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Old 01-15-2018, 12:12 PM   #1
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Suggestions in anti-sway bars?

Howdy -

I'd like to improve the highway drivability of my '72 K10 Suburban. Reading these forums, several folks have suggested adding anti-sway bars. Apparently these became more standard in the '73 and newer.

Does anyone have any suggestions on anti-sway bars that you have used? Is it best practice to have them in the front and rear?

Perhaps something like this? (link)

Thanks in advance!
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Old 01-15-2018, 04:01 PM   #2
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Howdy -

I'd like to improve the highway drivability of my '72 K10 Suburban. Reading these forums, several folks have suggested adding anti-sway bars. Apparently these became more standard in the '73 and newer.

Does anyone have any suggestions on anti-sway bars that you have used? Is it best practice to have them in the front and rear?

Perhaps something like this? (link)

Thanks in advance!

Quite a few pre '73 trucks had front sway bars. As far as the later ones I think they are pretty much interchangeable up to '87.

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Old 01-15-2018, 06:43 PM   #3
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Re: Suggestions in anti-sway bars?

I think the front sway bar for 73+ 4x4 requires a 73+ front crossmember also but I could be mistaken.

I have that addco bar. I have a 2" lift so I needed longer links. I also fabricated brackets to hold the bushing retainers like you see on square body trucks.

I also went ahead and used the addco rear bar. Because my exhaust is in the way, I mounted it reverse from the directions pointing toward the front.

They do work well
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Old 01-16-2018, 01:33 PM   #4
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Re: Suggestions in anti-sway bars?

Thanks BigDav160 and LockDoc! Always appreciated.

Wondering if others have different experiences with other brands?
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Old 01-18-2018, 04:10 PM   #5
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Re: Suggestions in anti-sway bars?

I have used Addco and Global West products and have been very satisfied. My Addco's also point forward on my 72 PU, but I can't remember why they ended up that way.
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Old 01-18-2018, 08:33 PM   #6
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I have used Addco and Global West products and have been very satisfied. My Addco's also point forward on my 72 PU, but I can't remember why they ended up that way.
Thanks sick472!
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Old 01-19-2018, 10:35 AM   #8
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Re: Suggestions in anti-sway bars?

Thanks YOLO. Looks like they have some good options. (including a hydro-boost brake kit...for another day/project). Seems POL builds their own sway bars. have you used them?
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