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Old 03-08-2003, 09:28 AM   #2731
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You need several thinkness of bars to get the perfect setting for the anti-roll. With the Blade type you get them all rolled into one and adjusting the tension is a lot easier.
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What difference is there between running the front sway bar and the front blade bar? I see that usually everyone has the front blade on their car, just curious as to what the benefits of this are over the sway bar.


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I would like to know as well. I just purchased a blade bar
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Old 03-08-2003, 02:07 PM   #2733
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ok so i want the rd alloy but which colour to get? silver or blue? i heard the blue doesnt fit right with the powder coating on, is this true? what other problems have you peoples had? what do you recommend? any complaints? comments?

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I think they both fit. Its just anodized, won't make it too fat.
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I think they both fit. Its just anodized, won't make it too fat.
i heard the alum is painted.....
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Old 03-08-2003, 04:44 PM   #2736
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Yeah, I agree on the offset thing...I was too wide with Track Magnets (CRC) & I don't know their offset.

I main difference in the swaybars is that the blade is easily adjustable, and that you can make both sides equal.

Anyone else running softer springs on the front of the car? I'd given up on the push in my car. Then someone much more experienced than I am suggested it...it really helped.I dropped about .5 sec on my laptimes. I've got all my spare shocks ready for tommorrow to fine tune the front end more.....

I was running purple front springs with copper rears, now I swapped them around...

Also: Anyone else having fun running down and beating those darn MTX3's? I know I am ! !
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Hmm. I guess u can chip the paint if it is to fat
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Old 03-08-2003, 05:36 PM   #2738
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So the blade is just the normal sway bar all rolled into one. Cool, but $40.00 cool I am not sure. Does anyone have any real positive things to say about it or any negative things?


Just Curious?


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Its not 40 dollars, send a message to [email protected] and ask them about the Golden Horizon Nitro TC3 blade bar. Its like 20 dollars plus 1.50 for shipping.
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The problem with the bar type anti-roll bar is that it flexes too much before actually doing anything. This is fine in the rear were you want a little roll but on the front you want the car as stiff as possible. The blade bar allows you to lock the front end of the car solid for the best effects on smooth flowing tracks.

You would need a normal bar around 5mm thick to get the same performance as a blade type bar
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Old 03-09-2003, 09:19 AM   #2741
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Thanks for the info guys. I am checking into the GH one today.

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The only thing wrong with the GH rollbar, and other after market bars, is the set screws that has to be lossened for different setting. It's kinda hard to get the set screws loose, because you have to go through the foam bumber on the car,(like the plastic Ae mounts). I prefer the AE alum mounts, because the set screw are easy accessed from the bottom of the car. So you guys might want to consider the AE Team parts, more money but?
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The only thing wrong with the GH rollbar, and other after market bars, is the set screws that has to be lossened for different setting. It's kinda hard to get the set screws loose, because you have to go through the foam bumber on the car,(like the plastic Ae mounts). I prefer the AE alum mounts, because the set screw are easy accessed from the bottom of the car. So you guys might want to consider the AE Team parts, more money but?
You gotta love how the FT ones are the bottom and the standard ones are in front like the GH bars. The bar is only required on higher bite smooth tracks though. The car won't push as easily w/o it, Buds .078 bar is pretty close to the flat blade setting.

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ntc3dvr question , one of your club menbers (norman) has that
mod. air filter. on his tc3 has he seen a difference in performance with it or is it for show
It Helped With Getting Clean & Cooler Air Into The Engine I have Had No Problems With Stalling Or any other Heat Problems Caused By The Filter Being Mounted On the Rear Of the Engine so..... Yes it Makes a Differance...I look at it like this The Air Being Forced Into the Carb Kinda Acts Like Forced Air On the Old GTOs
or Dogde Ram Air Setups.....as far as Your Club member This Might Very Well Be ME!!!!!!!! What Club Do you race With???
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Old 03-09-2003, 05:02 PM   #2745
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should i get a one way, and should i put one in the rear too?
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