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      01-16-2013, 05:32 PM   #1
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RD Sport Sway Bars

does anybody have these sway bars? thinking of getting them...got a good deal for $375. is it worth it?

http://www.pyspeed.com/RD-Sport-BMW-...sport-8102.htm


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      01-17-2013, 09:00 AM   #2
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Generally the consensus is that a rear sway on the 135 is a bad idea b/c you'll pick up the rear wheel and lose grip trying to accelerate through and out of a corner. If you feel the car has too much body roll, adding just a front sway (e93 M3 is a very popular choice) can do wonders for that, however, it comes at the expense of a bit more understeer.

Really the best thing to do, if you have the $$ is to upgrade the shocks to koni yellows or put a good coil over system. That right there will decrease body roll, improve the dampening (which is this cars biggest weak point), and give you more controlled and better handling.
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