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Old 02-16-2009, 01:06 PM   #231
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mmm saleen, i would take the SVT bars off your hands scott, later on down the road.
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Old 02-16-2009, 01:09 PM   #232
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when do you plan on pickin up the SVT, or did i overlook that post?
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You may be making that much hp but I'm sure your not making that torque. The 2.3 is a torquey SOB.
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sway bars are all about balance. the front and rear need to match or else it will be out of balance and twitchy on the road. I've heard that the front sway bar is a PITA to change, so getting one that is balanced to the the stock front is a good plan.

I'm sure the Saleen set is a good match, but the Progress 22mm works well with the stock SVTF front and is half the expense and probably 25% of the work to install.

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what do you think would be a good sway set up for my 2.3 d-tec?
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the SVTF set is a good upgrade, especially with the SVTF shocks and springs. I'm sure that the Saleen set will work well, Roush will work well...

But for stock replacement parts, the SVTF set is hard to beat! and a great price!
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actually I'm not sure about the standard ZX3. starting from an SVTF you get good results from just changing out the rear. I've not done any research for options for your car...

I got my set up ideas from WD40.
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i was thinking about doing the Eibach pro-kit. and slap on the Eibach sways.
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sway bars are all about balance. the front and rear need to match or else it will be out of balance and twitchy on the road. I've heard that the front sway bar is a PITA to change, so getting one that is balanced to the the stock front is a good plan.

I'm sure the Saleen set is a good match, but the Progress 22mm works well with the stock SVTF front and is half the expense and probably 25% of the work to install.

my $.02.
But I can get the front & rear Saleens for $175 total... Does that change your opinion?
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Yeah, I'm thinking so too. I do like that it's not what everyone has, but it just doesn't look right... I wonder if the oval tip was replaced by a dual round tip how it would look... Someone have Photoshop???

Also, I'm going back and forth on my Roush bumpers. If I do decide to put those on the SVT, I think I'd need to stay with the regular single tip on the left because the bumper is cut out for it...

yah maybe, but it would look like the cooper s
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for sway bars... if you don't have to change the front and can get equal results by upgrading the rear alone, why bother changing? I'm all about bang for the buck though...(cheap).

so for the SVTF my opinion stays the same. For a standard ZX3 I would consider an aftermarket swaybar package, but it would need to be a package with matching front and rear.

That price sounds good for sure!
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