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post #1 of 32 (permalink) Old 11-16-2013, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Info on two type rear sway bars???

So I was looking at the ttr rear sway bar and the powell street bar cause I dont need a hardcore bar cause I dont autocross. And Iv read alot of good reviews on both but whats the difference between the two, other then the 60-100 $ price difference. . .
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Ttr has a welded bracket, could potentially crack under a lot of stress. powell is just tubular bar and the mounting bolts go straight through it, no welds

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Ttr has a welded bracket, could potentially crack under a lot of stress. powell is just tubular bar and the mounting bolts go straight through it, no welds
So the powell is hollow? Wouldn't that crack also.
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The weld is a weak spot, and seeing as a chain is only as good as it's weakest link, that would make the Powell bar a more sturdy, reliable design.

However, anything will break if you beat it hard enough, and by the sound of things, you won't be doing much beating. Personally, I don't cheap out on parts. Pay the premium, get the quality, sleep better at night. The alternative would be to save some money and get something cheap, having that part fail, and having to redo the work, costing you more in time and money then you would have invested with the quality part in the first place. It's up to you.

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So then which powell bar should I get?
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I didn't say that Powell makes the best bar out there. Keep researching, you might come across some other options (Progress?)

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From what iv heard powell is best??
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Could be, I've never purchased a rear bar, so I don't know. If I was looking I'd do as much research as I could before I click the 'add to cart' button, that's how I ended up with the parts I have today.

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Could be, I've never purchased a rear bar, so I don't know. If I was looking I'd do as much research as I could before I click the 'add to cart' button, that's how I ended up with the parts I have today.
Yea true
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It's either the Powell bar or none. I had the hardcore bar on for quite some time and loved it. The XXX bar I haven't had on long enough to say the difference besides it being physically bigger.

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