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Old 04-27-2013, 03:27 PM   #1
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Sway Bar

I am new to off roading and don't plan on doing a bunch of heavy stuff. I see threads about disconnecting the sway bar when you off road. Is this required and if so is it just for the real technical/heavy off roading or anytime you hit the dirt?

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Old 04-27-2013, 04:13 PM   #2
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It's never required, but in instances where you need a lot of articulation, it'll help add articulation in the front, keeping your wheels planted and giving you better grip. I almost never disconnect. Every once in a while a wheel lifts off the ground because of this but I usually have enough traction. Rock crawling is an instance where disconnecting could help you a lot

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I find that even on trails with small obstacles disconnecting helps to eliminate some body roll

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