Front Sway bar

Discussion in '1970 - 1973 Specific' started by falc, Sep 24, 2019.

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    falc New Member

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    I am restoring a 1970 Camaro that does not have a front sway bar. I ordered one online that is a 33mm, or 1.3". It seams really big for the car, and it does not appear that it will fit the original mounting holes or clear the idler arm. Any suggestions? I may be able to make it work, but it will be really tight.

    I appreciate the advice.

    Dan
     
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    Zspoiler Veteran Member

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    What do you plan to do with the car?.And what brand of bar ?Because mounting sway bars should be no issue mounting them .Since the car was designed to have the.
     
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    It supposed to be 1" depending on what type of Camaro. The link below has information about the 1970 Camaro suspension. Hopefully, someone who has a 70 Camaro can comment on your post too. Welcome to the board and good luck on your restoration.

    http://nastyz28.com/camaro/70zsusp.html
     
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    My base model Camaro came with a 15/16 front sway bar and no rear sway bar.
     
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    I have the OEM 1" front and 11/16" rear sway bars from my 1971 Z28 if you are interested.
     
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    Gary S Administrator Lifetime Gold Member

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    Aftermarket sway bars sometimes don't fit like factory ones. The 1970 Camaro had a 15/16" or 1" one depending on options. The 1970 Firebirds had similar ones, but the Trans Am optioned Firebird had a 1.25" front bar. The Trans Am 1.25" bar fits perfectly on the Camaro if you use the Trans Am brackets with it. That is what I currently have on my 1970 Camaro.
    Aftermarket ones might need some modification to fit. You have to figure that part out using the front bar you have.
     
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    It's big because most likely it's a hollow tubular bar, get your money back and use a 1.25" front bar from a Trans am.
     
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    just normal driving on the street
     
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    It is solid and very heavy. I think it is over kill.
     
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    What do you want for it, and I am Raleigh, what do you think shipping would be.
     

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