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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-18-2018, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
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Rear torsion bar brace for lowered thunderbird

Does anyone know if the older or redesigned torsion bar brace causes any clearance issue with lowered vogland springs on thunderbirds?
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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-21-2018, 01:29 AM
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You mean the rear sway bar? The factory one and I'm sure most of the aftermarket bars have no issue with clearance with the Vogtland drop springs (I have them) but you do need shorter endlinks which I used Energy Suspension universal ones.
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I believe the OP is talking about the tube some have chosen to mount between the rear LCA mounting pockets.

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Only issue I had with the one I had was that I couldn't use my preferred jacking point on the differential mount. It doesn't do anything anyway so I chucked it.

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I made mine with 2 pieces of plate steel for the sides, and a piece of 1-5/8 roll bar tubing, so I could then jack the rear end up by the brace itself. And on the track, it definitely made a difference! The rear was noticeably more predictable under hard cornering with that brace there.

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