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sway bar

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Chrisblazzer89, Oct 19, 2006.

  1. Chrisblazzer89

    Chrisblazzer89 1/2 ton status

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    I have a front and rear rough contry leaf spring lift are they stiff enough for me to get rid of the swaybar and still be a safe DD and pass inspection


    PS: I really dont care about the inspection

    PSS: Or should I get a swaybar correction/disconnect system by Off Road Design
     
  2. Blue90

    Blue90 1/2 ton status

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    Go with the ORD kit.

    Just go with the ORD kit, it's cheap easey and much more safe. Especially if this'll be your DD. I have the kit installed on mine and when the sway bar is disco'd I personally feel the truck is way way too unstable if I were to encounter a (think fast) :eek1: situatuaton.
     
  3. muddermilitia

    muddermilitia ThatTrazerGuy GMOTM Winner

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    I had the ORD swaybar dissconnect on my truck, but after driving it once with it dissconnected I decided that I really didn't need the swaybar at all. So I took off the swaybar and sold the dissconnects,I only had them on for a few months. If you plan on driving on the highway a lot, you may want to keep the swaybar though. I noticed when taking curves at high speeds (60-70) the front of the truck would kinda bounce through the turn.
     
  4. mr.smartass

    mr.smartass 1 ton status Premium Member

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    I've had my rough country 4" on for about 6 months now and it's a DD and when i put the kit on i never thought twice about putting the sway bar back on... body roll is no worse then it was before and i can still take a curve the same. Going over bumps it's a bit bouncy but i don't think the sway bar will help any... And i'm always on the interstate at 70-80mph... Very stiff springs.
     
  5. big dan

    big dan 1/2 ton status Premium Member

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    I drove my truck for 3 years with the sway bar and 1 year without it and have noticed no differance at all. I dont drive very fast though.
     
  6. sandawgk5

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    I run a 4" spring in the front and a flip with 56s in the rear nad I have no swaybar. I can hardly notice any difference in the handling of the truck compared to when I had the sway bar connected. Just throw that ****er away.

    Ira
     

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