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lift + sway bar

Discussion in '1969-1972 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Kodiak, Sep 14, 2001.

  1. Kodiak

    Kodiak 1/2 ton status

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    My blazer has the front sway bar and the rear bars that mount over the axle and attach to the front shackle of the spring. i am going to put a 2 inch lift on. Is there any way to keep the sway bar or does it have to come off also.

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    Who made your rear bar? I'd like to see what it looks like, but I can't get to the link you left.

    The front bar should not be a problem. If you find it binding up, you can use a set of anti-sway bar quick-disconnects (like the ones sold by ORD).
     
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    So there won't be a problem with the front sway bar since it attaches to the top of the springs? It looks like it wouldn't allow the springs to droop very far. I know thats the purpose of the bar in the first place. I just didn't know if a bar for the factory springs would be too restrictive for lifted springs.

    The rear bars are about 2 feet long on each spring pack. I don't know if they are factory or not. They were on it when I got it. I assume they limit axle wrap. I have seen some trucks that had shocks mounted in the same way. I don't plan to put them back on.

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    Kodiak, rear bars? Sounds like they are radius rods (aka "traction bars"), not an anti-sway bar.
     
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    I didn't say they were

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