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Old 30 Jul 2005, 07:59 pm
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Hi guys I'm new here so I your input would be very important to me.Should I go with springs or sway bars for better handling?I just recieved my $400.00 sign on bonus from work and thought I'll give my PT a treat{ok really it's for me[8)]}Thanks,BPC
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Old 30 Jul 2005, 08:19 pm
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See I'm really new to this.I have a 2005 Touring with 16" wheels.[xx(]
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Old 30 Jul 2005, 09:53 pm
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In '03 DCX started leaving off the rear sway bar. I'd do sway bars first. If you do sway bars they must be a matched set. No adding just the rear unless you add the rear OEM one. Eventually for beter handling you will want both and a strut bar.
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Old 31 Jul 2005, 04:45 pm
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Thank you Mean Green , I was going to get a set of Eibach sway bars and the kit to the rear one on correctly.
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Not going to tell you Mean Green is wrong but I put on just a rear bar (22mm) and it turned out perfect for me. I did not feel I needed to add more plow (understeer) to the front so now the rear is a little more responsive (oversteer) in a high speed turn and allows the car to rotate much more freely. I don't think mine is too unstable in a high speed turn and low speed stuff is darn near perfect now. I also have a front strut bar and nice Yoko Avid all season tires for extra grip all around. Yes, I have stayed with the stock springs cause I felt the ride was stiff enough and the springs were not a major problem for normal driving!! The ride is now very smooth and borders on luxury ride. I credit the tires for much of the new found smoothness!!
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