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what a HUGE diff , my car handles almost completly flat at all times now. i love the way it goes into turns so well now and it feels like the rear tires follow the front's perfectly while carving into turns. ..makes me wonder why i waited so long to buy a big rear sway bar ..with the front bar, KYB's all around and eibach springs up front this thing sure does handle like a champ now, i love it, i cant say enough good things about it
 

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I love the effect of my rear bar also. You have done the Shelby drop haven't you/ I didn't see it in the list at the bottom of your post but that could be because you ran out of room.

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Next step - have sub-frames installed. This in combo with the sway bar is awesome.
 

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I have a 1970 Mach1 with sub frame connectors but no front or rear sway bar....Will it make that big of a difference??? It doesn't feel bad now but you guys have me very curious.....in case you are wondering why it does not have either...The car was a drag car and the previous owner removed them.....
 

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Unbelievable difference. My 68 conv. has standard suspension, I didn't do anything to it other than new shocks. The ride is a soft "old car" feel to it. The 67 FB has 620 one inch drop springs on the front plus a one inch sway bar and on the back new leaf springs and a three quarter inch sway bar with new shocks all the around also. This car has a very firm race car feel to it, no and I mean no roll while cornering. I was astounded with the difference. By the way both cars have 289's and auto tansmissions.
 

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sub frames are in my future for certain ...after feeling the difference in handling just from the rear bar , im curious to see if the sub frames would improve it that much more. but as it stands i cant believe how well the car can handle.. and no, i dont have the shelby A arm mod done to my car. i may get around to it when i do the front end rebuild bc i know it could use one.
 

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Just sharing our experience. The 620 springs may be too much. For our 66 we went with a 1 1/4" RSB 7/8" FSB combo, TCI non-coil over front-did the shelby upper A-Arm relo, weld on sub frame connectors, KYB gas stocks, Polygraphite bushings & a shelby-R front cross member. Even prior to the subframe and cross member adds the springs were too tight for us. Now we are entertaining steping down as far as 485lb springs.

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How do you link those eibach springs up front? Those are the progressive rated spring correct? Did you cut a half coil out to lower the front?
 
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