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Unread 09-25-2010, 10:32 AM   #1
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homemade sway bar

Kicking around the idea of making my own sway bar that goes through the tube in frame up front like the Currie. Anyone ever done this? I would bushings in the tube. Just kicking around the idea to alleviate the cost of the Currie and to allow room for the front bumper style i want to build and winch plate.

I have a well tooled machine shop at my disposal btw.

Any thoughts?

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Unread 09-25-2010, 10:36 AM   #2
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shouldn't be that difficult, go for it. getting the correct torsion bar for your liking would probably be the most difficult part, not the actual design or build I would guess.
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Unread 09-25-2010, 01:04 PM   #3
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Anyone ever done this?
Yes, my friend mrblaine has (mrblaine is his username).

He designed the Swaylock that others have copied.
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Unread 09-25-2010, 05:49 PM   #4
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Might hit up some of the circle track vendors for the torsion bar.. they sell different lengths/rates..etc. I was checking them out on Beherent's a couple years back.. seemed like an economical alternative..
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