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Should I Get a Rear Sway Bar?
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Old 02-02-2019, 08:49 AM   #1
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Should I get an upgraded rear sway bar on my 01 2.5 RS? I heard that it makes a big difference with how the car handles, but I have to drive a ton on snowy back roads and I'm not sure whether it will make it super hard to not lose control with the oversteer. I also have installed some BC racing coilovers.

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Old 02-02-2019, 07:43 PM   #2
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It makes a significant change, especially considering how cheaply you can buy one (junkyard gd sedan).

But like all suspension mods, make the change, and then re-learn how the car drives, you should be fine. A sway bar won't cause the car to lose control - YOU will.
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Old 02-03-2019, 03:39 AM   #3
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Bad roads and coilovers - bad combination.
Bad roads, coilovers and big bar - even worse combination.

Bad roads require compliant springs/dampers and small bar.

Disconnect one end link, where it connects to the rear bar, then try it on your bad roads - with coilovers, no bar or 13mm rear bar may be enough.
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... and I have a 13mm with mounts if you need
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