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Old 12-15-02, 10:27 PM
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Question 1 1/4" sway bar for '85 RX-7

anyone know where I can find a 1 1/4" front sway bar for an '85 RX-7?
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Old 12-16-02, 12:39 PM
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Mazdatrix sells a 1 1/8inch front bar

http://www.mazdatrix.com/h4579-85.htm
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thanks fo the link, but I'm actually looking for a 1 and 1/4" sway bar, not a 1 and 1/8". Or do the 1 1/4" bars for first-gens even exist?
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Old 12-16-02, 08:47 PM
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A 1 and an 1/8 big is about as big as you want to go, unless you are adding a V-8. Jim Susko who runs G-force Engineering and sets up first gens for racing does not use anything bigger.

What problem are you trying to overcome with such a large bar?
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thanks for the clarification, I just thought "the bigger the better".
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Old 12-17-02, 10:08 AM
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You will need some really stiff springs on the back to offset the massive push if you go that big on the front bar.
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And, if you go with really big springs in the rear without fixing the two binding issues in the rear suspension, you will have a hard time making it stick in a corner.

May I make a sugestion?
Go to the G-force web page and buy the first gen setup manual. It is great! Here is the URL - http://www.gforceengineering.net/

Good luck!
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