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Postby G Unit » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:36 pm

The sway bars on G Unit... should they stay or should they go?

For those that arnt familiar with it, its a 03 GU wagon with 4" lift on 35's. Currently has front and rear sway bars connected but what do people think about pulling them out. I still want it to behave on road but that little bit more flex cant hurt! Also, will i have to worry about popping springs out at full flex?

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Postby thebludger » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:50 pm

I reckon disconect them and see what the gu drives like mate on the road and around corners mate you can get used to the way it drives we know that there top heavy and you can ajust your driving to the way it handles and you get good flex out in the bush have you got swaybay disconects mate

in the sixty i have no sway bars it does sway some around corners and round about but i adjust to that i did find a thread on another forum about disconects and that look the goods i'll find the tread for ya mate :D

its all up to you mate your the driver

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Postby TUFFGQ » Fri Mar 13, 2009 10:17 pm

Mines not a GU but similar, I'm not using them and handles well enough on road for me. Although For long trips and touring i'd like them on. Do you have 4 inch or 6 inch shocks? If 4 inch the onroad handling benifits would probably out way the small gain in flex. Best way to see would be to find a spot where you lift a wheel and do a before and after test.
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Postby Bruiser » Sat Mar 14, 2009 10:05 am

www.suspensionstuff.com.au

He sells disconnects for $200. Superior engineering i think. that way you get the best of both worlds:)
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Postby G Unit » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:13 pm

i was hoping to avoid the quick disconects in order to have a cost free mod.

not sure Paul if they are 4 or 6" shocks so i think i might just leave it as is for now and maybe next time i get a few days off work have a play with it then where i can give it a good before and after test.
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Postby jeepers » Thu Mar 19, 2009 8:49 pm

Sway bar disconnects arent that expensive and if your do take your bars out just knock up some lower spring retainers like i did for the jack
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Postby tna racing » Fri Mar 27, 2009 11:34 pm

throw them out, make the trol heaps more reliable ;)
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Postby Wineandmud » Mon Mar 30, 2009 7:40 pm

tna racing wrote:throw them out, make the trol heaps more reliable ;)


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Postby mudrunner » Fri Aug 28, 2009 9:24 pm

hey a question for all... would u get much extra travel out of standard 4runner suspension if i removed the sway bars??????? or would it be pointless???
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Postby thebludger » Sat Aug 29, 2009 12:08 pm

pull them out of the back yea you will but the front will be pointless
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Postby mudrunner » Sun Aug 30, 2009 9:14 am

ok cool i wont have to lengthin my shocks??? are standards good enough for this?? cheers
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Postby thebludger » Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:07 pm

mudrunner wrote:ok cool i wont have to lengthin my shocks??? are standards good enough for this?? cheers


just to make sure is your runner ifs or solid diff with leaf springs
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Postby mudrunner » Sun Aug 30, 2009 7:40 pm

ok.. its IFS in front and coil rear... i can leave the bar in just remove the links right???
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Postby thebludger » Mon Aug 31, 2009 12:17 pm

mudrunner wrote:ok.. its IFS in front and coil rear... i can leave the bar in just remove the links right???


take it out completely or get some disconnects for it
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Postby mudrunner » Mon Aug 31, 2009 8:50 pm

ok cheers man. ill take it out test the flex somewhere and see if i need somethin to hold the coils in.. thanks again
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