Thread: Roll bar help
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      10-08-2012, 11:06 AM   #5
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Drives: 2011 E92 335i
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I have the front and rear M3 bars (not sure E90/E92/etc). The rear is too stiff on the track which makes it tricky for a less experienced driver; the car will oversteer before it understeers.

We are RWD; just use the gas pedal to bring the rear around, you don't need a stiffer sway bar to reduce grip back there. Only on FWD cars does it make sense to do a stiff rear sway, they don't have many other options to help bring the rear around.

Edit: also it hasn't been mentioned, but installing the rear sway is expensive because it requires lowering the subframe + mandatory alignment. I would replace my M3 bar with the stock one if it didn't cost so much.
2011 BMW 335i E92 - Le Mans Blue, 6MT, M Sport. JRZ RS Pro, Quaife LSD, BMW Perf Exhaust

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