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I am preparing my RS for B Street in AutoX for next year and want the lightest, stiffest front sway bar. What are the recommended options? What is the weight of the stock front anti-sway bar?
 

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I have Eibach's set (F&R) on order. Will check when they arrive.
 
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How much do you have to spend? For a few billion I will make you one of carbyne. Lightest and stiffest front sway bar around.
 

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Ah **** I only have 100 million to spend. Although I wouldn't be opposed to some custom work....
 

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I believe that WL front bar is nominal 26mm bar with approx 27mm equivalent dia at full stiff (adj 3 position ~25/26/27)...but like almost all aftrmkt bars it is solid so it is heavier than stock.
 

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I believe that WL front bar is nominal 26mm bar with approx 27mm equivalent dia at full stiff (adj 3 position ~25/26/27)...but like almost all aftrmkt bars it is solid so it is heavier than stock.
I was afraid of that. With the level of local and national competition I will be facing I am looking for any advantage I can get and shaving weight is always favorable.
 

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I would question the tradeoff of an additional 2 pounds that low to the ground vs the benefit of less roll/more grip in auto-x ....but I'm not a racer.
 

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Didn't weigh my Eibach rear bar but it's hollow and didn't feel heavier than stock. It sure helped with the understeer with otherwise stock suspension.
 

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Why would you only add a front bar? Aren’t we talking more understeer with a FSB?
To stay in street class, I can only add one bar. I don't want the rear because the car already rotates enough as it is. You are correct in that in SOME circumstances it will increase understeer but in other areas such as the slalom it should improve the grip.
 

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How about drilling a new hole in your stock front bar? And adding a rear bar.

Anything in the rules about modified factory bars?
 

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How about drilling a new hole in your stock front bar? And adding a rear bar.

Anything in the rules about modified factory bars?
Yup. Modifying one is the same allowance as replacing the stock one. SCCA street only allows one change.

Based on talking to other quick, national FoRS guys, I went with the Whiteline in the front.
Once I had some time with it, I posted meaningfully impeovedr times relative to other top, national level talent at my local events.
 

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Did you run it on the softest setting? That seems to be the most desirable setup from what I understand.
 
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