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Old 10-12-17, 01:59 PM   #1
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From my searching I found very little info on this. Is it true that you have to remove the lower control arms and front member brace? Can you sneak it out without affecting alignment?
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I purchased the F Sport blue sway bar kit and was able to get the install information from the dealer.
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I purchased the F Sport blue sway bar kit and was able to get the install information from the dealer.
Thank you! Looks like that's a no
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Did you purchase the F Sport blue sway bar kit too? How was install of the rear? I'm going to be doing mine soon.
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Be careful when changing only 1 bar, this upsets the car's over/understeer balance.
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I followed those same exact instructions.... easy install. its straightforward, no tricks, all simple basic hand tools

you may, need an alignment afterwards. I was lucky, and did not require an alignment

(I have my own means of doing alignments at home, and was still within oem spec)
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I have not ordered yet, wanted to know how hard the front sway bar is to install. Sounds annoying but reasonably easy. I just hate dealing with LCAs.

Yeah I would not install one bar and not the other.
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The front bar is somewhat safer, a small change (like 1-2mm) will slightly increase understeer and reduce body roll.
The danger: larger rear bar alone.
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