I see people on here with sway bars on there ifs. Just curious if I will need one in the future. I have heidts crossmember with stock mustang II upper and lower control arms. I already installed strut rods. Here's some pics. Where would I install the sway bar if I needed one?
I'm pretty sure you can do it now. The alignment involves the upper a arm and the toe bar from the rack. Hope I'm not "steering" you in the wrong direction. Pun intended. Ax will be along to correct me I'm sure.
I am running a Fatman Fabrications MII IFS without a sway bar. The guys at Fatman call it "optional". The idea is to prevent body roll without significantly increasing the spring rate of the suspension.
So far, I'm thinking that I may add one, but the ride is so good as it is that I'm in no rush to do that.
All IFS will benefit from a sway bar. Strut rods just resist the lower control arm being forced back when you hit a pothole, RR track etc. The sway bar resists body roll and transfers weight to the inside wheel in the middle of a turn, no overlap of function. without a sway bar the nose heavy pickup is going to understeer/plow badly and feel like it's going to tip over when going around a curve at speed. whether or not you need one depends on how fast you drive.
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