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Old 10-10-2004, 04:35 PM   #31
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Impact was not an accesible tool for the readers of this post, I was aiming towards. Only about 20-30% of these readers will have impacts and tools of this nature. This is why we did this by hand, basicly to hit the common garage. Yes impact tools can hit every single bolt on this install, and thats why I claim that the install can be done in 2 hours by one person. That is the methode I used on my SVTF. The install is easy with hand tools so I didn't mind it, It just got boring to me doing two of the same exact installs in one day consecutively, you know.
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Old 10-10-2004, 10:15 PM   #32
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I just gotta say. I'm doing my front bar soon and I have a lift and air tools. THANK GOD!

BTW, I did my rear bar with OEM SVT Front Bar (w/ cup kit) and it handles AWESOME. AM I going to loose some of the neutral feeling and go back to understeer, or what?

I have some prothane bushings to do too...the TOTAL KIT!! Just wondering if I should keep the OEM 21mm bar for handling purposes...I'm getting braver and braver (mostly due to tires, always had yok's - now have falkens). Today, I hit a 90* exit ramp (more like a merger; 100' long at best) near the top of 2nd gear (~65) and it held, not a wobble, squeel, nada...

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BTW, I did my rear bar with OEM SVT Front Bar (w/ cup kit) and it handles AWESOME. AM I going to loose some of the neutral feeling and go back to understeer, or what?

Please clarify the question. I'm confused on what your saying and or asking.
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Old 10-10-2004, 11:02 PM   #34
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BTW, I did my rear bar with OEM SVT Front Bar (w/ cup kit) and it handles AWESOME. AM I going to loose some of the neutral feeling and go back to understeer, or what?

Please clarify the question. I'm confused on what your saying and or asking.
Ok..

Right now, I have H&R Cup Kit, H&R Rear Sway and my stock SVT Front sway...it handles neutral right now (no understeer, no oversteer) - if I add the H&R front bar, is the car going to 'push' into corners more, or just stay neutral with an even flatter turn?
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LoJack.

"if I add the H&R front bar, is the car going to 'push' into corners more" No. The outer holes on the bar will give you the neutral effect your getting now.

just stay neutral with an even flatter turn. the inner holes on the bar will do this for you.

Put the bar in and enjoy the ability to adjust it how you want. By the way I use the inner holes couse I like the more aggressive responce.
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Cool glad to hear it!

I'd only use the inner holes if I went to a stupid big rear bar (28mm).

Awesome write up BTW..sorry if I forgot to say that. You have done a great service!!
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Best guide I have ever seen!! ( and i have seen a few..) Is it possible 2 remove the steering gear the same way? :-)
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After you remove the swaybar then you will be able to get to it. Heck after the sway bar is off you could remove the entire rack and pinion assembly. anothers words Yes.
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Sweet job!! Now it should be cake for me when i do this!
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