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View Poll Results: Do You Run A Front Sway Bar?
Yes, I run a front sway bar. 142 75.94%
No, I do not run a front sway bar. 45 24.06%
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#281 Old 03-18-2012, 01:12 PM
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Without the sway bar, the vehicle will have excess chassis roll that compresses the outside suspension and tire and causes the inside tire to go into droop. But that is really pushing the truck.. possible I guess.


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#282 Old 03-18-2012, 04:29 PM
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Mine's off, the ride is so much better without it. It finally let's the IFS do its the, letting it move independently. Yeah it sways alot more, but bumps don't feel nearly as harsh without it. Plus, way more flex
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I'd took off the sway bars on my Dakota when offloading, only. Back on the road and I hooked it back up. The back end sway bar worked wonders for the drifting. I'd wire them up to frame, since I didn't have the PW setup.

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Still off here but now I need more flex from the front. Any ideas?

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Gonna have to get new struts and A arms if you want more travel.


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#286 Old 06-19-2012, 07:54 AM
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What would some do if someone leveled their truck and they need longer sway bar links on an IFS setup. d_layne is trying to find that out and Im curious aswell.

His thread, hope you guys can help. http://www.dodgetalk.com/forums/show...79#post4373179

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I had my sway bar back on after leveled with no issues my truck is a 2008 ifs 1500.

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Are you guys taking the front and rear off or just the front?

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no rear sway bar to take off on mine.

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i thought bout taking mine off......but i have an 8" lift.......dunno if its that smart.

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I wanna beef up my sway bars for less body roll more performance. If i do so will the truck ride rough? I thought all it did was combat body roll?

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It will soften the ride a bit, and increase body roll if you remove it.

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I wanna beef up my sway bars for less body roll more performance. If i do so will the truck ride rough? I thought all it did was combat body roll?
Getting a beefier bar and links will probably transfer slightly more bumps to the body due to the fact the thr bar is cconnected to the frame and suspension. It wont make suspeension stiffer but will def control body roll. You make think.the.suspension is stiffer bc you may feel more of the road

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taking notes from an old thread...
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old thread - but pulled mine today, probably not going back on..much better than without it. my 06 rides like complete crap anyway, never intended for 'da twistiez

my opinion..its no worse than a lift kit - they all come with disclaimers, some even sun visor stickers "vehicle characteristics have changed, yada yada yada".

my wrangler w/ 35's and a 6" lift would come up on three wheels around a corner for crying out loud

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I took mine off my 07 2500 4x4 QC and it rides smoother. The narrow bumpy crowned roads that you think you are going to run off into a ditch when a car passes....The tires don't track at all on these roads. 35/12.50's.
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