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torsion rod ?

i cranked my torsion rods and have gotten an alignment done. the guys at the garage said that it was in the best position for the rods to be cranked, and that it didn't need to be adjusted. i nocied the ride is very stiff (as i expected) and i feel every little bumb in the road ( as i also expected). my question is will this hurt my truck or my frame at all? i dont wheel it at all. its a daily driver that i just wanted to get a larger ride height out of. but i live in a bumpy area and the roads are not maintained at all.
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you will wear out most of your suspension parts a little faster. also if you remove your front sway bar the ride is much better. i just removed mine and i can notice a night and day difference.
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you will wear out most of your suspension parts a little faster. also if you remove your front sway bar the ride is much better. i just removed mine and i can notice a night and day difference.
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Yep take the sway bar off the front and you can even take it off the rear if you want.
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taking off the sway bar wont hurt anything? whats it there for then?
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to reduce sway, hence the name "sway bar"....
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stops the leaning land yacht effect when you make turns
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but will it wear on the suspension more due to the lean?
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It wears on suspension more because of the angle of all of the front suspension parts.
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