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Rear Sway Bars ? Need or Not?

Anyone taken yours off and what did you do to extend the end links past a 4.5" Lift?

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rear sway bar is only needed usually if u do a lot of towing, or your front sway bar still allows more body sway then u like. take t off and see how u like it. I run NO sway bars on my truck

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Anyone taken yours off and what did you do to extend the end links past a 4.5" Lift?

Denny
took my rear one off, works fine also took my front one off for a hile but my springs are so stiff there is no sway...my front sway bars i cut the links?? and extended them with a (forgot size) piece of tubing then welded it

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I added them to mine I instantly felt a difference on a long sweeping onramp I take every day to work

as for the end links I cut them and sleeved them with 1/2 Iron pipe
to accommodate My 8 inch lift
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I added them to mine I instantly felt a difference on a long sweeping onramp I take every day to work

as for the end links I cut them and sleeved them with 1/2 Iron pipe
to accommodate My 8 inch lift
thats exactly what i did on the front..just sleeved , but the rear of mine still have the helper spring so when towing that kind of acts like a sway bar?

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I have rear airbags and those did OK at sway control

but I wanted to get as close to a dually without the extra tires so I added the Helwig sway bar LOL

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