Front Swaybar

Discussion in 'SRT Hellcat General Discussions' started by FireLane, Jan 6, 2017.

  1. FireLane

    FireLane SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    Has anyone tried disconnecting their front sway bar at the track? If so how much did it help your 60 foot time and was the car still stable at speeds?
     
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    rayzazoo DRIVESRT.COM Gold Supporting Member

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    Knowing that this is an old drag racer trick, I'd just get stickier tires in the rear and call it a day.
     
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    Are you going to modify your front shocks too? You won't want to drive the car on the street with the swaybar disconnected!
     
  4. FireLane

    FireLane SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I already have drag radials but I know that a few people with cats have disconnected the front sway bar for much better weight transfer and just wanted some input from anyone that has done it for the track.
     
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    FireLane SRT Hellcat Supporter Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm not going to drive it on the street like that only for at the track.
     
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    My front swaybar has been off for two years. Difference in 60s is negligible. Saves some easy weight off the front. Along with an empty washer bottle; everything helps. If your not autocrossing there is no notable difference in handling. With some changes in front suspension shock valving the swaybar removal would be a bigger benefit.
     
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    I would just unhook the driver side on my old srt8. I turned the front wheel and pulled the nut off the end link just for the track. 5 min
     
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    Mike Comp T/A #57 Gold Member

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    I removed my front sway bar. I can't tell any difference in every day driving. I'm sure it helps some at the dragstrip.

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