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Old 01-21-2013, 07:08 PM
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I've been reading a little and see that some guys are removing there front sway bars for more flex offroad. How will this affect highway travel at 65+ mph?? I use my truck as a daily driver and I like to play offroad on the weekends? Would you recommend it?
 
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:14 PM
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Body roll will increase if the sway bar is removed. It will also affect wheel alignment, mainly toe, which will increase tire wear, unless you have it aligned with the bar removed.
 
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:27 PM
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im thinking i might just leave them on. I dont do any crazy offroading lol. was just curious
 
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Old 01-21-2013, 08:34 PM
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Better to know the consequences, then you can make an informed decision
 
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Please make a video of you making a fwy transition road at 65 mph and post it on youtube. I would love to see it but would not like to be your wife and clean your shorts. Which skid marks will be longer?
All jokes aside: when you remove the front bar it transfers ALL body roll resistance to the rear. This will result in more body roll and an overloading of the outside rear tire. This will cause a terminal over steer.
 
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:06 AM
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How removing the front bar will change toe is beyond me, but listen to Hook as he's a pretty smart guy
 
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:22 AM
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you can make a quick release for it for off roading
 
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Old 01-22-2013, 09:30 AM
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you can make a quick release for it for off roading
is there a how to thread on here? that would be great!
 
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:11 AM
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I made mine for like $40 including brand new bushings and all the hardware needed check out my build thread for more info!
 
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