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Old 03-30-2013, 09:18 AM   #1359
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NAUTIQUE, The bolts on the sway bar on my Mh were also in line with the leaf spring, I had to remove the upper link bolts to remove the sway bar bolts.

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We just Dropped the MH jacks and got enough clearance to finagle the bolts out. Put them in backwards which alleviates them hitting the springs.
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:05 AM   #1360
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I didn't have mine up on the jacks, the springs were in the way to get the bolts out.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:39 AM   #1361
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Well, I'm going to have to surrender my CHF membership card and decoder ring. Took the coach in to Hendersons at Grants Pass to get a Safe T Plus steering damper installed and ended up getting Roadmaster front and rear sway bars and a SuperSteer rear track bar installed as well. The difference is unbelievable!
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Old 04-01-2013, 01:50 PM   #1362
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Just ordered a set of Hellwig links to do the rear bar this week...

bdickson: did you have the CHF on yours and then opted for the aftermarket sway bars later?
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Old 04-01-2013, 03:48 PM   #1363
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Replacing the too-small Original Equipment bars with something bigger is definitely the ultimate, if not cheapest, solution. My guess is they need to be at least 25% larger diameter than the OE bars.

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Old 04-02-2013, 12:35 PM   #1364
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Agree, thought of that but thought I would try the CHF first and it seems to help quite a bit. I am sure with larger bars the sway would be less but the CHF is a lot cheaper than new sway bars...
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Old 04-02-2013, 02:36 PM   #1365
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Replacing the too-small Original Equipment bars with something bigger is definitely the ultimate, if not cheapest, solution. My guess is they need to be at least 25% larger diameter than the OE bars.

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Finally got underneath since we didn't have time at the shop after they finished. The new sway bars are at least 50% heavier than the originals. But here's the thing I wasn't expecting: while the new front bar replaces the original, the rear sway bar is IN ADDITION to the original bar, which is still there!
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:02 PM   #1366
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Well Finally got a 300 Mile trip on the new rig, added the tru-trac rear sway bar and steer-safe. 250 on interstate drove like a dream. 50 miles in a city traffic no problem- arrived home to find the hellwigs on the porch. SHould be able to thread a needle after that.
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Finally got underneath since we didn't have time at the shop after they finished. The new sway bars are at least 50% heavier than the originals. But here's the thing I wasn't expecting: while the new front bar replaces the original, the rear sway bar is IN ADDITION to the original bar, which is still there!

What...? You going road racing?



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Old 04-07-2013, 03:44 PM   #1368
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What...? You going road racing?
He'd look good out there at Sebring I like the idea though, not much sway with those babies!
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What...? You going road racing?
Well, it feels tight enough for sure. It just struck me that since I still have the original rear sway bar in place I could have the CHF AND a second sway bar!
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Could make for a too rough a ride going around corners.



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Could make for a too rough a ride going around corners.
Sissy IMHO, The only way you would get a rough ride is if the road itself was rough.
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That's what I meant. Rougher than with a weak sway bar.



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