behavior is exactly OPPOSITE of what's needed offroad.

    I think the answer is that it's possible.....but nobody has "wanted it bad enough" to figure out the math and all the little details that would make it work.

    I know there are some GOOD fabricators on this list.....and some folks who could engineer it correctly, it's really just a matter of getting the right people interested enough to solve it.

    I'm sure ORU could do it for you.....for $8000 or something rediculous like that..... [smart a$$ grin]




    -Greg72

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  4. zakk

    zakk 1/2 ton status

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    don't let greg fool you, he has plenty of space in his garage to fab somethihng up[​IMG]
    his k5 fits in the garage with a 6" lift...ROOM TO SPARE!

    BTW, you cannot hear the flows over the hummer tires on the freeway, but they sound good at idle! no more rusted mufflers for this phat kid! oh yeahhh![​IMG]

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  5. K10ANDYKHAMNIC

    K10ANDYKHAMNIC 1/2 ton status

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    what about a setup like the " anti rock" jeep aftermarket sway bar ? i think its for tjs

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  6. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    The anti-rock bar system is the type you would need to look into, their bar won't work, but it's a good example of what you should look into.

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