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ford bronco question

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chevyk5blazer666, Sep 6, 2005.

  1. chevyk5blazer666

    chevyk5blazer666 Registered Member

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    i have a ford bronco with a 6'in lift, and i want to know if the sway bar is needed. b/c the problem im having ,is with the tbs',(twin traction beams)when i go in reverse the hole front of the truck go's up, and it is really hard to steer , i think it is b/c of the sway bar. i don't have a sway bar on my k-5 and that thing is fine that also has a 6"in lift.
    and the bronco spends half the time on the highways and half off road,
    pls help lol,,,,,,,thanx
     
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    hidesertwheelin 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    Sell the Broncho and get a Chevy :doah: :D
     
  3. chevyk5blazer666

    chevyk5blazer666 Registered Member

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    i have a k-5 blazer an s-10 blazer ,and an 85 trans am with a 383 .lol dont tel me to go buy a chevy , im dieing on gas as it is.
     
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    So when you put the bronco in reverse to back out of a parking spot the front end lifts up? Like an inch or so? or is the rear just squatting? Or...... maybe I am just not getting what you mean.
    You can't really compare the chevy to the ford. Every suspension component is different. Swaybars dont provide lift or support in a suspension. All they do is limit the amount of travel from side to side. That is why vehicles articulate more when they are disconnected. A benefit off-road, a hinderance on-road.
     
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    Uh..........when you go into reverse the front end should go down, not up.
     
  6. chevyk5blazer666

    chevyk5blazer666 Registered Member

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    well it go's up ,and the two front tires bow in wards ,and the camber is all kinds of fuc*ed up
     
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    Well, you have to expect bad and/or random camber on a TTB system. (coil springs = good, TTB = bad)

    Does it only do this in 4WD, or in 2WD as well? Are your hubs locked?
     
  9. chevyk5blazer666

    chevyk5blazer666 Registered Member

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    it dose it in 4wd and in 2wd ,it is a pice of sh!t , im gonna run it over with my k-5
     
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    I wouldn't do that. There is someone out there dumb enough to give you more than it is worth.
     
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    chevyk5blazer666 Registered Member

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    the only thing i want off the whole truck is the tires,
     
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    Have you tried to remove the swaybar?Does the front normally sit higher than the rear?Maybe the rear is squatting and unloading the front to make the steering light.
     
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    Is your track bar the right length to go with the lift. When you hit a bump or go over a hump in the road does it try a go anther direction (steering whel jerk)? Go back and look at all the brackets that would have to do with the lift and you will find one has loosened just a little i believe. Did you just put the lift on? or has the lift been on awhile and this just start? I think my friends son had to replace the track bar and do some steering correction to get his to steer right.
     

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