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Old 11 Aug 2005, 05:51 am
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Decided to go with the BTG rear sway bar since it was black to match the stock front sway and it seems people are having problems with the eibach bolts. Has anyone else went with the BTG and what did you think. I'm still waiting for the install brackets, so I'll let you know what I think of it when it's on.
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Old 11 Aug 2005, 11:17 am
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quote:Originally posted by strangelove

I'm still waiting for the install brackets,
Are they BTG manufactured brackets? Or Chrysler OEM?
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Old 11 Aug 2005, 06:24 pm
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Well this is kind of weird, but I was sent an Eibach Install kit along with the BTG rear sway bar which looks like the OEM factory sway bar. Here's the link to where I bought it. Tell me what you think.

http://www.pt-tuning.com/performanceParts/swayBars.html
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Old 23 Aug 2005, 02:29 pm
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If they use the Eibach install kit, are they having any breakage problems. Maybe not if they guarantee them for life.
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Old 23 Aug 2005, 04:13 pm
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Dosent energy supension make a swaybar kit that you can use if you dont have a stock sway bar ????

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Old 26 Aug 2005, 04:47 am
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I dont think so. [:I] The only two choices I know of is the OEM kit and the Eibach kit. Both priced about the same with the MOPAR kit bullet proof and the Eibach kit guranteed forever and a little easier to install. [8)]
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Old 14 Sep 2005, 06:33 am
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So the install went well and the eibach install kit fit fine. The PT corners well now and sticks turns, took a 20mph long turn at 40mph and the car felt good. The real test was a road trip through Oregon's coastal forests with four passengers and my dog in the back and a roof top cargo carrier hauling 120 lbs of gear. Went through three mountian ranges without skipping a beat. The sway bar was able to minimize G's in these curvy single mountian roads. No creaks no noises while driving, had a crecking sound going into my driveway, but I tightened the bolts to the sway bar and have heard nothing since. so my opinion is I like them a lot in performance does what it's designed to do, tightens up the drive , it matches the front sway bar and is cheaper than the OEM factory rear sway, also matched up with the front BTG strut tower bar, I think this balances the car nicely from not creating to much over or understeer.
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I agree 100% with your analysis. I have Tokico shocks and struts, a strut tower bar up front, and a big 19mm rear sway bar with the Eibach install kit on my 03 GT. Oh yes, I have Yokohama all season Avid uni direction tires size 215X50X17 on stock GT rims. I am very happy with the handling and ride. Oversteer has never been an issue and turn in is so much quicker and precise than stock. Leaning is well controlled and the ride is actually much more comfy than stock. Only downside I have is that the Eibach bushing tend to squeek when cold and needs a good shot of silicone spray every month or so to quiet them down.
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Old 17 Sep 2005, 03:36 am
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so stealblue what type of rear sway bar did you get? I'll have to remember the silicon spay, got the creak back going into my driveway. I don't want to overtighten the bolts too much, don't want those eibach bolts breaking.
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I got the 19mm from Suspension Techniques and got it for $138 delivered. I went throuch Mach One Car Accessories. http://www.mach1car.com/Product.aspx?nav=4&p=ST51006
The bar is like battle ship gray with poly bushings. Looks kinda industrial but at 7/8" was right size at the right price. Poly busings stood out think they were either red or blue. As I said got the install kit through Shox.com and it was an Eibach install kit and yes mine squeeks too. I dont think those bushings have much give to them!!
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