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hi!

i want t replace the existing rear swaybar at my mach1, because it's way too weak. therefore, i ordered one from mustangsplus: item 0644: http://www.mustangsplus.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=MPFMP&Product_Code=00644

now that i seen both directly next to each other, i noticed that the mustangsplus one is somewhat shorter and bent different.

has anyone installed such a swaybar on an 70 mach1 already? i am not sure if it fits...

thanx!!

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The Mustangplus one is most likely an aftermarket "one size fits all" bar that will have its own hardware kit and frame brackets. It would be designed to go on a regular Mustang that did not have a bar as opposed to a direct replacement for a '70 mach 1's Stu
 

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I have bought several swaybars from Mustangsplus and it is as "CaptVirgilHilts" says.
"universal" and somtimes it doesn't fit at all
One time i had to adjust the angle with the help of a little heat from the torchwelder.


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thanx for your answers... now i am thinking about reproducing the original one. i've got specialist here in germany who would copy the original swaybar, just a bit thicker and stiffer...
 

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FYI.....Swaybars are not made of just any Steel. The Yield has to be very high to allow the bar to be twisted over and over again. If the steel you use has a low yield, the bar will eventually tear or break.
Also the bar you bought has shorter "arms" which will increase the bar rate without going to a larger diameter steel, which inturn is lighter........ and weight is speed!




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