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3/4" front sway bar for all Spridgets, complete with all mounting hardware.
Sway Bar Information and Theory
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A car has "neutral" steering when while turning in tight circle at moderate speed the car will complete the circle at approximately the same position across the diameter of the circle.
All production cars are designed with "understeer" since in the minds of the engineers this is safer and easier to control.
A basic rule of thumb, ignoring the effects of tires, horsepower, etc.: If the car oversteers (back-end slides) you increase the size of the front sway bar; if the car understeers or "pushes", then you incease the size of the rear bar. You can look at changing the size (or installing) a sway bar in two ways; if the cars "pushes" at the front you install a bar at the rear to force it to have less traction and thus making the car more neutral, or the technically correct logic says that you are changing the weight transfer characteristics of the front by transferring more load from the front to the rear.
The stock Bugeye was not supplied from the factory with any sway bars, later spridgets have a small front bar. This minimized the tendency for the car to be tail happy (spin-out/oversteer). The higher your cornering expectations, the higher the horsepower, the bigger the tires, the more you will have to adjust sway bars.