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swaybar disco

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by southernspeed, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. southernspeed

    southernspeed 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    I want to put a swaybar disconnect kit on my '78. But what are the limitations of driving it? Do you need to re-connect it for faster parts of a trail, or on fire roads and that sort of stuff? Does it get very unstable on quicker twisty bits? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif Input from those that found out the hard way would be much appreciated /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     
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    Basically a matter of your personal feel for the handling of your rig....i know lots of people that take their sway bar off completely and throw it away.
     
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    And it's safe? Even on the road? I don't mind a bit of wallow but I don't want to visit the hedgerow uninvited!
     
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    Its pretty much how well you know how your own rig handles. If you know the characterists of your rig really well, then go for. With my burb, I still tow a travel trailer, so I choose to leave my sway bar installed and just use the disco's when i wheel.
     
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    I removed my swaybar completely. It really isn't bad I guess, and I agree that is in large part, how well you know your rig. I have driven it that way on any kind of trail you can imagine, way too fast at times, and long trips down the interstate a few times without incident.

    Long story short, it works, but I am going to get another swaybar and the disconnects as soon as I get the D60 in.
     
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    Thanks guys. I guess ORD are going to get some overseas business then! /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif
     

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