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Old 01-23-2012, 06:30 AM
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step by step on how to remove sway bar and is there one in the front and rear?
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Old 01-23-2012, 09:17 AM
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Yes front any rear.

Four bolts in the front I think 13 mm and the the sway bar links are 13 mm also I think. Rear is almost the same. I think four bolts and then the links that go to the frame

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Old 01-23-2012, 10:07 AM
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Mines already disconnected, but why is it people are doing this? Is it bad? Give me some info on this
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:29 AM
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more flex is the only thing I can think of....
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:30 AM
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Well shit. No snow here, starting to feel like spring out. hmmm I think Im gonna put my tires and rims on.
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Old 01-23-2012, 10:34 AM
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hook a strap to it, hook other end to tree. Floor it. leave broken pieces behind for the enviromentalists to have something to bitch about...lol

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Mines already disconnected, but why is it people are doing this? Is it bad? Give me some info on this
The purpose is a smoother ride. With the front sway bar hooked up, it limits the travel on the suspension. Also, so you drive up over a curb with the drivers side, the suspension will work, and also work the passanger side via sway bar. Once sway bar is removed, driving over said curb will not affect the other side.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:02 AM
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would this have a negative effect say if I did alot of highway driving? I wouldn't want it the suspension to be "squishy" and hard to keep straight on long drives.
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:04 AM
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nah, only affects body roll, but its a truck, not a csar
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:08 AM
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nah, only affects body roll, but its a truck, not a csar
hmmm I'm definitely thinkin about removing my front bar then..
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Old 01-23-2012, 11:12 AM
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I'm going to do it in the school parking lot
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Old 01-28-2012, 02:01 AM
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I disconnected mine and got a much smoother ride plus my truck had a big clunk from the front end after it sat for a while and I could never figure what it was but after I disconnected my bar the clunk went away, still not sure why it did that but I'm not going to worry about that now, it may never get hooked back up as long as I own it, also my truck did not come with rear bars, it sways a little more in turns but does not feel out of control at all
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:30 AM
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this the sway bar?


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i didn't see one in the rear. does a 2004 have one? pics?
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:34 AM
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yes that's the sway bar and I think 98+ rangers don't have a rear bar, Mine didn't have one
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Old 01-28-2012, 10:39 AM
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thanks. i have looked twice and didn't see one. so i remove the sway bar and the links going to a arms?

are the sway bar trash or do people buy em used?
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:06 AM
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My 01 had a rear sway bar
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