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Old March 18th 2013, 23:48
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Sway what?

So does anyone have an informed opinion on which sway bars will play nice with a bug @ 5speed front trans mount?
My build in particular is a 915 stuffed in with full 87 944T rear suspension.
I haven't purchased the bug @ 5speed parts yet, as I'm trying to figure out the swaybar mounting. I did see some really great fab work posted on here that used the trans cone but not the mount in favor of a wonderfully brewed home job with porsche hanger mounts.
If I chose to stick with the bug @ 5speed front mount, is there another sway bar that might fit? With reasonable fabrication of course. 996 or 928 maybe?
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Old March 19th 2013, 21:07
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The only way to get a sway bar to fit is to weld inner mounts onto the torsion housing tall enough to clear the front mounting point on a 901/915 convert. I have done the measuring on mine with a 944 bar still using the outside (springplate) mounting points. It would have been complete with pics, but when I stripped the 944 torsion housing of the parts I needed. I forgot to cut the factory inner sway bar mounting points off before taking it to the scrap metal dump
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Old March 23rd 2013, 13:13
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I've been looking at the kersher mounts for the very same application..... Wondering of they will work as a bolt on option
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Old April 10th 2013, 13:31
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You can buy those inner sway bar mount bracket parts from porsche brand new.
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Old April 11th 2013, 04:43
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Hi

The 944 bracket is in two pieces, the one on torsion tube is welded, the one that bolts to it is the same as a 1302 or 1303 front sway bar mount.

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Old April 11th 2013, 04:58
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Hi

The 944 bracket is in two pieces, the one on torsion tube is welded, the one that bolts to it is the same as a 1302 or 1303 front sway bar mount.

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You can buy the welded part of the bracket from porsche new
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Old April 11th 2013, 18:27
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Hi

I have the latest PET on my system and the welded part is not listed as a part in either the stabiliser section or the rear axle carrier section.

It might be listed as a repair part.

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Old April 13th 2013, 08:24
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I have the latest PET on my system and the welded part is not listed as a part in either the stabiliser section or the rear axle carrier section.

It might be listed as a repair part.

Steve
Your right, I had a look too and its not there, anymore

It was as far back as 2008/9 I bought them though. The link to the page I got the part number from (was an extract from PET) was on my old work desktop which is long gone now.
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Old April 13th 2013, 23:58
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I have the Topline rear swaybar kit and I have my own front mount I designed for the 901 transmission which is very similar to the 5speed one. The sway bar seems to clear the mount fine. I can try to get pictures up tomorrow. Not sure if they will contact each other once the car is lowered.
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Old April 18th 2013, 01:39
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So how about those photos? I'm keen to see how it's all stuffed in.
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Old April 19th 2013, 00:23
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Thx for reminding me.







I'm still concerned about clearance once the motor is in, whether or not the whole bar will contact the front mount.
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