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Old 02-12-2018, 08:53 AM   #104 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by niky View Post
Fantastic job, Daox! Now I want to try that myself! Think it'd work if the bar mounting plate was mounted inside the hollow of the beam? I can see making the plate flat, and then welding a flange to fit into the beam area.
Thanks Niky.

Basically, anything that prevents the rear axle beam from twisting will improve the anti-roll properties. Mounting a bar inside the beam is an absolute possibility and some OEMs even do this (my Prius is an example). I had tried some more simple and cheaper mods that reinforced the rear beam, but they just didn't seem to work well enough to make a big enough difference. I'd still like to find a less expensive way to improve the roll resistance. But, this is working really well for now.
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