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Here is a quick and simple way to save a few bucks to make your own Mini-LST sway bars. This can also be used to make sway bars for other rc's also. ...
Coat hanger (some type of rod that will work) Needle Nose Pliers Piece of scrap plastic (I used an old plastic license plate that was pretty thick, an...
- Remove either your front or rear shock tower - Use your straight rod or coat hanger and place between the notches on the bottom of the shock tower ...
Mark a line on each end of the rod/coat hanger right where the rod come out or off of the shock tower.
Use your needle nose and hold at the line and than bend (Repeat on other side, make sure your bending them both the same way, towards you for example ...
Place the shock tower back on your truck with the sway bar mounted and than line your bends up to where they come across and too your holes on your up...
Mark with your marker on your bar the center of the holes (than bend them straight out coming towards the front or rear.
Trim the rod or coat hanger so its not so long.
Get your piece of plastic, aluminum, whatever your going to use and cut 2 piece the same size and shape (like in the sway bar kit picture posted)
- Now drill your holes in the piece of plastic you just cut (Make sure all your holes line up together on both pieces, its best to just put one ontop...
- Install your sway bar, with the bar coming through the top hole on your plastic piece mounted to the upper arm.- Install your shock tower back wit...
A few pictures of my sway bars installed.
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