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Old April 19th, 2013, 11:15 AM   #1
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I have a 06 LJ with about 4" of lift (short arm) I'm thinking about taking off the rear sway bar. is this a BAD ideal?
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Old April 19th, 2013, 11:33 AM   #2
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I've been running without one on my TJ. You should be fine as long as you don't expect it to handle like a sports car.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 11:41 AM   #3
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I've been running without one on my TJ. You should be fine as long as you don't expect it to handle like a sports car.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 11:42 AM   #4
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Why do you want to take it off? Do you have disconnects for the front?

If you end up going with an Anti-rock for the front, the stock rear sway bar commplements it nicely.

An appropriate sway-bar set up is a good thing. On or off the road.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 12:11 PM   #5
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I've been running without one on my TJ. You should be fine as long as you don't expect it to handle like a sports car.
I was thinking it would be fine, Just thought I would ask.

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Why do you want to take it off? Do you have disconnects for the front?
Hope that it will flex better off road. No I don't have disconnects yet. Thinking about buying a currie one. but not sure.
If you end up going with an Anti-rock for the front, the stock rear sway bar commplements it nicely.

An appropriate sway-bar set up is a good thing. On or off the road.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 01:36 PM   #6
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i ran my xj for about a year and a half without sway bars.
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Old April 19th, 2013, 02:32 PM   #7
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i ran my xj for about a year and a half without sway bars.
Completely valid argument unless you consider the fact that the TJ has coils in all 4 corners and your XJ has rear leaf springs
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Old April 19th, 2013, 03:02 PM   #8
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Completely valid argument unless you consider the fact that the TJ has coils in all 4 corners and your XJ has rear leaf springs
i ran without both swaybars. *shrug*

forgot TJ/LJ is coils on all 4
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The whole argument for better flex with no sway bars is the wrong way to look at it. You may go a little higher on a ramp, but an Antirock in front and stock rear sway bar are going to provide a more stable, more predictable, and better performing (off road) TJ than if you were disconnected on all four corners.
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Wheel it, then take it off and wheel it.
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I ran my TJ on 36" Iroks with out a sway bar at all and I survived.
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Old April 20th, 2013, 04:35 PM   #12
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I have a 3in on mine with no rear sway bar. its not a vette so dont drive it like one youll be fine
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Old April 20th, 2013, 06:22 PM   #13
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ditch the rear, if you dont disco the front.
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