Rear swaybar install....

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Rear swaybar install....

Post by warrenj42 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 3:42 pm

My neon doesn't have one and I have sourced one out cheap enough. Is there any how to's about installation? Do I need anything else aside from hardware and bolts? TIA

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Post by 2drSRT4 » Mon Mar 28, 2011 11:33 pm

This is assuming it's a 1gn. You need all the brackets and bolts with it. The only bolts you don't need are the ones that hold the strut to the knuckle. It's fairly simple to install once you mock it up, you'll see how easy it is.
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Post by Ianguilly » Tue Mar 29, 2011 12:00 am

you might want to get new bushings for it, they tend to get old and crusty if on the orginal car.
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Post by warrenj42 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 8:56 am

I will definitely change the bushings. I am worried about having to change knuckles or such in case there isnt any mounting holes for the links. That would put a serious cramp in my day. :(

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Post by 1genRTturbo » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:04 am

they mount to the back of the knuckle. thats what the brackets are for anyways. im not sure its been a while but thats all i think you will need. i might be able to get under my r/t and take some pics later.
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Post by warrenj42 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 10:11 am

Thanks amigo that would be great. The car rides nice enough but corners like a french wh@re so to speak.

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Post by 1genRTturbo » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:32 pm

warrenj42 wrote: but corners like a french wh@re so to speak.
i dunno, some of them have great curves... hahahaha
It's not the fall that hurts, it's the sudden stop at the bottom!

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Post by warrenj42 » Tue Mar 29, 2011 3:33 pm

^^^ You are certainly right there!

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