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Old 08-07-2018, 03:38 PM   #26
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Re: Front sway bar....WOW!

Anyone know the interchange on a leaf spring 3/4 ton rear sway bar? I know the later model rigs will interchange, and even the same model year and capacity 3/4 ton Fords.

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Old 08-07-2018, 04:42 PM   #27
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I donít think you can use a rear sway bar unless your truck is lowered, at least not the style cpp sells.
Yeah mine sits pretty low... but ...

Have a look at the first pic in this thread:

http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/s...d.php?t=768849

This particular type of sway bar can't go too high though.

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Old 08-07-2018, 06:32 PM   #28
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Re: Front sway bar....WOW!

I have the CPP rear bar on my 72 long bed. I added both front and rear bars and they made a huge difference together. I went from nearly scraping the door handles in turns, to riding like its on rails. It stays super flat now and off ramps are a lot of fun hahaha. The CPP rear bar fits fine on either stock height or lowered trucks. On a lowered truck you may need to shorten the end link bolt and sleeve, but mine didn't need it with the ECE 4/6 drop. I highly recommend, you won't be disappointed.
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Old 08-07-2018, 06:57 PM   #29
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Re: Front sway bar....WOW!

Yep, I agree... all the difference in the world with a beefy sway bar. The truck will even track better on the highway.

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Old 08-07-2018, 11:17 PM   #30
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And you had to bump it so the rest of us have to add it to our list too!? Man... thanks a lot.
Hey, more than happy to add to someone else's addiction! Now I am not feeling so lonely...

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Old 08-07-2018, 11:33 PM   #31
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Re: Front sway bar....WOW!

I have the factory sway bar on my truck. It was fine when I had the Michelins on it, but with the Firestone Transforce tires I experience some over steer, even with 10 PSI more in the rear tires. I'm thinking about a rear stabilizer bar to help with that, especially since I put a new shell on with a higher center of gravity (it's over a foot higher), and don't have much weight lower down, since I scraped out all the junk in the bed. Any recommendations?

It's a Dana 60 with leaf springs, in the back.
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Old 08-09-2018, 07:45 PM   #32
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Re: Front sway bar....WOW!

Waiting for my anti sway bar and a set of overload springs too!

Not seeing any raise on the horizon to accommodate these purchases.

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Old 08-10-2018, 01:22 PM   #33
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I have the factory sway bar on my truck. It was fine when I had the Michelins on it, but with the Firestone Transforce tires I experience some over steer, even with 10 PSI more in the rear tires. I'm thinking about a rear stabilizer bar to help with that, especially since I put a new shell on with a higher center of gravity (it's over a foot higher), and don't have much weight lower down, since I scraped out all the junk in the bed. Any recommendations?

It's a Dana 60 with leaf springs, in the back.
I have the Hellwig Progressive overloads, you can tighten them too the load you carry. Its a little stiff right now the way I have them adjusted, yet when I put 500 lbs or more in the back its perfect.

Here is a pic or two, it brings the rear up in stance about 1/2 to 1 inch when mine is empty. Good Products from that company for sure.

I just got a email from them and their sway bar will mount with no modifications other than drilling a couple of holes in the frame.
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Old 08-10-2018, 02:16 PM   #34
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I have the Hellwig Progressive overloads, you can tighten them too the load you carry. Its a little stiff right now the way I have them adjusted, yet when I put 500 lbs or more in the back its perfect.

Here is a pic or two, it brings the rear up in stance about 1/2 to 1 inch when mine is empty. Good Products from that company for sure.

I just got a email from them and their sway bar will mount with no modifications other than drilling a couple of holes in the frame.
Thanks! I'll check into that when I have some time.
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Old 08-10-2018, 02:43 PM   #35
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man when I installed one on my '74 I couldn't tell the difference, it's like gliding a space shuttle, ha ha
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