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Old 09-13-2017, 02:07 AM   #18
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$323 is for both bars. You wouldn't want to be unmatched ...
Aha, gotcha.. good deal then.. if an RSB makes this much improvement, i can only imagine how much better things would be with the Front SB installed as well.. i'll prob stick as is for now as im very happy and then look to better tires in the future ..
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:56 AM   #19
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:11 AM   #20
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In this kit what brackets are used with the front?
OE would have to be drilled out.
Not sure if usable after.
You drill the nuts out and they supply you with new hardware. You don't have to buy anything else besides the bars and use supplied bushing and hardware. I like the red Powdercoating too although nobody will ever see it haha
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Old 09-13-2017, 12:35 PM   #21
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I also have the ST RSB and it's been great. You can get it super cheap, sometimes cheaper when auto anything has it in stock. Easy install, great performance.
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Old 09-13-2017, 01:39 PM   #22
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You drill the nuts out and they supply you with new hardware. You don't have to buy anything else besides the bars and use supplied bushing and hardware. I like the red Powdercoating too although nobody will ever see it haha
Reason for my question was the picture shown of the kit had no brackets.
Quality of brackets would also determine choice for me.
They show bushing but not front brackets.
I know rears easy to reuse.
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Old 09-13-2017, 02:05 PM   #23
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Reason for my question was the picture shown of the kit had no brackets.
Quality of brackets would also determine choice for me.
They show bushing but not front brackets.
I know rears easy to reuse.
You reuse the bracket itself
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Old 09-13-2017, 04:59 PM   #24
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$323 is for both bars. You wouldn't want to be unmatched ...
Pretty sure more people are unmatched than they are matched. I've seen many more rear sway bar replacements than I have front/both.
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Old 09-13-2017, 05:23 PM   #25
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Pretty sure more people are unmatched than they are matched. I've seen many more rear sway bar replacements than I have front/both.
Well it's not like the car will become horrible by stiffening only the rear
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You reuse the bracket itself
To get the front brackets off does one not have to drill out the nut as they are a press fit? Once drilled is the nut now not usable?
My Eibach fronts came with vw bracket mounted over bushing and on bar.
Not a simple remove and replace.
Sorry for questions.
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Old 09-13-2017, 06:36 PM   #27
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To get the front brackets off does one not have to drill out the nut as they are a press fit? Once drilled is the nut now not usable?
My Eibach fronts came with vw bracket mounted over bushing and on bar.
Not a simple remove and replace.
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They have a full color instruction guide on their website. They give you replacement nuts to replace the ones you drill out
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Old 09-13-2017, 07:52 PM   #28
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Yeah but it's $500 and Eurocode's is $323 and has adjustability. Kind of a no brainer https://www.ecodetuning.com/eurocode...ategory_id=650
Not really a no brainer my Eurocode front sway now is good for wall art or the recycle bin. Also if you screw up the OE removal you're in a bad place.

I'd suggest going APR w/ brackets(or other manufacturers with an included bracket), that way you can resell it.

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To get the front brackets off does one not have to drill out the nut as they are a press fit? Once drilled is the nut now not usable?
My Eibach fronts came with vw bracket mounted over bushing and on bar.
Not a simple remove and replace.
Sorry for questions.
Yes, and they don't sell just the special hexnuts, so if you remove the Eurocode bar you can't do anything with it.

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Old 09-14-2017, 02:01 AM   #29
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Not really a no brainer my Eurocode front sway now is good for wall art or the recycle bin. Also if you screw up the OE removal you're in a bad place.

I'd suggest going APR w/ brackets(or other manufacturers with an included bracket), that way you can resell it.



Yes, and they don't sell just the special hexnuts, so if you remove the Eurocode bar you can't do anything with it.
What did you do to your sway? And any good fabricator could make new brackets if for some reason you really needed that. I have custom brackets all over my racing stuff
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They have a full color instruction guide on their website. They give you replacement nuts to replace the ones you drill out
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The OE bar, when removed looked like the 2 piece bracket is pressed together.
It looked like it you drill out nut you would need to be very careful to not drill into lower bracket. I think a bar that uses a new and removable
Bracket/bushing would be best.
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Old 09-14-2017, 06:22 AM   #31
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What did you do to your sway? And any good fabricator could make new brackets if for some reason you really needed that. I have custom brackets all over my racing stuff
Decided I didn't need a larger front sway on a FWD so I went back to OE. With my level of driving skills I felt messing with the dynamics of handling beyond a rear sway didn't make sense.

I'd say it'd be far easier to buy an new OE front sway at $200 versus the cost & time of finding someone local to fab brackets.

I may end up removing the rear Eurocode bar down the road too for APR's new offering.
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Old 09-14-2017, 08:28 PM   #32
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Old 09-15-2017, 12:36 AM   #33
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OP, they're (ST and 034) both chunks of solid metal of the same diameter. One has an extra hole on the arm to connect the links and costs about $100 more here. If the outside hole on the 034 is the same distance from the cross bar as the ST hole, then the 034 could be set up to run a little stiffer than the ST.

If my only choices were these two, I'd buy the ST.
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Old 09-17-2017, 08:38 PM   #34
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OP, they're (ST and 034) both chunks of solid metal of the same diameter. One has an extra hole on the arm to connect the links and costs about $100 more here. If the outside hole on the 034 is the same distance from the cross bar as the ST hole, then the 034 could be set up to run a little stiffer than the ST.

If my only choices were these two, I'd buy the ST.
FWIW I've heard the ST 25mm is hollow. I suppose this is something I could've checked as I was installing mine but I didn't think to...

That said, very happy with it post installation, can certainly feel it when cornering quickly. Well worth the investment even on stock tires.
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