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Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2007 01:58 AM
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o.k. so i pulled the front end off today.should i remove the sway bar..were putting brand new coilover shocks on it.and the sway bar is a little bent at one side..it will mostly be driven on the road with very little offroading i suspect.
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I sat junk it, I did!


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I've heard of cutting the swabar and slipping it up inside the tierods to strengthen them.Oh yeah,read it in that Baja Bugs and Buggies book.
Also my neighbor mentioned it too.


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I guess you'll need to decide fro sure if it's going off road more than on road. Everything I've read says to pull it off if you plan any type of off roading. I yanked mine 'cause I plan more off road/snow terrorizing.
I didn't see the tip about using it inside the tie rods. Gonna have to re-read that book I guess.

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I didn't see the tip about using it inside the tie rods. Gonna have to re-read that book I guess.
Well,Knowing me.I coulda heard it just from my neighbor and thought I'd read it in the book.
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yhink I'll go out to the shop and grab the book,I gotta read up on adjusting the carb any way (Different book)


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I had to cut mine off to tow it...I didn't notice much difference.


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I had to cut mine off to tow it...I didn't notice much difference.

AINT ONE ON MY 59!!!!

DONT KNOW IF THERE EVER WAS?!!??!?!


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bajafun...I don't think they put them on bugs before around 1963.


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bajafun...I don't think they put them on bugs before around 1963.


guess I dont have to worry then Wink


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