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Does anyone remember what the stock sizes are on non ss and the ss models...i think for non ss it was something like 16mm front and 19mm rear and i cant remember the ss
 

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FE1= 18 mm (outside in a box)
FE3= 22 mm (I believe)
FE5= 24 mm (installed)

The rear trailing arm doesn’t have a serviceable "sway bar" but there is a welded strengthening bar under the main beam, 20 mm is stock FE1. I remember because I measured it when I installed my progressive rear bar and got a total of 42 mm's of rear bar.
 

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nice thanks man....how much did you pay for the progressive rear bar and where did you get it
 

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i don't have them yet but i would think so....the less chassis twist and body roll there is the better corning ability
 

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nice thanks man....how much did you pay for the progressive rear bar and where did you get it
Turbo Tech Racing had them, I paid about $150 for it


With an anti-roll/sway bar....does it really make a difference? This is my first front wheel drive car. I had bigger sway bars on my '84 Camaro Z. And it made a big difference. Just wondering.
Oh yes, huge difference. The different diameter and construction sway bars allow for suspension tuning. Front wheel drive vehicles typically display understeer in corners. It’s possible to correct this by having the vehicles rear suspension stiffer than the front, such as adding a rear sway bar like the Progressive unit. It is possible to over do this, bigger is not always better, but you need to start experimenting somewhere.
 

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Originally Posted by Montecarloman:
Turbo Tech Racing had them, I paid about $150 for it
Thanks a lot man pretty good price, what about your front swaybar?

hey man sweet i didn't notice you've got the balt bagged...you have any pics?
 

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I posted up a how-to but I dont own a digital camera so no real pictures. Just so Borrowed pics from GM and some other original creations. My front sway bar is an FE5 24mm unit. Had to make some modifications to the bushings to get it to fit though
 

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Originally Posted by Montecarloman:
I posted up a how-to but I dont own a digital camera so no real pictures. Just so Borrowed pics from GM and some other original creations. My front sway bar is an FE5 24mm unit. Had to make some modifications to the bushings to get it to fit though
Thats tooooo bad well if you ever get some pics you should definitely post them
 
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