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rear sway bar install
« on: May 21, 2013, 06:44:15 AM »
does anyone have pics of the mustang ii sway bar installed in there pinto?!?!? looking to install one in my 75 bobcat hatchback and just want to see what all is needed in parts and mounting points!!!
 
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i have found a couple on ebay but all look different!
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Re: rear sway bar install
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2013, 10:31:05 AM »
How the Sway bar will mount is dependent on the U bolt Perch plates. This dictates a conversion to V6 rear shocks as the lower eye won't fit the 4 cylinder plates My 72 has the whole v6 Mustang II setup  with sway bar attached to the perch plates. The end links with triangular pivot plates are attached to the floor pan under the rear seat. NOTE: the metal is not thick enough here to expect the floor to not fatigue and crack where the triangular pivots for the end links mount. You will need to weld in some steel plates about 4X6 inch to spread the load around. I've had no problems since with this setup for racing. If you need photos I can try and get them for U. Car is in storage now though.
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Re: rear sway bar install
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2013, 03:40:09 PM »
more info this is a fatory v6 car,
1975 mercury bobcat 2.8 auto
1978 mercury bobcat wagon 2.3l - soon to have a 88 tc drive line
1975 ford pinto - drag car - 2.3l w/t5 trans - project car