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To Swaybar or not to swaybar? That is my question?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Bluekrow, Aug 30, 2005.

  1. Bluekrow

    Bluekrow Registered Member

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    Hello, I'm lifting my 85 K5 with 8'' front springs, 4'' springs and 4'' blocks in the rear and 44'' monstermudders.I run in the mud so my question is that since I don't drive this on the road with all this lift do I need the Swaybar at all? What are the pros and cons? Thanks for your help? :confused:
     
  2. clarkjw24

    clarkjw24 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    Bye Bye swaybar. :wink1:
     
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    readymix 3/4 ton status

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    Remove it. With 8" lift springs you wont need it anyway.
     
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    Toss it
     
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    toss that junk, my K5 is on and off road and i dont have it
     
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    perp 1/2 ton status

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    dump it and run! 8" spring don't sway much anyway
     
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    Those springs are gonna be so stiff you won't need a sway bar :D
     
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    Get rid of it. :D
     
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    RootBreaker 3/4 ton status Premium Member

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    I had it with my d44.... once I lifted the truck and put a d60 in.. the hangers wouldnt match so I temporarily took it off and it just ended up being permanent :haha:
     
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    you better keep it if it you wanna be able to turn like a honda :eek1:
     
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    lol- hey i still out corner these guys down here :)
     
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    Toss it. 8" of lift doesn't flex at all anyway.
     
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    When I lifted my 81 K5 6 inches about 5 years ago I removed my sway bar about amonth after lifting it. I couldnt tell a difference. Remove it...it will help puting everything back to gether easier!! It was a pain in the arse to get the one off my 73 K20 Ended up using these tools...
    :hack: :grind:
     
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    Scrubby 1/2 ton status

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    Lose it. My '72 never came with one. :)
     
  16. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    This is a thread I did awhile back.
    Click-->Sway-bar

    Originally there was a survey, but all the surveys were deleted a while back. I think you can probably tell from the posts what the answer was. A resounding "Loose it!"
     
  17. R77K10

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    in stock form you want ione,

    with most lifts you dont need it,

    and on the 2wd's its GREAt to have one,
    crappy to not have one
     
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    Nice dredge.:D
     
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    I took mine off 2 years ago when I put in addaleafs ,I didnt notice anything until I towed my jeep with it ,it was drifty
     
  20. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    No kidding.

    I was all ready to reply with the link the thread/survey I did a while back, and then I see I already posted it - almost a year ago!
     

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