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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:16 pm 
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been lookin for some front and rear sway bars lately and the best so far iv fond are the whiteline with 30mm front and 24mm for the back

what im after is if someone has found any bigger swaybars to fit an ed sedan??

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:22 pm 
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i put the 30mil whiteline swaybar in the front of my eb and im glad i did :D

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:24 pm 
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How much are the whiteline ones if you dont mind me asking??

Wanting to get some within a few months, atfer the brake upgrade.

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:28 pm 
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well from a mate (not sure if hes a good mate or not in terms of discount) 230 for the whiteline adjustable 30mm front and same price for the adjustable 22mm for the back but i think i would rather go the 24mm for the back even tho its not adjustable (didnt get a price on that one)


really wanting to redo all my suspension so if ya hear or know of a cheap place let me know :D

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:34 pm 
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double up two xr swaybars, or an xr swaybar and an EL GT swaybar doubled up

your car will be very skippy with even a 30mm swaybar, any higher and you will loose a fair amount of lateral grip and have the car skip sideways everytime one wheel finds an imperfection the other wheel doesnt get (drains ect.) alsi I'm assuming you have an LSD?
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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:39 pm 
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i will have the lsd to put in at the same time as the sway bars, gettin a reconditioned 3.45


why double up? wouldnt that mean i would bounce around and lose even more traction, i want a stiffish suspension but i still want it to take a slight punch off the rough ride

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:42 pm 
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heres a table to compare swaybars. by doubling up you make it have 100% less body roll than the stock bar

 

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:45 pm 
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so to put 30mm in the front it would be 144% stiffer

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:53 pm 
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sway bars what dfo they help

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:56 pm 
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body roll mainly, otherwise traction an suspenstion

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 9:58 pm 
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no swaybars DECREASE traction by reducing lateral grip. they do help bodyroll a s**t though. the one exeption i have heard of is the whitline kit for the WRX's where they were able to pull more lateral G's with the upgraded swaybars.

and yes, 30mm is 144% less body roll
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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:02 pm 
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but if you wanted more constant traction wouldnt you go for a more suttle sway bar? an there for help?

correct me if im wrong, im no master on sway bars, im really just after the little extra stiffness all round

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:12 pm 
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i got whiteline adjustables on my car, and its been great! havent driven it around too much yet cos the car is off road atm....

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:16 pm 
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did you get front and back adjustables? an how come the nearly non identical twin is off the road?

 

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Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 10:20 pm 
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you will find you can much easier to control without so much body roll, it also means the limit of traction will be more progressive.

go the 30mm and 24mm rear, will make a huge difference and they are regarded as optimum
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