Re: [Chrysler300] Strut / Torsion bars
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Re: [Chrysler300] Strut / Torsion bars



Hello, everyone:

My experience in swapping torsion bars has been looking at the end where the last 3 digits tell of the part number. Also, be careful to distinguish  right from left. 

Best,
Ron Kurtz
E #292 
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On Mon, 6/20/16, charlies@xxxxxxxxxxxx [Chrysler300] <Chrysler300-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

 Subject: [Chrysler300] Strut / Torsion bars
 To: Chrysler300@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 Date: Monday, June 20, 2016, 9:55 AM
 
 
  
 
 
 
   
 
 
     
       
       
       
 Hi Group,
 Last year I installed a factory sway bar on my 62 Sport.
 In discussion with Dave Dumais at the MaCunngie meet, he
 said that it was likely that the strut rods on the donner
 (Newport) car were likely larger dia. Upon inspection, I
 found that this was indeed true. My current strut rods
 measure approx. .015 smaller than the Newport.
 Also, a measurement of the torsion bars also reveals a
 difference. My Sport measures approx. 970 dia. and the
 Newport at approx 1.010 dia. 
 So the question is - Would it be worthwhile to swap out
 these parts to my Sport. I guess I'm wondering what
 difference, if any, would I notice in ride quality /
 handling. 
 Thanks, Charlie in Ottawa
  
  
 
 
 
     
      
 
     
     
 
 
 
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