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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 04-19-2008, 03:51 PM Thread Starter
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Front sway bar disconnect?

Will I get more articulation of the front suspesion if I disconnect the front sway bar for off roading and will I be able to leave it off for on road use? or is this all wrong? advise Please
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Yes, you will get more articulation.
On-road handling won't be quite as good with it disconnected, but if you know the limitations of your vehicle, it's no big deal.

My '89 doesn't have a front sway bar, but it handles pretty well for a 6000# truck.

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I wouldn't suggest running a lifted SD on the highway with out the front sway bar. It will want to go across three lanes of traffic every 100 yards. Just my .02.
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Just installed a 4inch lift from Icon and I left the sway bar off. No real noticeable difference on street or highway, even under heavy braking..

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take it off or if ur good make some quick disconnects for it that replace the end links.

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Are there any quick disconnects that work with our sway bars?
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Sway bar

I would leave on the sway bar. They are important for even weight distribution on corners. If you were careful, you could probably do without them, but it is safer to have them. Some states also have prohibitions about removing certain parts of vehicles that were on it at time of purchase.
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