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Old 10-17-2005, 08:33 AM   #11
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And depending how you get them out, you will need and alignment.
Huh? He could pop off the inner tie rods and still not need an alignment. Just don't loosen the locknut.
I couldn't get my tie rods off. So to switch the front bar I dropped the back half of the subframe and slid it out towards the back. And despite not unbolting the frame completely I was told I should still get an alignment after doing that.
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Okay...

One admin says to do just the rear.

One admin says to do both, not just the rear.



Can we get a third Admin to chip in his two cents as a tiebreaker?

Has anyone ever actually tried just a rear sway upgrade? In theory, it would make the car less prone to understeer while providing some additional roll stiffnesss.
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Okay...

One admin says to do just the rear.

One admin says to do both, not just the rear.



Can we get a third Admin to chip in his two cents as a tiebreaker?

Has anyone ever actually tried just a rear sway upgrade? In theory, it would make the car less prone to understeer while providing some additional roll stiffnesss.
yes a member had FE2 Springs on the front with the larger sways, and the FE1 in he back with the Larger sways....as for a outcome....i personally wouldnt do it
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Has anyone ever actually tried just a rear sway upgrade? In theory, it would make the car less prone to understeer while providing some additional roll stiffnesss.
yeah a the rear makes a big difference. Do both, you wont notice all that much with just the front.
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Okay...

One admin says to do just the rear.

One admin says to do both, not just the rear.



Can we get a third Admin to chip in his two cents as a tiebreaker?
Correction. One MODERATOR said one thing, an Admin said another.

Admin>Moderator. No tie-breaker needed.

An FE1 setup will never feel as firm and tight as an FE2 if you leave a component out.
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yes a member had FE2 Springs on the front with the larger sways, and the FE1 in he back with the Larger sways....as for a outcome....i personally wouldnt do it
Well, that'* not really the situation that I'd be looking at. He mixed different springs, while using matching sways. I'd be doing the opposite: Using all matching FE1 springs, but using only the thicker sway in the rear. Apples to oranges, I think.
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Correction. One MODERATOR said one thing, an Admin said another.

Admin>Moderator. No tie-breaker needed.

An FE1 setup will never feel as firm and tight as an FE2 if you leave a component out.
Oops... My mistake, Sir.

I assume you know, but I'll repeat it just to make sure: I'm not looking to do springs at this time, just sways. I want to keep it Buick soft on the highway, but not Buick scary in the corners.
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yes a member had FE2 Springs on the front with the larger sways, and the FE1 in he back with the Larger sways....as for a outcome....i personally wouldnt do it
Well, that'* not really the situation that I'd be looking at. He mixed different springs, while using matching sways. I'd be doing the opposite: Using all matching FE1 springs, but using only the thicker sway in the rear. Apples to oranges, I think.
sorry i amswerd too much of your question.....you will sitll have balance issues with a bigger rear bar only
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