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Old 17 Mar 2004, 07:19 pm
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I would like to add the sway bars to my 02' crusier, but I don't know if its worth the money. Has anyone added the aftermarket sway bars and found them to help in the cornering?
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I would like to add the sway bars to my 02' crusier, but I don't know if its worth the money. Has anyone added the aftermarket sway bars and found them to help in the cornering?
I've added the Progress front and rear sway bars and noticed a great improvement in handling. It should be noted that at the same time i added Progress 2" drop springs all the way around and KYB struts and shocks. I don't believe I would have gotten the same results if I had not added the sway bars.
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Old 17 Mar 2004, 07:36 pm
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I am not sure if I am going to lower it right now. I am in hawaii at the moment and the roads here are REALLY bad. I might lower it when i get back to the main land. I would like to redo the suspension system like you did... its on my list of things for the PT.
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Old 17 Mar 2004, 08:15 pm
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IRPT, did you say in another discussion that you have NOS in your PT? if you do, I was curious if you replaced anything like your pistons or other engine parts to handle the stress?
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Old 17 Mar 2004, 09:19 pm
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I would like to add the sway bars to my 02' crusier, but I don't know if its worth the money. Has anyone added the aftermarket sway bars and found them to help in the cornering?
I've added the Progress front and rear sway bars and noticed a great improvement in handling. It should be noted that at the same time i added Progress 2" drop springs all the way around and KYB struts and shocks. I don't believe I would have gotten the same results if I had not added the sway bars.
I have the progress bars also with stock springs and they do make a big difference but lowering springs will make a bigger difference
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Old 18 Mar 2004, 03:40 am
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IRPT, did you say in another discussion that you have NOS in your PT? if you do, I was curious if you replaced anything like your pistons or other engine parts to handle the stress?
milPt, you must have me confussed with someone else, I do not have NOS.
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Old 18 Mar 2004, 09:11 am
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MilPT,

I'm the gent with the ZEX NOS system. And no, I didn't change the pistons.

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Old 18 Mar 2004, 12:57 pm
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Talk to me !!! Did you have any problems with it so far and how big of a shot are you using ? Was the increase in HP worth it ?
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Old 18 Mar 2004, 03:22 pm
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Sorry about that IRPT, its kinda hard to remember what people say they have when there are so many people here. I have the same questions as pt4u2nv. I am looking to buy the NOS system next week and wanted to find out what other people thought about it.
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Sorry about that IRPT, its kinda hard to remember what people say they have when there are so many people here.
No problem, I know what you mean.
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