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Old 03-23-2011, 01:26 PM
99Rangerxlt 99Rangerxlt is offline
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Default No Sway Bar?

So I'm on the line between taking my sway bars off or not. If you have done this any info would help. Also how much body roll is it going to add? What are the pro cons? thanks
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Old 03-23-2011, 01:54 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

Take em off! the ride is fine, has a bit more body roll, but the front is more alive when wheeling.
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Old 03-23-2011, 11:26 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

Just take the link off of one side and put it back on for everyday driving.
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Old 03-24-2011, 06:18 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

No sway bars on mine tons of body roll though you get used to it and the ride is great on coils
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:20 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

So what about the rear sway bar.. on or off? I know the front one limits the ability of the IFS, so what about the rear
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:20 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

so I have coils will it affect my tire wear?
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Old 03-26-2011, 03:19 PM
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So what about the rear sway bar.. on or off? I know the front one limits the ability of the IFS, so what about the rear
mine has never had a rear sway bar
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Old 03-26-2011, 03:30 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

take em both off. i dont think the rear one really does much tho...
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Old 03-26-2011, 04:23 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

Take em out, by doing this it will allow more wheel travel.
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Old 03-26-2011, 04:25 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

honestly, the front one didnt help all that much, but the back one might give you another few inches.
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Old 03-26-2011, 04:31 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

If you go wheeling,You will appreciate have them disconnected.
You don't really need them around town anyway.
It's a Ranger,so don't push the turns like a Ferrari !
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Old 03-26-2011, 04:34 PM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

i ditched both mine. i get a little more body roll but its not bad, it rides much nicer without them.
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:04 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

Well I spend about 50% of my time off road so I'm going to give it a try or at least get disconnects. Just glad to hear it doesn't add too much body roll but I'm not too worried, I drive it like a truck, not a ferrari
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:16 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

then youll be fine.
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Old 03-27-2011, 11:33 AM
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Default Re: No Sway Bar?

take off all sway bars. its a truck, not a sports car. it will have some more body roll, its a truck!!!! Sway bars were put on for those wanna be offroaders who want it to feel like a car. Take them off, you will see a great deal better on your suspension.
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