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Old 08-10-2015, 02:30 PM   #1
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Upgrade V6 rear sway using GM parts??

I've seen so many different answers- but apparently some solutions require different calipers for clearance etc.

Looking for a definitive answer: is there a GM rear sway bar upgrade that will fit a 2015 V6? I want to install sway bars, but only looking to use GM parts (I work for a dealer- so want to try to keep it as "GM" as I can).
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Old 08-10-2015, 05:46 PM   #2
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Upgraded Sways

I believe on 14/15s if you use a GM sway bar (1LE/ZL1) it requires a Brembo caliper/rotor set up unless you down grade to the FE3 (SS) LCA or go after market for the FE4+. You can get a good deal on used calipers an rotors front and back in the market place. Good time to upgrade both
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Old 08-10-2015, 07:33 PM   #3
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I wasn't planning to change the brakes any time soon... I'm restoring another car that I must admit I like better, so not diverting much $ to the Camaro right now. The LCA swap is way cheaper than the brake swap. I have a front 1LE bar on the way already, but without doing the back it will likely handle like poo. Dropping the height isn't even appealing right now- just getting rid of the ridiculous body roll is top priority.
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If you want a better rear sway bar for your LT contact Pete at JP Supior Solutions he was a good sway bar that will work with your set up. But he'll probably tell you to dump that front 1LE bar and just use a good rear bar.
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Old 08-10-2015, 10:05 PM   #5
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I was hoping for a GM option- there's also some sanctioning bodies that will allow substitution of equipment from other trim levels of the same model... so it stays legal if I track the car.
Aftermarket bars are 3x more expensive than the original GM ones, too.
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I think olblue is right. Pete says his is the only rear bar that fits v6 brakes.
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Old 08-11-2015, 12:32 PM   #7
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Yep- it fits like a glove and you can buy the rear bar separately: http://www.jpssonline.com/
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That may be the way I go, then. So much for getting the car set up for cheap money. GM parts are WAY cheaper.
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But if that's the only part then your not that deep in $$$$ wise
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Old 08-11-2015, 07:50 PM   #10
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And you're good to go with the LCA's that came on your car- 2012's up can take either FE3 or FE4.
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The JPSS Black Magic 32mm rear bar fits the V6 and clears the banjo bolts. It is the only outboard mount bar that does to my knowledge. They are in-stock ready to ship.
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JP- will be giving you a call soon, I suppose. Run that with the stock front? I'm not going to run staggered width tires and looking to do autocross and some limited road course.
Have to get some new tires first- limited budget build.
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Yes, we can start with the rear bar and build from there.
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