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Folks, I can’t believe the transformation of the car. My M6 already has Schnitzer suspension lowered 1.25 inches and rides on Schnitzer Type V forged magnesium 20” wheels with Pirelli’s P-Zero Corsa System tires 255-35 front and 295-30 rear.
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Please note that roads in Greece ( except very few ) have asphalt like ice ( well almost ). The car having 585 crank horses under the hood tended to move sideways even in fourth gear, and was very nervous even in a straight line, requiring continuous small wheel corrections. Not pleasant at all. We tried several settings with the RD sway bars and finally settled in the middle hole both front and rear. All the above symptoms disappeared like magic.<o:p></o:p>
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Even my semi racing tires that needed a good warm up in order to perform well, feel a lot more stickier now. There is absolutely no body roll. The car feels like a train moving on rails and only extreme acceleration in first and second gear in S6 mode can marginally destabilize it.<o:p></o:p>
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All in All I am extremely satisfied with my set-up now. I really wonder why other M6 owners do not pay attention to the sway bars, since the transformation of the car is like night and day.<o:p></o:p>
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Big thank you goes to Joe at Trinity Autosport and Eloy At RPI. Thanks guys.
 

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George, you are the man! Great report and photos.
 
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George, you are the man! Great report and photos.
David,

Thanks buddy. You should really consider installing these sway bars. WITHOUT any significant sacrifice in ride quality,

the car is totally different in road holding and active control.

It is a low cost ( 480$ ) mod, but as it turned out extremely significant.

What really impresses me is that VERY-VERY few, even extremely experienced board members, with very highly modded cars

have overlooked this mod.

In my humble opinion, the car should come from the factory, with better sway bars ( thus the expression " stabilizing bars" ).

Also a good word must be said for Joe at Trinity. He is a very cool and knowledgeable guy willing to help.

I highly recommend him. Eloy from RPI ( best guy around ), recommended Joe to me and I must say I am thoroughly satisfied.

George
 

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George,
I couldn't agree more with you. Although I have Dinan it makes a world of difference.
 

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Fantastic mod George!

Thanks for sharing.

Now you just added another item to my future mod list.

RPI folks are indeed the best.

I will contact Eloy when its time to do this mod.

Thanks again bud.
 

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Fantastic mod George!

Thanks for sharing.

Now you just added another item to my future mod list.

RPI folks are indeed the best.

I will contact Eloy when its time to do this mod.

Thanks again bud.
Dan, my good friend, trust me on this. These sway bars MUST be installed. Priority one in your future mod list.

By the way, I installed the Mtec DRL's. Will post pictures in this thread tonight. Fantastic !!!

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Your man ( and everyone's else interested ) for the Racing Dynamics sway bars is Joe at Trinity Autosport. Cool guy and very knowledgeable.

George
 

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Thanks for the info George! I'm having the same problem with handling, even with the OEM engine. Do you know if this part can be ordered somehow (online)?
Thanks,
Peter
 

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Dear George!

Ignorant as I am, I fail to understand how the sway bars have helped with the sideways motion of the car at launch etc.

As per my understanding, the sway bars would help you over steer, but they would not do anything to keep the car from going sideways on launch.

I am sure I am terribly wrong. :)
Hello Hasan,

How are you doing ?

Glad you read the post. Sway bars offer nothing in a straight line, WHEN YOU HAVE A DECENT ROAD UNDER YOUR WHEELS.

When, as in Greece, the roads are bumpy and in a mess, sway bars play a significant role even in straight line acceleration,

keeping the suspension under control, not allowing swinging and rolling of the car's body. To put it in a simpler way, each wheel

is not allowed to " do its own ", relieving the car and the driver from this nervousness to continously correct the steering.

Besides all the above I have to mention that sway bars do not only help you to oversteer a car when turning.

It depends on the setting. The stiffer the front sway bar, then UNDERSTEER. The stiffer the rear then OVERSTEER.

Experimenting helps each individual reach the desired results. My personal wish was to create an understeering set up, since

our roads here are so filthy and bumpy that uncontolled oversteer is very easy even with a 100 hp car.

I really hope I helped, although my explanations were not very technical nor scientific.

My best,

George:byee55amg
 

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Hey George,

Thanks to your review I've put my order in with Trinity today. Looking forward to seeing the differences! Cheers
 

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Hey George,

Thanks to your review I've put my order in with Trinity today. Looking forward to seeing the differences! Cheers
You did the right thing. Keep me posted. You will be delighted dear friend.

My personal recomendation. Set both sway bars in the middle hole. You will be amazed.

Cheers,

George
 
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