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Old 11-30-2011, 07:32 PM   #1
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suspension mod - has anyone tried this??

I ran across this on another forum. It apparently gets rid of the sway and teetering when steering, etc. It's an inexpensive fix, but I was wondering if anyone here has tried this. If so, does it work?


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Old 12-01-2011, 10:14 PM   #2
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I did see that fourm and moved both sway bars on my 2009 georgetown 350. I could not believe the difference.
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Old 12-01-2011, 11:05 PM   #3
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Second that, made the switch and a world of difference!
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Old 12-02-2011, 10:15 AM   #4
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I will have to give it a try myself then since you guys have tried it with good results. I was thinking of adding airbags or timbren's to get things more stable but if this works that's even better, thanks for the input.
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Old 12-03-2011, 08:44 PM   #5
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Mr Georgetown,
Thanks for the sway bar tip,
I'm going to crawl under my 2007 373
tomarrow and take a look.
...more to come
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Old 12-04-2011, 06:23 AM   #6
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ok, what kit did you purchase to make this change, and what difference in the ride did you experience?
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:11 PM   #7
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No kit just move the sway bar links to rear holes of the sway bar. It takes about a half hour to do both front and back.
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Old 12-04-2011, 12:38 PM   #8
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My ride comparison for a big vehicle has been between a full sized school bus, and my Georgetown. Remember, a school bus is constantly driven with back to back comparisons, both with a full load and an empty load. Motorhomes don't go through this drastic a change. The ride and handling are not even comparable. Of course they were both designed for two very different jobs. Combine that with the fact that the driver's seat in the Georgetown is much more plush.

Of course neither of these vehicles drives nearly as easily or as responsively as my family car......and we're not talking a high end vehicle where suspensions and related components are a priority in the design of the vehicle.

That being said......I'm always looking for better ways to improve any driving response for any vehilce.

Two questions......
This suspension mod to the positioining of the sway bar......what is the most noteable improvement experienced?
If an individual does make this change, should the vehilce be on it's tires, or lifted up onto it's jacks when the sway bar mount is repositioned?

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Old 12-04-2011, 08:26 PM   #9
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2007 373 Georgetown.
I don't know which way is better
but i did mine this afternoon with
tires on the ground.
Front & back
It was easy!
I'll use it this weekend
to see how much better it drives.
(I hope.)
Then i'll let you know what I think.
Stay tuned.
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Old 12-12-2011, 05:30 PM   #10
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Went on a 200 mile trip this weekend,
with the new sway bar fix.
It works great, seems to tighten-up the right and left
rocking going down the road.
I wonder why it dosen't come stock from the factory like this?
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