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Old 05-31-2019, 03:56 PM   #1
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POL Sway bars 1960-1962

Anyone install the POL swaybars onto a 1960 through 62 front and rear suspension?
The front - do I need to install the spacers between the brackets and the frame? They have goofy brackets for the rear end links as well.

I want to see how they look installed. And any other tips welcomed.
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Old 05-31-2019, 04:38 PM   #2
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

I have not but make sure the rear bar is actually for a 62. I have seen many companies list 63-66 sway bars as if they fit a 62. Let us know if it fits. I have been looking a long time for one that will actually fit on a 62. When I ordered a sway bar for a 77 c10 that was lowered 2 inches in the front I needed the spacers.
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

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I have not but make sure the rear bar is actually for a 62. I have seen many companies list 63-66 sway bars as if they fit a 62. Let us know if it fits. I have been looking a long time for one that will actually fit on a 62. When I ordered a sway bar for a 77 c10 that was lowered 2 inches in the front I needed the spacers.
Thats why I bought POL cause they specifically stated they were for 60-62 only.

https://www.performanceonline.com/19...ormance-front/

https://www.performanceonline.com/19...r-Coil-Spring/
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Thats why I bought POL cause they specifically stated they were for 60-62 only.

https://www.performanceonline.com/19...ormance-front/

https://www.performanceonline.com/19...r-Coil-Spring/
wow that's awesome. Now I have to start saving my pennies.
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

I used POL rear sway bar on my 62. The install was pretty straight forward. I ordered the "lowered" kit but the bolts were still to long so i had to replace the bolts and eliminate the spacer. Im happy with the quality and performance.
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I used POL rear sway bar on my 62. The install was pretty straight forward. I ordered the "lowered" kit but the bolts were still to long so i had to replace the bolts and eliminate the spacer. Im happy with the quality and performance.
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

I purchased a front one but have yet to install it....
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I used POL rear sway bar on my 62. The install was pretty straight forward. I ordered the "lowered" kit but the bolts were still to long so i had to replace the bolts and eliminate the spacer. Im happy with the quality and performance.
How much is yours lowered in the rear?
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

I used to have one on a '61, but wasn't happy about having something straddling my trailing arms so close to the ground. I scrapped that thing, thinking i would get a junkyard version that more closely followed the rear end, but after driving without it for a while I never even missed it so I just stuck with the front end only.
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How much is yours lowered in the rear?
its notched, with lowering blocks and air spring so i dont know what the total drop measured out to
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

Installed the sway bars. not a big deal, just lots of drilling.
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

Now I have do decide if I want Santa to bring me a rear sway bar or a subwoofer for Christmas.
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Now I have do decide if I want Santa to bring me a rear sway bar or a subwoofer for Christmas.
Sway bar is more fun, it actually fits in the truck as compared to a sub. And you can find a sub on craigslist.
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Re: POL Sway bars 1960-1962

Nice!! So you have to drill into the lower control arm? Any chance you can post a close up picture of the LCA mount please ?
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Nice!! So you have to drill into the lower control arm? Any chance you can post a close up picture of the LCA mount please ?
Yeah I did, about 2" outwards from the holes already in the lower a arms. Its just an L bracket.


As a matter of fact, I have two extra that came with the rear kit that weren't needed. PM me
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