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Old 11-28-2010, 03:52 PM
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Stock sway bar size

Alright i searched this up and down and all i was finding were different honda sizes, i looked on the forum and found nothing about stock sizes so can anyone tell me what is the stock size for front and rear sway bars on a 5th gen prelude?

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Re: Stock sway bar size

I know my neuspeed bar for the front of the 4th is the same size as the OEM, but it is not hollow like the OEM unit is. It also weighs about 8lb more than the OEM bar.

Several things go into making a stiffer bar, not only the outer diameter, but if it is hollow or solid, obviously the solid will be stronger. The most important part of the sway bar is arm length, this is were the sway rate is made. A shorter arm will give you more sway rate.

I want to say OEM sizes are 24mm front and 19mm rear.
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Re: Stock sway bar size

yes, dawns is correct. it's a 19mm hollow sway bar
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Re: Stock sway bar size

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The most important part of the sway bar is arm length, this is were the sway rate is made. A shorter arm will give you more sway rate.
you sure about that? i have the progress bar and i set it on the shortest setting and its noticeably stiffer then the longest setting.
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you sure about that? i have the progress bar and i set it on the shortest setting and its noticeably stiffer then the longest setting.
def going to agree with beaker on this one. the shorter it is the stiffer it feels.
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Re: Stock sway bar size

Sway bars are measused in how many lbs it takes to move the mount 1 inch, known as sway rate. Measured in lb/in. Thus a higher sway rate would be stiffer.
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Re: Stock sway bar size

interesting. thank you. i learned something new today.
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Re: Stock sway bar size

im going with Tanabe
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im going with Tanabe
I was looking into a tanabe front as well. nothing beats the progress rear though
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Re: Stock sway bar size

tanabe are cheap , but good. i guy with a true jdm sir cd5 has it , and likes it
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uh huh.. because automatically anyone with a TRUE jdm sir cd5 knows exactly whats best. anything he gets MUST BE THE BEST.. i mean he does own a TRUE jdm sir cd5.

any time someone says they're getting something and references that something as being cheap i always get the urge to remind them,
cheap and reliable isn't fast
cheap and fast isn't reliable
fast and reliable isn't cheap

tanabe is cheap and reliable.. so with that given, what is it NOT.... FAST

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nothing beats the progress rear though
truer words have never been spoken.
progress isn't cheap and it most certainly is reliable.. so what does that make it.. FAST
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