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Old 10-12-2015, 06:34 AM   #1
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04 Ram 1500 4x4 Need rear sway bar advice which one?

Hi, I want to add a rear sway bar to my truck, I will be adding a aftermarket rear diff cover also, which rear bar do you guys recommend? I did research but some people say certain ones don't work with Aftermarket covers and so on but most of my research came up with old posts and some of the bars are not even made anymore.

Would a factory one off a newer truck fit?

Are there ones that require less fabrication to install?

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I have an aftermarket PML oversized cover and the Hellwig bar that I installed works just fine .
PS: Mine is a 2WD - not sure if the 4x4 has a different set of circumstances but I do think it will fit with no problems...

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I have an aftermarket PML oversized cover and the Hellwig bar that I installed works just fine .
PS: Mine is a 2WD - not sure if the 4x4 has a different set of circumstances but I do think it will fit with no problems...

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Old 10-12-2015, 06:50 PM   #5
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Is helwig one of the more popular choices? Seems Helwig and Beltech are the only ones making after market, Maybe Addco.
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They are probably all good...certainly much better than stock or without one at all. I DO prefer the Hellwig because it is very beefy, easy to install and requires no additional modifications other than a very simple relocation of the brake line on the right side of your axle. Although the others do seem good they often are more difficult to install and have more parts to contend with .


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I'd like to add one soon along with replacing the end links on the front one.
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BelTech requires drilling. The Hellwig just needs the nuts run down the threaded rods, using WD-40. They're a lot easier to install if you do that first.
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Anyone have any good pics?
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BelTech requires drilling. The Hellwig just needs the nuts run down the threaded rods, using WD-40. They're a lot easier to install if you do that first.
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