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Old 09-01-2011, 09:51 PM   #1
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Installed steedas rear sway bar

Well while I was up at steedas shop in Valdosta yesterday I picked up one of their new sway bars that where just released earlier this week. So I decided to install it tonight

Here is the new sway


Here it is compared to the stock sway



Since I just installed it I haven't noticed a difference, but I doubt I will till I find some good corners to test it on.

Maybe at the steeda stampede in a few weeks.


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Old 09-01-2011, 10:02 PM   #2
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Wow, that stock one looks sad next to it's replacement! Hope it turns out to be worth it; a small drop might help with handling as well.
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Well while I was up at steedas shop in Valdosta yesterday I picked up one of their new sway bars that where just released earlier this week. So I decided to install it tonight

Here is the new sway


Here it is compared to the stock sway



Since I just installed it I haven't noticed a difference, but I doubt I will till I find some good corners to test it on.

Maybe at the steeda stampede in a few weeks.
A little off topic, but is that a Yingling (sp?) in the photo? I had some for the first time while I was in Orlando earlier this year and they make some nice beer!
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:12 PM   #4
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G-Fez, why yes that is a Yuengling in the photo, after removing the stock one rewarded myself lol

xwhit3devilx, I am waiting to see if steeda is going to release their springs soon, of they are in going to get those, or pick up the eibachs.
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Old 09-01-2011, 10:42 PM   #5
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nice, i assume the 20% weight difference is a pound or 2 and not anything significant?
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Why do the corners look press bent instead of mandrel bent? That's now the weakest part, and the most important area! And by the looks of the diameter, I'd say it's hollow pipe, and not bar. Not saying Steeda makes junk at all!!! Just kinda curious before I spend some dough. Ya know? ;)
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Old 09-02-2011, 06:10 AM   #7
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Cool! Looks nice anyhow. Ugh, Schuykill Punch Yengling. Blech! That's made close to us. Still don't know why people like that stuff!
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Why do the corners look press bent instead of mandrel bent? That's now the weakest part, and the most important area! And by the looks of the diameter, I'd say it's hollow pipe, and not bar. Not saying Steeda makes junk at all!!! Just kinda curious before I spend some dough. Ya know? ;)
From what I understand press bending is generally used for solid steel for structural purposes where as mandrel is used for hollow to reduce the rippling effect. There's also one less bend per side in the Steeda bar over the stock bar. I could be way off though.
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G-Fez, why yes that is a Yuengling in the photo, after removing the stock one rewarded myself lol
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Ive heard of it but never seen one before - its not available in ontario. Neat.


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REDFOCZ,
let us know how it handles?
I like all the Mods you've done so far.
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