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Old 04-15-2019, 09:17 PM
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Have an issue with rear wire sway bar on my nitro tourer. I have set the down stops screws to be equal on both sides with the shocks and sway bar disconnected. On reconnecting the rear wire sway bar i remeasured and discovered one side was sitting up 1 mm higher then my down stop measurements. I have rechecked the lengths of the connecting tie rods to the sway bar so that these are equal length on both sides. After this i removed the wire sway bar and put it on a flat surface and discovered it is tweaked.

Seeing I didn't have a replacement sway bar I adjusted the length of the connecting tie rods to get equal results on both sides. Is this correct or have i created tweak now in suspension or another issue?

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Old 04-15-2019, 10:54 PM
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You have to think different, just do not think that all straight and equal will make it equal. Ball joints can still be off center....

Jus adjust the rods until the sway bar will work equal. (and be sure the chassis is straight.
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Old 04-15-2019, 11:20 PM
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You have to think different, just do not think that all straight and equal will make it equal. Ball joints can still be off center....

Jus adjust the rods until the sway bar will work equal. (and be sure the chassis is straight.
Roelof: Thanks, sounds like i went the right way then.
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This video will explain it for you:

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Old 04-21-2019, 03:26 AM
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If your sway bar is bent, very carefully, with as much precision as you can muster, try and bend it back into its correct shape. I once had to do this many moons ago when my sway bar decided to wrap itself around the front driveshaft...
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