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Old 12-27-2002, 23:57   #1 (permalink)
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What size front sway bar for ED?

I have 94 ED fairmont and its lowered 1.5" with std shocks and castor kit up front.

I wanted a thicker sway bar up front to reduce some body roll, what size should I be lokking at? I want it to be fairly stiff, so if i throw her into a corner she doesn't heave to one side as much.

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Old 12-28-2002, 05:10   #2 (permalink)
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Get the Whiteline adjustable one, has 4 adjustments, from a little stiffer over stock, to over 100% stiffer....

Cost $250 and its pretty easy to install yourself.


Ive got mine on the 2nd setting and its much better, havnt tried the other 2 stiffer settings yet though...
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Try some new shocks as well.
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How does the adjust able one work?

I can't install it, I can't even get my head under the car!
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Old 12-28-2002, 22:05   #5 (permalink)
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Thumbs up Sway bar.

Hey mate,

EA,B,D all have the option of 25/26/27mm sway bars, depending if they are S pak, Futura's, Classics, etc.

go a 27mm if u want that will certainly give u better cornering control with ur castor kit installed.

Go thru either Whiteline or get one from wreckers if u must off an S pak
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27mm - sweet, sounds like a goer. Now to find out the prices...
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Measure the sway bay which is on your car with a vernier first. You may find it is 26mm, in which case a 27mm will make little difference and a 30mm will be the better option.
Also as one other poster said, better shocks make quite a big difference to body roll too. Many people don't bother with bigger bars if the car is lowered and has better shocks.
Make sure it has a rear bar too.
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OK - from the whiteline page it appears that I may have a 26 or 27 on there, so a 30 seems to be better. I'll get my mechanic to check it all out for me, he's done a lot of Falcons.
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The ED XR6 front bar is a 27mm bar. You wolud be better off going for a 30mm bar.
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