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post #1 of 7 Old 06-18-2013, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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sway bar on rear do u need it or no

i had a 97 grand i never ran the rear sway bar i was checking out my 07 jk and was wondering if i need it or not i do a good bit of high way driving and it has a 3.5 lift on it so i was wondering if it would be a good idea to get rid of it for more flex

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post #2 of 7 Old 06-18-2013, 07:17 PM
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I've always known rear sway bars for stability in towing to keep the trailer from swaying side to side. I never ran a rear one on my xj but my wife has hers on her 07 jk. It probably makes a difference between coils and leafs in the rear...
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post #3 of 7 Old 06-18-2013, 08:06 PM
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Its there for stability both on and off road. It will allow the suspension to articulate like it is supposed to.
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post #4 of 7 Old 06-18-2013, 08:07 PM
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The sway bars increase the margin of safety regarding body roll (over).

People who don't want their vehicle to be the most roll resistant possible, remove the sway bars.
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Oh OK thanks guys im just wondering I mean god its sooooo thin anyways
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post #6 of 7 Old 06-18-2013, 11:13 PM
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Like totally.
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post #7 of 7 Old 06-19-2013, 05:37 AM
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You need both sway bars (not OEM) for the suspension to work to its fullest. Removing the rear is silly and it doesn't hinder anything. It actually helps you.

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