WANTED Front sway bar

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  1. 88_AHB

    88_AHB Well-Known Member

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    Looking for a front sway for my 88. Not sure if the AHB’s had a bigger diameter than the civilian or not.
     
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    I have a civilian sway bar.
     
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    I tried to look up the p/n for the front bar in my parts catalog ('79) to see if there were 2 different bars shown and,,,,,,,,they don't show a sway bar anywhere that I can find. Not in suspension, not in steering, nothing. Like it doesn't exist. Only '79 they list a front bar for is "M,Z" which is Omni/Horizon. Strange.......................

    Never mind! It's shown in "SPRINGS" for some odd reason. They show one p/n for Standard, another p/n for H.D. (Police/Taxi I assume) and another p/n for "w/o rear spring isolators", which I'd never heard of before. Those are for 2dr and 4 dr. Wagon lists the H.D. p/n for both Std and H.D. suspension.
    Whether any of that applies to later M-bodies, I can't say for sure.
     
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  4. 88_AHB

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    I'd assume theyre a bigger diameter for a AHB car.I know that firmfeel sells a few sway bars that might be larger than stock 1 1/8 and 1 1/4.But they're not exactly cheap around $330 or $350.
     
  5. BudW

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    The police A38/AHB (police) front sway bars are larger diameter than the others are.
    Also, the middle two bushings have a larger inner diameter and a smaller outer diameter, which means the brackets that attach to the K-frame are also different (from non-police versions).
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    These are the non-police version.


    The “w/o rear spring isolators” would be cars that came with the ISO delete kit, from the factory. I have only seen them on a few police cars. I suspect they might come standard on the kit cars, but not seen one in person, to confirm.
    BudW
     
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    88_AHB Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Bud for the info!