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Video: An Intro to How Sway Bars Work

Sway bars or — more accurately — anti-roll bars are designed to resist a vehicle’s tendency to pitch from side to side while cornering.

In today’s video, the vehicle-stability experts at Hellwig explain how sway bars improve a vehicle’s cornering ability to improve both comfort and safety.

Whether you’re driving a muscle car, truck, towing rig, or RV, sway bars are a relatively simple installation, and an ideal first upgrade for those wanting to improve stability and performance in their ride.

For more information on Hellwig’s heat-treating process for sway bar manufacturing, check out: Sway Bar Tech: Heat Treating and Why It’s Important.

Also, from long-time auto tech Wayne Scraba, you can learn how sway bars can improve your drag race car’s ability to hook up at the strip by reading: Improving Hook with Sway Bars on Drag Cars.

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2 Comments

  1. Pingback: Video: An Intro to How Sway Bars Work

  2. Harold Lovett says:

    Why does the sway bar have to be solid instead of hollow like gun drilled axles or center drilled bolts? Gun drilled axles have a better resistance to torsion and gun drilled bolts have a better resistance to shear affect.

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