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Old 08-22-2014, 04:06 PM   #1
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Am I crazy??????

I have a 2013 1LT And I just installed a ZL1 factory rear sway bar. The front is on the way. The installation was easy. Kind of a pain to get the bar over the exhaust.

Here is my question going over speed bumps and some bumps in the road. The car seems stiffer than before. Is this just me?? In the corners car is definitely more planted in the rear. A lot more rear grip now than front. Which is giving me a slight oversteer problem. But the stiffness over bumps has me scratching my head.........

Like I said. Could totally be in my head. If that's the case. I get it......... Don't judge me. LoL








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Old 08-22-2014, 04:36 PM   #2
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Hmmmm.....I was under the impression that the FE4 style bars wouldn't fit on a V-6 car because of interference with the V-6 rear brake calipers?!?!? Maybe it's just on the aftermarket FE4 bars that have the adjustable mounting locations for the end links??? Hmmm, learn something new every day!!!
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Old 08-22-2014, 04:37 PM   #3
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Mounted in stock location. No problems........... Other than it is a tight fit.


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Old 08-22-2014, 04:40 PM   #4
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You gonna take out your old endlinks?
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Old 08-22-2014, 04:55 PM   #5
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You gonna take out your old endlinks?
I noticed that too.
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Old 08-22-2014, 05:12 PM   #6
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Stock ZL1 location. Apparently my rear lower control arms have the same mount holes as a ZL1.



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Old 08-22-2014, 05:15 PM   #7
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You gonna take out your old endlinks?

They are removed........... Took them out after taking the pic. I prefer to do things right the first time.


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Old 08-22-2014, 05:18 PM   #8
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Hmmmm.....I was under the impression that the FE4 style bars wouldn't fit on a V-6 car because of interference with the V-6 rear brake calipers?!?!? Maybe it's just on the aftermarket FE4 bars that have the adjustable mounting locations for the end links??? Hmmm, learn something new every day!!!

Will the TCA028 rear lower control arms work with this rear sway bar as well? The end link mounts near the end of the arm close to the caliper.


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Old 08-22-2014, 05:21 PM   #9
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They are removed........... Took them out after taking the pic. I prefer to do things right the first time.


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I figured you did, just messing with you. If you do have any other suspension questions or upgrades I would highly recommend BMR. Keith is very knowledgable and can help you figure out what you need.
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Old 08-22-2014, 05:23 PM   #10
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I am gonna get the rest of the rear suspension pieces from BMR. Rear lower control arms, rear end links and toe links and lowering springs.


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Old 08-22-2014, 05:24 PM   #11
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The mere size difference between the stock rear 1LT SWAY bar and a stock rear ZL1 sway bar blew me away.


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Here is a closer pic of the two bars. Quite a size difference.


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Will the TCA028 rear lower control arms work with this rear sway bar as well? The end link mounts near the end of the arm close to the caliper.
Yes, they will, we just revised the TCA028's to accept both the FE3 & FE4 style sway bars.
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