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Re: Coupe GT Anti-sway....

>> I modified a 1988 Chevy Camaro 35mm sway bar to fit the Coupe.

> Tell me more!
> 82 coupe

First of all you have to change to the 1986 and up subframe and 
control arms.  Subframe especially becouse it has a different 
mounting brakets for the sway bar.
You take a sway bar from a Camaro (look for Iroc-Z) with everything 
i.e. brakets links bushings etc.
You cut a section of the bar from each side closest to the link 
mounting becouse of the forces involved.  This is where having the 
subframe out of the car helps.  You can measure exactly where to cut 
by mounting the bar and seeing buy how much.  Remember the distance 
from the strut itself as well as the driveshaft position to aid in 
cutting position.
I used the Camaro lins just becouse I had few Audi links break on me 
already and Camaro one is thicker and straight.  You have to hone out 
the metal tube inserts from the control arm bushings to make the 
Camaro links fit.
The bar is hollow and if you have a mig welder, not a problem to weld 
back together.
The car has almost (I left the rubber bushings though) no sway and 
surprizingly didn't add any understeer!?


Martin Pajak

1982 Coupe TURBO (473,150 km)
1984 4000s quattro (soon to be a rally car)
1986 4000s quattro (300,000 km)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (for sale)