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Old 09-06-2012, 07:45 PM
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Has anyone install the Spohn panhard bar, lower & upper Control Arms?? Did it make a big difference? Was it worth the money? I had this setup on an 89 Firebird Formula 350 WS6 and it was night and day difference...any feedback or opinions???
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I run the adj panhard bar and it's really nice quality.
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I know they are great quality! just want to know if you noticed a difference with traction once it was installed?
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I have them...nice addition. Wait a month before you buy the link bars though. They're making adjustable upper and lower link bars...I have the first set coming my way.
You'll be able to set pinion angle better and recenter your wheels after a drop.
You'll get better handling with the current bars...no better traction though.
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(UNBROKEN)This was your statment on another thread and I could not dissagree more,
"Adjustable bars and the ability to dial in pinion angle will help out substantially towards getting the tires to plant too." These bars will only help with centering the wheel, tire in the wheel opening. The RAM truck is a four bar set-up and pinion angle is fixed. That it the advantage of the four bar. I was confused by the original post to begin with and I thought you were kind of standing firm with it but I agree with this recent post that the new bars will NOT help plant the wheels. Now, if they have better bushings or are rod ends than yes you might see a slight improvement but on this big of a vehicle and the HP it puts out I don't think it would be measurable.

I have blown lower bushings out of my mustang and there is a considerable amount of change to the way it feels when you launch the car and even while driving on city streets. It is a similar set-up where the pinion angle is set but when you have a large amount of RWHP you can experience rear wrap under load so pre-loading the pinion angle 1-2 degs. can be helpful but again, we are not dealing with that amount of HP with these trucks.
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I don't set the rear suspension up on a 4000hp car that cuts sub 1 second 60foot times.
I didn't get taught how to do that by Jerry Haas when we had a Haas built car.
I have no idea what I'm talking about....I just make this crap up as I go.
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I never said you didn't do all those things. I simply pointed out that you do not agree with yourself when posting in two threads.

Here is the point. So many people look at these forums for direction when they do not know or understand what to do next or how to handle a problem. This includes myself because unlike you I do not know it all nor do I have names of other people in my pocket to throw out when someone calles me out. And if it were just a mistake you would have replied as such! It would just be nice if guys would enjoy what they have for what it's worth and go on. If you want to post another shitty reply by all means feel free. I'm done with it.
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I know to take everyone's opinion with a grain of salt....after all, I don't have a tb spacer....lol again they worked magic on my firebird, wanted feedback on the truck use....
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