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SWAY BAR DISCANECTS?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Chase, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. Chase

    Chase Registered Member

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    ARE THEY CHEAP EXPENSIVE HOW THEY WORK I GOT A 90 GMC SUBURBAN WITH 4"LIFT AND 35"TIRES HELP ME OUT PLEASE
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  2. 85HeartBurb

    85HeartBurb 1/2 ton status

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    What's a sway bar? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif





    Just kidding I threw mine away I think ORD sells them for like one bill or about! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
  3. k20

    k20 3/4 ton status

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    Basically you pull a pin and your swaybar is no longer connected giving you more flex, when done wheelin, line it back up, put pin back in and you have road handling. I think they also raise your swaybar mount. Sotck your swaybar was like --- that angle, now w/ a susp lift yours prob looks like mine at \ angle. WIth the kit it gets it back closer to --- so it will ride smoother. I agree, about $100 or so.
     
  4. Lance

    Lance 1/2 ton status

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    Is this a DD? I ditched the swaybars on my '90 K5 and used to drive it 55 miles everyday with no problems. You just got to take the interstate off-ramps a bit slower and maybe get some motion sickness tablets for your passengers. /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif With the 'burbans extra wheel-base, I'd guess you won't miss your swaybar much at all.

    I read your other post about "flex". Shackle flip will help that out a bunch. I used an ORD, but there are some "home-brew" creations that will give you the same result. I've actually got a set of stock shackle hangers laying around. You could cut them up to make a shackle flip like tRusty did on his K5. (Ok, I couldn't find tRusty's but here's a link to one found in the technical section, http://coloradok5.com/shackleflip.shtml )

    PM me if you need an extra set of hands to work on your rig.

    Lance
     

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