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Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 04:52 AM
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I'm converting my 68 to a Baja. I haven't read or heard much about the rear z-bar, sway bar, or whatever that thing is called. Do you guys just get rid of that stuff, just like the front ball joint style sway bars??? Or do I replace the rubber stops etc. Rolling Eyes Thanks

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perty much, strip it down like its a hooker on 1/2 off day!!! Very Happy


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Hibbard's book says to use the front sway bar as a stiffner in the steering, slide it in the steering arms, anybody read that part?

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Hibbard's book says to use the front sway bar as a stiffner in the steering, slide it in the steering arms, anybody read that part?
For inside the tie rods if I remember correctly. Are you going with a rack or a gear on your widened rack?


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Post Post subject: Re: rear z-bar
Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 07:39 PM
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Well I plan on hooking mine back up when I fab up some mounts.I'm tired of my rear end going up into the air when I throttle it.(Because of the Redux boxes).
But I also like the idea of the Z-bar working as traction bars when I make it more of a solid mount(Such as regular sway bars with the link between chassis and a-arms).
But since I'm new at this,I could be just talking from the stinky place.


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Hibbard's book says to use the front sway bar as a stiffner in the steering, slide it in the steering arms, anybody read that part?
For inside the tie rods if I remember correctly. Are you going with a rack or a gear on your widened rack?
Rear thinking for the time being, soon as I get this thing to shift I am going forward.

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