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Old 04-20-2010, 03:27 PM
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they are called the sway bar links and i say cut em off! they can be replaced if you decide to put the bar back on it.
idk if i wanna do that just yet. never had them off before so im not sure if i will like it. and would you reccommend puting them back on to go to the dunes? all those hills... dont wanna be rolling over lol
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:34 PM
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idk if i wanna do that just yet. never had them off before so im not sure if i will like it. and would you reccommend puting them back on to go to the dunes? all those hills... dont wanna be rolling over lol
the point of taking them off is to have better offroad preformince take tha back off u wont miss it at all. all i did is unbolted mine and took the bars off and left the brakets there.
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:37 PM
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idk if i wanna do that just yet. never had them off before so im not sure if i will like it. and would you reccommend puting them back on to go to the dunes? all those hills... dont wanna be rolling over lol
ha ha you wont roll it over, i took mine off to go to the dunes! it should smooth out the ride a bit. if you can get just one of those links off you can try it without taking the entire stabilizer out. if you remove one of the links it will act as if theres no stabilizer at all. i know people that do that, theyll pull one link off, take it to the dunes and than put the link back on after.
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:44 PM
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ok thanks man, im gunna do it tomorrow
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:46 PM
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something else you can do is get a sway bar that has pins where you can unpin it when your off road and then repin it when your done.
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Old 04-20-2010, 03:56 PM
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something else you can do is get a sway bar that has pins where you can unpin it when your off road and then repin it when your done.
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Old 04-20-2010, 04:22 PM
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something else you can do is get a sway bar that has pins where you can unpin it when your off road and then repin it when your done.
ya, quick disconnects? my buddy has them on his jeep. i might look into them
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Old 04-20-2010, 04:29 PM
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ya, quick disconnects? my buddy has them on his jeep. i might look into them
yes thank you i couldnt remember the name
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Old 04-21-2010, 09:47 AM
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im about to cut the links off, im just cutting them in then middle and they'll just fall off right?
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Old 04-21-2010, 10:08 AM
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im about to cut the links off, im just cutting them in then middle and they'll just fall off right?
if they are the style with the long bolt that goes all the way through they should.
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-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

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Old 04-21-2010, 10:15 AM
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the sway bars let ur truck move more it will be a little smoother off road. like i said i took mine off and i dont miss them u will see alittle more body roll just dont drive it like a race car and u wont roll it
Do you think it would help me in my case? I'm constantly sliding around long corners. Would I get too much body roll you think?
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Old 04-21-2010, 10:21 AM
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if they are the style with the long bolt that goes all the way through they should.
ok thanks
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Old 04-21-2010, 02:31 PM
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just took the front bar off. can barely notice the difference in body roll, but can definitley notice the difference in how much smoother it rides
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Old 04-22-2010, 10:07 AM
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hey what size torx bit do u use to get those rear brackets off for the sway bar?
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Old 04-22-2010, 10:24 AM
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hey what size torx bit do u use to get those rear brackets off for the sway bar?
im not sure id have to check when i get home. i think it might have been a T55 though. be sure to hit them with some PB blaster or something first, mine were a bitch to get out.
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-RCD Suspension lift
-33x12.5 BFG KM2's on Mickey Thomson classic locks
-4:56 gears
-Auburn gear LS
-James Duff traction bars
-Headers
-Flowmaster duals
-SCT X-Cal2 and some small exterior mods

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2321189

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-LED third brake light
-Weathertech floor liners
-Edge tuner
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