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I am so excited to get my coilovers!

Quick question, it seems that a lot of you guys aren't running the sway bar with your coilover'd trucks. Does it not work properly, or is it just that you chose not to run it? I tried driving my truck without the bar attached and it felt pretty unstable up front. Great for off roading, but I would be skeptical of driving on the freeways without it.
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BLAH I'm always going 75-80 without sway bars and with torsion bars....it ain't that bad.


I took mine off because of two reasons: 1: stupid superlift links. 2: TONS better off road and it rides better without on-road.
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BLAH I'm always going 75-80 without sway bars and with torsion bars....it ain't that bad.


I took mine off because of two reasons: 1: stupid superlift links. 2: TONS better off road and it rides better without on-road.
umm, you dont have coilovers dude, but thanks. i was really more concerened with how it rides with coilovers. to me, it feels really unstable with the torsion bars... maybe its better with coilovers, i dont know
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umm dude...I asked earlier the same general question about sway bars and coil-overs... And you asked why we remove them...so.... lol.
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umm dude...I asked earlier the same general question about sway bars and coil-overs... And you asked why we remove them...so.... lol.
lmao

Just for fun, I'll say that I ran my ranger most of the time with the sway bar disconnected (3" body lift, 33x12.50's, bilsteins, fiberglass cap full of junk). Same reasons as Shane. Drove it on the freeway/highway all the time. Even windy mountain highways. Completely manageable.
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umm dude...I asked earlier the same general question about sway bars and coil-overs... And you asked why we remove them...so.... lol.
i didnt see that! and since you dont have the same set up that I am asking about, I dont see how your answer helps me in the least/
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i would love to hear/see you tell that to a woman...
You still got that hot mail chick?

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I am so excited to get my coilovers!

Quick question, it seems that a lot of you guys aren't running the sway bar with your coilover'd trucks. Does it not work properly, or is it just that you chose not to run it? I tried driving my truck without the bar attached and it felt pretty unstable up front. Great for off roading, but I would be skeptical of driving on the freeways without it.
Its not bad.. I did 102, doors off, 35s, no sway bars, COIL OVERS ().. i'm still here
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Ive had them on my truck for over a year now and i havent looked back yet. These coil overs are so strong and feel great(ridewise) plus you can also adjust your ride height a lot more than you can with the torsion bars. Torsion bars hang WAYYYY low with the superlift drop down brackets and make the truck look YUCK IMO.

The only cons i kinda see with these coils is that they sorta touch(not bad at all) the cv shafts at full turn. Still has yet to affect my ride quality what so ever, Im still happy with it..

Pro's-Too much to list
Con's-Very little if any(besides the extra cost out of pocket but when installed it turns into a PRO lol)
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