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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
Total Produced: 45,000+ - Years Produced: 2001 to 2006.


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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 03:12:25 AM   #1
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Default Swaybars

Im looking to get some sway bars but i cant decide which one to get. Ground Control Slide Adjustable Swaybars or H&R Swaybars. There is a difference in price but I want to know what you guys have on your cars.
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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 03:22:17 AM   #2
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I have the same problem, but I spoke to doneven at ground control and I think I'll go with ground control.

www.ground-control-store.com
front sway bar * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
read sway bar * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
front sway bar end link adjustable * * * *
rear sway bar end link adjustable * * * * *
rear control arms * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 03:49:12 AM   #3
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Was looking into this as well.

GC, its adjustable and weighs less (its hollow).

Edit: Also comes with endlinks.
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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 03:50:07 AM   #4
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Was looking into this as well.

GC, its adjustable and weighs less (its hollow).
Same here
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I did notice that everything with the ground control swaybar is so different than every other swaybar kit, for example the ends of a regular swaybar has three holes on the end for you to adjust the stiffness but with the ground control you adjust the stiffness with the links. Ground control seems to be a well built kit
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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 07:26:43 AM   #6
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I'm going with Ground Control hands down. I think the GCs offfer far better ratios between front and rear bars than the H&Rs. I had the GCS bars on my E36 (large front, small rear) and loved them. They were far better than the TMS bars I had before them.
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Why do you want lighter when it comes to sways? The Turners are on sale and they are beefy.Felt really good with kwv3's. My 2 cents.
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can someone provide a source for the GC sways? I'm interested as well
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Old Thu, May-03-2012, 02:53:39 PM   #9
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GC sways, although nice, may be overkill for the street. If this is a street car, stick with the Turners/H&R.

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I will be going Turner. Pretty much maintenance free. The GC while very nice, require lubrication.
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