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Are there any Anty Sway Bars for a Stock Clodbuster?

 

I do not find any in the interweb, only people that use Coathangers.....

 

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For a totally stock Clod? Not that I'm aware of. ESP made "suspension stabilizers" which were plates that bridged the ladder bars, side-to-side. I guess this stopped sway but it also ruined any independent articulation. They mostly saw action on pulling Clods that didn't need articulation.

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Here i found a Picture of Swaybars, but i do not know what Material is uses.

Sway Bar

And i do use a dual Shock Setup.

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Team CPE Makes Sway Bars:

http://teamcpe.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=33_157&product_id=2344

 

But i do not know how you could attach these Swaybars, becaus :

a.) They do not have any Thread vor the Eyelets

b.) I use a double Shock Setup, i cant attach the Swaybar like shown on that Photo:

clod.thumb.jpg.df042b5c36e285e02292c99bf01514ca.jpg

 

Here is another Way to insert a saway bar:

clod.jpg.e135ee94b66006f87d6c75f35f92225a.jpg

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I've never felt the desire or need for sway bars on a Clod based truck using the stock ladder bar suspension.  Be interested if you notice any diffrence after fitting them.  I've been using piano wire to make sway bars on my TXT-1 & TXT-2 trucks for a while, works pretty well.  Just interested if you'll see a difference on a Clod.  

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@87lc2 I was a few days away from posting a thread asking about what material to make sway bars from, so this thread has come right on time :)

what thickness of piano wire do you use, or do you experiment with a variety of thicknesses depending on other suspension settings and track conditions?

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7 hours ago, Mad Ax said:

@87lc2 I was a few days away from posting a thread asking about what material to make sway bars from, so this thread has come right on time :)

what thickness of piano wire do you use, or do you experiment with a variety of thicknesses depending on other suspension settings and track conditions?

I bought a few different thicknesses a while back and honestly don't remember what I'm currently using on my TXTs, if I remember next time I'm out in the shop I'll put a caliper on them.  As you said, I ended up trying a few and settling on the size that worked best for me at the time.  Changed them a few times when I first started to get the right feel.

On the TXT I just have them clamped (zip ties will work as well) to the lower links.  I was mainly trying to reduce the torque twist off the line so they may be thicker than needed for handling, but at the time a straight launch was more important to me.  Now that I think about it, pretty sure I ended up using a thicker wire on the rear than the front to get the rear planted on take off.

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Thanks @87lc2, that's really useful. I have just finished a 2.2 axial / TLT hybrid which I had to soften up to get any useable suspension, so it now has a bit of torque twist to control. Plus my TXT still needs sway bars too. Sounds like a weekend project that won't break the bank 😀

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7 hours ago, Mad Ax said:

Thanks @87lc2, that's really useful. I have just finished a 2.2 axial / TLT hybrid which I had to soften up to get any useable suspension, so it now has a bit of torque twist to control. Plus my TXT still needs sway bars too. Sounds like a weekend project that won't break the bank 😀

Let's see some photos of that project, sounds cool.

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I would like to see some Photos too.

 

Ißm not shure how i would mount the Wire....

But i would like to soften my Suspension a little Bit AND get Rid of the Bodyrolll when cornering.

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16 minutes ago, whahooo said:

I would like to see some Photos too.

 

4 hours ago, 87lc2 said:

Let's see some photos of that project, sounds cool.

Complete build thread just a few posts down in this forum :)

 

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18 hours ago, Mad Ax said:

 

Complete build thread just a few posts down in this forum :)

 

Not sure how I missed that before...I love it!  Greart looking 2.2 monster, JConcepts 89 body looks perfect on there.

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Maybe i could fit a Sway Bar of an Axial?
Sadly i do not have the Dimensions of that, something like that would easily fit via ZipTies:

https://www.ebay.de/itm/Alloy-Rear-Anti ... SwpKtdQpbo

 

Does anyone has the Dimensions of that Axial Buggy/Truck?

 

 

The dimension of the Aluminum Part is 73,5 mm

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Maybe someone is Able to measure the Rod. I'm only able to use Paint, so i have no measuretool.

 

 

Also i'm not Confident that the Ends of the Rod do not snap. The halfed rod seem not to be very tough....

 

 

Edit:
Well fudge it, i`ve just ordered 2 Sets of that:

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I want to install it either on the Outside of the Letterbars, or on the Inside if the Rod is to short or i will install it on top of the Letterbars with ZipTies or even maybe i´ll turn it around and install it into the chassis witch the poity ends showingt to the back and the front of the Truck (like on better Chassis)
If the Rod (i think its about 13,5 cm or 6.4" long) is to short, i can get Pianowire and flatten the Ends to screw them on.

If i would know an Metalworker, i would make specific Inserts for the Letterbar that would just fit inside the Cutouts of the Letterbars with the same Screw on method of thesese Axial Swaybars.

 

 

PS:

I hope that i arceive my goal with a sway Bar, i want to get the Suspensuin super Soft, but save it against the Bodyroll.

'Now if i set my Suspension to soft, the truck just wobbles to the Side if i do a Turn.

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2 hours ago, whahooo said:

Does anyone use that Kind of stabilizers??

These are like the ESP ones I first referenced.

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