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Old 05-10-2010, 01:57 AM   #1
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Question will i see a differance with a larger sway bar?

My OEM front sway bar is broke so a new one is being bought and installed. Will i see a big difference if i use a 32mm instead of a 30mm solid bar. what if i use a 32mm tubular bar? 30mm is stock on my 1992 SE right?
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32 is what came on ssei'* and i've heard you'll see a difference, should get all energy suspension parts and feel a huge difference.
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32 is what came on ssei'* and i've heard you'll see a difference, should get all energy suspension parts and feel a huge difference.
well ALL new Monroe SensaTrac struts have been installed on my car so i was wondering if i would benifit from the larger sway bar. if not much differance than i will prolly stay stock
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you'll see a difference and the ssei bar is direct bolt on
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With only doing the front, you'll feel a difference. Especially over a broken one. One thing to keep in mind is that you'll want to consider doing the rear as well.

Front only should cause a little understeer.
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very true and replacing the sway bar bushings you'll see even more of a difference whether or not you go with performance bushings.
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i'm thinking about stock just because the larger sway bar will keep it flatter in the corners and whatnot but i'm looking more for everyday comfort and driveability
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From an SSEi owner, you won't regret either of the options. If you like being on a boat ride with many waves, go SE if you want the car to hold a corner, SSEi
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So the SSEI sway bar is a direct bolt in as long as u get the 32mm links and bushings? the suspension geometry is the same on a SE and a SSEI? there will be no ill effects if i use a 32mm sway bar? whats the differences in handling, installation, ect between tubular and solid bar?
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SE rolls in a corner much more than a SSEi. That'* about it. We own big cars and they sway/lean quite a bit. The larger bar is a direct bolt up as long as you are talking 92-99 for your car.

Overall, by the time you do drive it again, you are going to fall in love.
New shocks
New brakes
New sway

It'* going to be amazing.
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