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Old 03-06-2014, 05:32 PM   #1
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1LE Sway Bar on SS

I honestly didnt search too much into it but was curious if someone with this setup can tell me how much of a difference there is between the two. I feel that at higher speeds, switching lanes, and cornering aggressively, that the front end feels very light and feels "floaty"(dangerous) over the road. I only have 2600 miles on her, so I know nothings broken. Coming from a CTS-V and GTO, I would say I prefer the more heavier steering/feeling when driving aggressively. Maybe the SS just feels lighter in the front. Cant really describe what im feeling, just thought better sways may help.
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:34 PM   #2
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Better sways are one of the first improvements most people recommend for the SS suspension.
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:35 PM   #3
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They will help, but with staggered tires the zl1 bars will be better, less understeer. A freind here did it and notice some on the street but they do help in aggressive driving as well.Also the 245 front tire doesnt help. A 275 is more ideal and will help grip, reduce understeer and more solid feeling
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Old 03-06-2014, 05:42 PM   #4
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I have ZL1 reps with 285/295 combo of Michelin PSS. I think that is a good start for me.

For the sways. From what I understand, this is a simple swap of the bars, no additional parts needed? Any recommendations of sway bars other than factory 1LE/ZL1?

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Old 03-06-2014, 07:13 PM   #8
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Okay. I ordered the 1LE sway bar kit. I'll make a thread with my finding and thoughts. Thanks for replies. I'm easy to convince to buy parts that help. Next I just need some encouragement for LT headers.
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May get more understeer. Of course do a square tire setup like 275s all around you should be good.
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Old 03-06-2014, 09:05 PM   #10
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Okay. I ordered the 1LE sway bar kit. I'll make a thread with my finding and thoughts. Thanks for replies. I'm easy to convince to buy parts that help. Next I just need some encouragement for LT headers.

I have a feeling the light floaty feal may be in part from the EPS (electronic power steering) on the 2013+ Camaro. When in Comp mode the EPS programming changes and the steering wheel feels heavier with better feedback.

Take a drive and then hold the traction button down for 8+ seconds until all the nannies are off.....the steering should feel heavier.

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