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utley

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isnt that basically what I said? when you turn, the top of the tire will want to toe in while the bottom of the tire will want to toe out. sway bar prevents that. that the way Ive always thought about it.
 

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isnt that basically what I said? when you turn, the top of the tire will want to toe in while the bottom of the tire will want to toe out. sway bar prevents that. that the way Ive always thought about it.

So the top of the tire vs the bottom of the tire is camber, not toe. The sway bar does not affect camber. It's essentially a torsion spring using resistance to twisting force to combat the centrifugal force that causes body roll and, at the extreme end, tire lift. If both tires go up over a bump at the same time, say a speed bump taken straight on, the sway bar does nothing because both ends lift and fall at the same time, so no twist. But if you turn, the inside tire wants to lift due to inertia wanting the car to keep moving in a straight line (centrifugal force). That causes the sway bar to twist, putting downward force on the tire that's wanting to lift, reducing body roll and tire lift.
 

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isnt that basically what I said? when you turn, the top of the tire will want to toe in while the bottom of the tire will want to toe out. sway bar prevents that. that the way Ive always thought about it.
What you're saying is that the sway bar affects steering geometry...it doesn't
Docwagon1776 explained it perfectly
 

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Little strange seeing a Gen 3 Ram in Norway. Very cool though. You have to be the only one in the area with a Ram truck?
37" tires are pretty big and pricey. If it's a farm truck you might get better towing/hauling performance with a smaller tire? Not 100% certain, maybe someone with more knowledge can chime in.
 
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