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Old 02-18-2007, 02:01 PM
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Default Sway bar question

I have a 61 T-bird that I would like to convert over to a later model suspension (64-66) on the front. I'm not sure which specific year it is off of. What I want to do is upgrade the sway bar when I do this conversion. I am not sure which model year of sway bar I should order, a 61 or 64-66? The reason I'm doing this is for the added safety of the disc brakes and the improved handling of my car. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 02-18-2007, 04:07 PM
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You can get heavier duty sway bars for your year Thunderbird from several of the T-Bird suppliers. I found that even just changing the end bushings to polygraphite improved the handling of my car. You can get polygraphite busing from PST Suspension http://www.p-s-t.com/ . It is a quick and inexpensive upgrade.
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Default Sway bar bushing for a 62

Went to the sway bar site mentioned in the above thread but didn't see any parts for a 62 tbird. Are the bushing a one size fits all or did I just miss something?
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The stabilizer end bushings are the same for nearly every American car from that era. It is the length of the bolt and tube that varies.
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Was the replacement just removing the old and isntalling the new? Is additional alignment work necessary as well?
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The sway bar does not affect the alignement. To change the bushings, you just need to remove the bolts at the ends of the sway bar.
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