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Old 07-05-2004, 09:07 PM   #1
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Default A sway bar is a sway bar is a sway bar??

I am about to be in the market for a sway bar set or just a rear sway. I just bought the cheapy whiteline rear endlinks so thats already done. I just wanted to know if the sways were all pretty much the same. Thanks. Also, help me out... My setup is right now RA-C struts and springs, steering bushings, nice tires, subframe locks, and rear diff Xmember bushings. What would you say will be the most beneficial?? My next mod will either be the sway or sways or front and rear STB's. Do you think I ought to get the front and rear sways or just the rear(autocross and performance daily driver)?

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Old 07-05-2004, 10:51 PM   #2
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Having both front and rear sway bars will balance out the car nicely, but I think your really only need the rear for more oversteer. I would go with the matching Whiteline bar--excellent products.
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Old 07-05-2004, 11:33 PM   #3
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I'd get the swaybars and urethane mount bushings F/R...and if you must have a STB...just get the rear one...the Whiteline adjustable one, 'cuz you can crank it tight
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Old 07-05-2004, 11:53 PM   #4
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So, Whiteline front and rear sways with the mounts and then later maybe the rear STB? Sounds like a plan to me. Now I have to figure out my money situation , haha.

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Old 07-06-2004, 12:10 AM   #5
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So, Whiteline front and rear sways with the mounts and then later maybe the rear STB? Sounds like a plan to me. Now I have to figure out my money situation , haha.

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Richard
Do the '04 WRX rear mounts...~$30 shipped from subaruparts.com....I'll see if I can round up the P/N's for ya
...and the bars will come with bushings...no front mounts needed

ok...P/N's for rear '04 WRX swaybar mounts...

1 20540FE200 Brkt Stabilizer Rh
1 20540FE210 Brkt Stabilizer Lh
2 20466FE000 Clamp Stabilizer Bsh
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Old 07-06-2004, 12:17 AM   #6
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Hey Unc,
Pardon my ignorance but what is the difference in the mounts that makes them worth buying? Thanks for the P/N's if you can find um or thanks for looking if you can't. Well, nevermind then, haha. Thanks for finding them . So, would you say that I am on the right track suspension wise?? I am just now learning more about our suspensions.

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Old 07-06-2004, 01:35 AM   #7
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Buy a Perrin bar, it comes with better mounts than any I've seen.
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Old 07-06-2004, 08:58 AM   #8
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Pardon my ignorance but what is the difference in the mounts that makes them worth buying?
Here's a nice writeup with pics

http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/showth...&postid=460165

You will need the new style rear bushings, too (or if you do this, make sure you ask for 2004+ bushings, as they are a little different (some people have made them work, but since you are getting new ones anyway, you might as well do the job right!))

On the install page, a number of people make it sound very difficult - it's actually a very, very easy job if you have the right tools - those being a ratcheting 12mm wrench and a 12mm swivel socket with a decent length extension bar - it's literally a 15-20 min job.
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