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Old 09-25-2018, 09:05 PM
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Looking to put a Helwig sway? Anti-sway? Bar on my 2011 FX4. But am unsure which is which. Both have good and similar reviews. So... Are they the same thing only worded differently or are they two different products? I googled this question and got no answers there. Maybe I'm just over thinking it..
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i think you are thinking of the same thing, just using different names. they only make one product for the rear of our trucks. you can use this link and see which kit number you need.

http://www.hellwigproducts.com/looku...2011&Make=Ford

i love mine. added it at the same time i went to 5100s and it transformed my truck. better ride (a little stiffer but you will barely notice and get accustomed to in no time) and the rear doesn't jump all over the place on bumps anymore. great for towing as well.
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Same thing! I have two words for Ya! DO It!!
Just like Nineball, I installed one on my '13 SCrew at the same time I installed 5100's. I also removed my lift blocks. The difference in handling is night and day!
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Thanks guys!
Mike from TN..do I need to remove my rear blocks to install? I took out my stock 1 1/4" and added .a pair of 2 1/2" blocks to level it out when iinstalled the bilsteins at 2.1" and like the look. Not about all that saggin'.. or the Carolina whatever thier calling it..lol

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Thanks guys!
Mike from TN..do I need to remove my rear blocks to install? I took out my stock 1 1/4" and added .a pair of 2 1/2" blocks to level it out when iinstalled the bilsteins at 2.1" and like the look. Not about all that saggin'.. or the Carolina whatever thier calling it..lol
you do not need to remove the blocks to install. I removed mine to level the truck without lifting to front. It's 4WD but I was going for a "street" look. The sway bar installation is very straightforward. I did it on my back in a gravel driveway without even jacking up the truck. Took about 45 minutes.
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Anybody have any input on Belltech sway bars? Thier $100 cheaper and about 1/4" smaller in diameter. I know belltech is a reputable name but have no experience with any of thier parts.
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you do not need to remove the blocks to install. I removed mine to level the truck without lifting to front. It's 4WD but I was going for a "street" look. The sway bar installation is very straightforward. I did it on my back in a gravel driveway without even jacking up the truck. Took about 45 minutes.
Thanks Mike!
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I have the Helwig anti-sway bar on my truck as well. A decent improvement in handling. Reduces the lean when you corner, and it makes the steering a bit more responsive. Reduced understeer, and you can get into oversteer if you want. I like it.
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I had one on my 13. Didn't realize how much I liked it until I bought my 18. It will be getting one soon.
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Did any of you experiment with the different levels of adjustment? I was running short on time and just threw it together on the lightest setting, wondering if it's worth staying late and lifting it back up to go to a different setting.
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