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Old 09-30-2016, 03:23 PM   #1
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Temporarily driving without a front sway bar - safe ?

I have to recoat my sway bar but need to drive. It's going to be rainy the next couple of days.

Good to go?
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Old 09-30-2016, 03:51 PM   #2
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Yep it's fine. The sway bar isn't in use until you take a hard corner. Just don't be doing any track days without one. You may have some funky handling
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Under/Over steer is dictated by the stiffness and weight on each axle.

In short having the front bar disconnect will cause the car to be more prone to oversteer. You should be fine but don't drive like a maniac and be prepared for oversteer
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