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    I don't know what to do here! (UR sway bar broke)

    Today I heard a rattle like loose exhaust or broken suspension......

    Now I have around 30000 miles on the sway bar I got in the group buy. I don't rally, offroad, or beat my car.

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    Now if this had failed while going around a corner or while turning sharply and I had crashed I'd be pissed.

    The issue I have right now is my snot drives like....well SNOT.

    We all bought our mirages to save money and be penny pinchers, and now I am going to have to buy another sway bar and hope the next one doesn't break.

    If anybod has info on what I should do, please point me in the right direction.

    And For the love of all things cars, be careful with your sway bars!!!!



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    Dang! That stinks.

    Could you tell it was the swaybar by driving? You just got a before/after.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ednevell View Post
    Today I heard a rattle like loose exhaust or broken suspension......

    Now I have around 30000 miles on the sway bar I got in the group buy. I don't rally, offroad, or beat my car.

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    Well, that definitely isn't a endorsement of Ultra's build quality if this happened.



    Now if this had failed while going around a corner or while turning sharply and I had crashed I'd be pissed.

    The issue I have right now is my snot drives like....well SNOT.

    We all bought our mirages to save money and be penny pinchers, and now I am going to have to buy another sway bar and hope the next one doesn't break.

    If anybod has info on what I should do, please point me in the right direction.

    And For the love of all things cars, be careful with your sway bars!!!!
    Well, that definitely isn't an endorsement of Ultra's build quality if this happened!

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        click to view fuel log View my fuel log 2015 Mirage ES 1.2 automatic: 40.7 mpg (US) ... 17.3 km/L ... 5.8 L/100 km ... 48.9 mpg (Imp)


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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    Dang! That stinks.

    Could you tell it was the swaybar by driving? You just got a before/after.

    Yes a huge difference, when your used to not swaying in the sea, and then all the sudden it gets really iffy.

    I noticed a difference as soon as it went, but didn't know it was the sway bar till i got out and checked.

    This really sucks, now Ima have to rock the wavy ride.

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    Have you contacted Ultra Racing?

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    Rear sway bars aren't the best for rally or offroad racing anyhow, but that sucks. It's building up a pretty decent amount of rust where it mounts, and the fact that it came apart under normal driving conditions ensures I don't want one of these.

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    What exactly broke? Was it the plate, or the fasteners? The fasteners look rusty.

    More details please.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RedRage View Post
    Rear sway bars aren't the best for rally or offroad racing anyhow, but that sucks. It's building up a pretty decent amount of rust where it mounts, and the fact that it came apart under normal driving conditions ensures I don't want one of these.
    Have you thought about buying a rust preventative to spray over and stop mother nature's natural weigth reduction?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eggman View Post
    What exactly broke? Was it the plate, or the fasteners? The fasteners look rusty.

    More details please.
    The plate failed, looks like it cam apart at the fastener holes and partially near the bar. Need my car for work, now ima walk tonight. thing is floppin all over under there!

    Just so you guys know Evan at Next gen tuning is being super awesome! I hope it works out but I have a feeling I will be rocking NO bar. Just dont have the funds to replace it, being a pizza delivery guy 20 hours a week.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cleartec View Post
    Have you thought about buying a rust preventative to spray over and stop mother nature's natural weigth reduction?
    My understanding is it shouldn't have rusted like that in the first place. I have seen plenty of other cars with under braces, sway bars, and they are still rockin clean UR stuff.



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