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Old September 4th, 2007, 08:10 PM
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sway bars lowering blocks or off

I saw a thread from a few years back and the consensus was that everyone ran with at least the front sway bar off. I am building ground up D90 from parts and my front shaft is going to sit right on top of the front sway bar. Has anyone tried any type of lowering blocks or some new tech that has come up or is everyone still running with it off?

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Old September 4th, 2007, 08:33 PM
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Old September 4th, 2007, 08:53 PM
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Off. After getting stuck 2 weeks ago that I KNOW I should have come through, those things are gone.
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Old September 4th, 2007, 08:54 PM
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Both off!!
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Old September 4th, 2007, 09:35 PM
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Front off, rear with quick disconnects (works great!), Scorpion HD bar, and reinforced mounts with 2" aluminum spacers.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 12:06 AM
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Front off, rear with quick disconnects (works great!), Scorpion HD bar, and reinforced mounts with 2" aluminum spacers.
I don`t know how 110`s ride, but i`d argue that for a D90, there is no point bothering with quick disconnects in the rear- i`d just take it off.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 08:13 AM
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Both off.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 02:53 PM
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Do you guys drive on the steet much with no sways. How is cornering?
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Old September 5th, 2007, 03:20 PM
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One of my trucks has sways, one doesnt. The one with sways has better cornering feel, but not noticably different cornering performance. You feel the weight transfer more.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 04:45 PM
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My ST has the sway bars off, I have the quick disconnects on the truck, but never put them on... My truck handles fine, no issues at all.

Take them off...
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Old September 5th, 2007, 05:18 PM
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No issues on the highway from my end. Weight transfer during cornering is a little bit more noticable, but I never feel "unsafe".

I like driving slow though, makes me look cooler.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 05:29 PM
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Off and my only truck. Its been so long since I've had them on that i forgot how it rode. But my ST does sway if I take corners fast. No big deal really.
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Old September 5th, 2007, 06:22 PM
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I have the OME HD/MDs and no rear. I havent ran a rear sway for a few years, I never missed it. I logged a few miles without the front sway bar and put it back on. I think it could get out of control easily if a high speed maneuver had to be executed..
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Old September 5th, 2007, 09:01 PM
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Consensus: Bars off, they come off tommorrow. Now about the brake line fittings...
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Old September 5th, 2007, 09:19 PM
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I noticed more sway on corners when I switched to softer tires (from BFG MT to TRXUS MT) but it's still not bad. I just figured I should drive a little slower
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