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Bump for newbs and cocky veterans...
 

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Its been well over a year since i posted that and havent thought about a swaybar not even once
 

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Its been well over a year since i posted that and havent thought about a swaybar not even once
Lets be honest, you have more problems than a swaybar...
 

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Yep. Djm. Lol
 

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It is still my daily driver though. Dispite my problems
 

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Mine never had one for the 2 years I drove it daily. Never had an issue. One thing I will add is my Skyjacker coils are pretty stiff and I’m sure that helps. Plus I don’t try to drive it like a race car.


01 XJ Classic custom front 3 link, HP60 front, Sterling Rear, 110 inch wheelbase
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Mine never had one for the 2 years I drove it daily. Never had an issue. One thing I will add is my Skyjacker coils are pretty stiff and I’m sure that helps. Plus I don’t try to drive it like a race car.


01 XJ Classic custom front 3 link, HP60 front, Sterling Rear, 110 inch wheelbase
Just a guy in a garage trying to live the dream!
When I had them on mine I really didn't need a sway bare either
 

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I had a bunch of jeeps with many different lifts and all that. None of them were fun to drive without a sway bar. I cannot do without one.

I disconnected the sway bar on my XJ to try to diagnose a clunk (it was the sway bar frame bushing) and drove it to work. Geezus what a ride that was. It swayed pretty heavily on every turn and felt very unstable.

It may ride fine without sway bars but it will not when it comes to that moment when you need to make a sudden emergency turn. I never understood why people would risk not using a critical part of the suspension.
 

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There is a school of thought that a sway bar is just a fine tuning device and that is not necessarily needed. I'm not saying I subscribe to the no front sway bar thing but many cars came without them. When I used to wrench on a couple of SCCA racers we ran very small bars and firmer springs than most other racers. The discussion among racers about firm springs with light sway bars vs softer springs with big sway bars is akin to auto vs manual transmission, AR vs AK, discussions.
 

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I have seen this before. It is similar to skyjacker's rock lock sway bar disconnect system (or it is). It is kinda like locking hubs.
 

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