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Old 12 February 2018, 01:07 AM   #1  
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hi guys I'm looking at upgrading the sway bar on my sti Bugeye and wondering which is the best choice was looking at a perrin one but want to know which is best cheers
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Old 12 February 2018, 07:45 AM   #2  
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ANTI-ROLL BARS are all much the same, being just steel rods bent to a shape, with forged or rolled ends.
The Whiteline one is as good in that it does the same job, but the paint flakes off very quickly.

Think about solid drop links if you don't have them already, and keep the rear arb the same as it was.

If you REALLY want a "sway bar", I'm afraid a move to the USA might be necessary, LOL
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Whiteline paint finish is far better these days than it was in the distant past and in general they offer a better range and more cost effective than other options IMO

carry various options & types on the shelf 0191-4103770
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ANTI-ROLL BARS are all much the same, being just steel rods bent to a shape, with forged or rolled ends.
The Whiteline one is as good in that it does the same job, but the paint flakes off very quickly.

Think about solid drop links if you don't have them already, and keep the rear arb the same as it was.

If you REALLY want a "sway bar", I'm afraid a move to the USA might be necessary, LOL
cheers mate already got the white line arb but as you said the paint comes off and it's now going rust only thing that's letting the car down underneath
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What about taking it off & getting it cleaned & painted/anodised properly.
Also you could have any colour you like.Would that be cheaper?
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You'd think so. Or even Hammeriting in situ?
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CDF Racing on mine.....
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cheers mate already got the white line arb but as you said the paint comes off and it's now going rust only thing that's letting the car down underneath
Get it up to Castle Coatings in Caerphilly for powder coating.

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Cheers boys I'll panit it on the weekend
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I replaced the worn bushes front and back .. and kept the standard bars.. far cheaper and gave me an idea if i want ed to take it further.. The ride felt far better along with control..
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Arb all painted
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