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diffrent sway bar question?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by sweetk30, Sep 18, 2006.

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plow and sway bar combo question

Poll closed Sep 23, 2006.
  1. yes run bar

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  2. no dont need it

    71.4%
  3. sway bar plow what? i am niked as always

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  1. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    i have a truck i am working on for someone.. thay have a 4" hd lift kit. frt packs have 6 leafs. thay have it in a k30 with 35" tires. thay want to run a snow plow on it also. but he has no swaybar on as of now. do you think the sway bar is needed for plowing. and the plow blade alone is 725 lbs in weight.
     
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    ntsqd 1/2 ton status

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    The higher the speed or the more off camber is where a swaybar usually is wanted/needed. I know nothing about plowing snow, but it doesn't seem like you'd encounter either one of these conditions. I'm curious to see what others think.
     
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    i think having all that extra sprung weight on a truck would qualify for a sway bar, and im sure snow plow trucks spend more time on the road then our trucks
     
  4. sweetk30

    sweetk30 professional hooker Premium Member

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    anyone else?
     
  5. gmc4cw

    gmc4cw 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    a sway bar has nothing to do with extra weight from a plow. if anything the extra weight will help keep the truck from getting body roll. thats what a sway bar is for. It is actually an ANTI-sway bar. the plow frame is probably in the way of where the sway bar would be. that is why most people remove them.
     
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    Yep, sway bar wouldn't affect anything for plowing. Only time it will come into play is when the blade is up and driving. Them corners be getting scary with the extra weight up front....
     
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    This is why you would want a sway bar.... Shoulde be able to get it on with a plow... If hes got a 6" lift, id run an ord sway bar dissconnects too to keep it from binding as the suspension cycles.
     

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