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Old 03-22-2010, 09:49 AM
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Default Sway Bars

What exactly is there purpose in life?
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Old 03-22-2010, 10:10 AM
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to limit body roll
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Old 03-22-2010, 11:25 AM
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to limit body roll
x2 and to make driving a small truck very fun.
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Old 03-22-2010, 02:25 PM
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Default Re: Sway Bars

i took both mine off ya got some body roll now but it dont bother me. it preforms better off roading to me
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Old 03-24-2010, 07:15 AM
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x2 and to make driving a small truck very fun.
my truck has a ton of body roll. so if i changed sway bars i could limit this? i have a couple laying around the junk pile. one set from an 88 4x4B2 and a nother from a 99 4x4 3.0 ranger. in theory the 4x4 ranger/bronco 2 sway bars should be bigger than a 4x2 ranger sway bar.
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Old 03-24-2010, 07:55 AM
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Default Re: Sway Bars

ive got a b2 bronco rear sway bar and those bolt right up to our frames, i have the 1"

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Old 03-24-2010, 08:34 AM
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ya our trucks have a punie 1/2" bar in the rear, like smakes said, u can get a b2 sway bar. there an inch in dia.
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Old 03-24-2010, 10:10 AM
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ya our trucks have a punie 1/2" bar in the rear, like smakes said, u can get a b2 sway bar. there an inch in dia.
i have one. what about the 4x4 rangers ive heard they had an even larger sway bar than the B2 if i recall correctly an 1 5/8"
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Old 03-24-2010, 02:28 PM
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i have one. what about the 4x4 rangers ive heard they had an even larger sway bar than the B2 if i recall correctly an 1 5/8"
im not 100% sure but i think its a 1" bar in the front and ive got a 4x4 and they come with a 1/2" bar in the rear. but thats on my truck, not sure what comes on the other rangers
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Old 03-25-2010, 03:22 AM
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i highly recommend one for a street driven truck

night and day difference
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Old 03-25-2010, 12:22 PM
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im not 100% sure but i think its a 1" bar in the front and ive got a 4x4 and they come with a 1/2" bar in the rear. but thats on my truck, not sure what comes on the other rangers
i shall measure them. haha im also gonna swap my 7.5 from my old 4x4 into the bronco 2. i cant do crap for my sway bars until the rain leaves.
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1994 Ranger XLT Currant Red reg. fleet side 2.3L 5 speed 2wd
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1988 Bronco 2 Eddie Bauer 2.9L OUT OF ORDER
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Old 03-25-2010, 04:30 PM
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ya our trucks have a punie 1/2" bar in the rear, like smakes said, u can get a b2 sway bar. there an inch in dia.
i just checked them out my old 99 fourwheel drive ranger has a 1/2" sway bar in the rear and my 99 2 wheel does not have a rear sway bar and my pars bronco has a 1" sway bar. so this weekend the 1" should be swaped in my truck. does any one have a good write up posted on here any where on the forum? im sure it shouldnt be that hard.
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1994 Ranger XLT Cayman Metallic 4.0 auto 2wd
1994 Ranger XLT Currant Red reg. fleet side 2.3L 5 speed 2wd
1999 Ranger XLT Jalapeno Green reg. cab flareside bed 3.0L I kind of wrecked this one.
1988 Bronco 2 Eddie Bauer 2.9L OUT OF ORDER
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Old 03-25-2010, 04:40 PM
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Default Re: Sway Bars

theres no write up but youll need 2 20 mm sockets, and one 15 mm deep.

the hardest part of the installation will be getting the end link bolted to the frame on the driver side, there is only a half inch gap between your fuel tank and the frame rail, wich you have to get a nut inside of.
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Old 03-25-2010, 09:48 PM
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theres no write up but youll need 2 20 mm sockets, and one 15 mm deep.

the hardest part of the installation will be getting the end link bolted to the frame on the driver side, there is only a half inch gap between your fuel tank and the frame rail, wich you have to get a nut inside of.
thanks dude cant wait to get it on
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1994 Ranger XLT Cayman Metallic 4.0 auto 2wd
1994 Ranger XLT Currant Red reg. fleet side 2.3L 5 speed 2wd
1999 Ranger XLT Jalapeno Green reg. cab flareside bed 3.0L I kind of wrecked this one.
1988 Bronco 2 Eddie Bauer 2.9L OUT OF ORDER
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Old 03-29-2010, 10:36 AM
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Default Re: Sway Bars

got my sway bar installed and im impressed. very fun.
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1994 Ranger XLT Currant Red reg. fleet side 2.3L 5 speed 2wd
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1988 Bronco 2 Eddie Bauer 2.9L OUT OF ORDER
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