1. ir3333

    ir3333 Well-Known Member

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    the newer 1.03" 20 degree clocked bars have been out for awhile now.
    ...for those who have installed them...your comments?
     
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    tekslk Well-Known Member

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    What does 20 degree clocked mean?
     
  3. AlV

    AlV Crabs in a barrel

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    My understanding is that the bars are built with a certain amount of twist into them. In this case the twist is 20*, meaning if you lay the bar on a flat surface and look down its length, placing the hexagonal end closest to you on a flat side you will see that the hexagonal end furthest from you is rotated, twisted or (clocked) 20* from the end closest to you.

    Someone keep me honest here.

    AlV
     
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    vntned Well-Known Member

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    I'm running them in my '64. No complaints. Good ride and plenty of adjustability for me! I also went with two inch drop spindles so I could be lower and still maintain plenty of suspension travel.

    The car feels much more like a modern car now. Once I adds sway bars front and rear, I imagine it'll be even better!
     
  5. tekslk

    tekslk Well-Known Member

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    Mine had 6 cyl bars I changed to 340 bars with sway bars and thought what a difference, so a little was good more would be great, so Im thinkin 1" or 1.03
     
  6. halifaxhops

    halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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    I have the 1.03 in my dart and right now the 225 is in it and they are great so far.
     
  7. purplehazenils

    purplehazenils Well-Known Member

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    Can anyone comment on how much harder the ride quality becomes? I think my stock t bars are pretty stiff with a 15" wheel.
     
  8. halifaxhops

    halifaxhops It's going to get stupid around here! FABO Gold Member

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    Its is a little a lot stiffer but I had .893? stock 6 bars in it. It is comfortable not like a brick though. I have them in for the 440 swap this summer.
     
  9. YoungBlood

    YoungBlood Jolt the Squares

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    Mine installed like a charm. The ride is much better than my stock bars.

    I don't feel they ride "hard" at all. The car feels just right for modern driving scenarios (a-hole drivers, avoiding late brake'r KIA's, hitting a turn lane on a yellow light and accelerating through before the police see anything, etc). Front end road feel combined with constant tire contact to the ground is much more apparent. My stock bars felt lazy. I couldn't be happier now.
     
  10. Dustert73

    Dustert73 Stripping bolts since ‘10

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    When I bought mine I asked the guy from pst what 20* clocking meant, and he said it drops the front of the car by one inch.
     
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    Installed them in my /6 Duster with KYB's and front sway bar. Not a bad ride, much nicer to drive.
     
  12. YoungBlood

    YoungBlood Jolt the Squares

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    I can get my front end incredibly low. Like, several inches lower. Pretty sweet considering the car has dual-duty's (daily drive or autocross).
     
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    Dustert73 Stripping bolts since ‘10

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    That's what I'm hoping to do with mine
     
  14. cudajames

    cudajames FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    I just ordered these and bilstein shocks. After everything that I have read, there are high hopes for improved ride/handling. Especially on the poor roads of the bay area

    I will update in after install
     
  15. straightlinespeed

    straightlinespeed Sometimes I pretend to be normal FABO Gold Member

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    I installed some in my car over the winter.. Sadly I have not had it out on the road yet, to give you a report on the ride. I notice that when I jounce the car it feels stiffer, but I think its going to be a very nice improvement over the stock bars.
     
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