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Might be heading to the track tonight. I hear alot of people will disconnect their front sway bar for better launches.. How true is this? and how squirelly will it make my car? I can leave the shocks and struts a bit stiff for the ride there if need be.. how beneficial is it to disconnect though?
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11:1 forged motor, CMS stage 2.5 NA cams,Nitrous express plate kit(100 or 150 shot havent decided), mac lt's, BBK 78mm TB unit, 24# Injectors, Hughes performance built 4r70w W/ 3200 stall. Awaiting dyno tune...
2005 F150 supercrew 4x4. Leveled front with an Add-a-Leaf in the rear.Sitting on 33's W/ a nice system.
Don't just disconnect it, take it completely out takes another 3 mins. It helps drop weight, but the biggest difference is weight transfer. As far as streetability, I haven't had mine in for over a year and drive on the street all the time. It will just roll a bit more on corners, but there ain't any corners on a drag strip!!! I don't have front or rear sway bars so my car kinda handles like a boat.
2003 GT. MAC HEADERS, O/R PROCHAMBER, CATBACK. BBK CAI, 78MM COMBO PLENUM. SCT X3/SF3. MGW S/T SHIFTER. 35 SPLINE STRANGE 4:30 REAR END. RAPTOR SHIFT LIGHT. MSD LAUNCH MASTER. UPR UCA'S, LCA'S, PRO SERIES DOUBLE ARB, AND TB REINFORCEMENTS. STRANGE 10 WAY ADJUSTABLE SHOCKS AND STRUTS, MM C/C PLATES THAT CLUNK. BATTERY RELOCATED, M/T ET STREET 28X13.50X15", BFG 155/85/15, BILLET SPECIALTIES STREET LITE 15X10 AND 15X3.5.
I remove my front bar when I head to the drag strip. It takes a few minutes, but it does help transfer weight on launch. Every pound counts so the additional 18lbs off the front end doesn't hurt either. Just don't attack any corners like usual without the bar. The car will understeer badly without it. You emergency avoidance maneuvers will be virtually eliminated, so allow slightly greater following distances.
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