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I already have the Ultra Racing front strut bar and was thinking about getting their rear sway bar. I'm not planning on lowering it and about the only other suspension mod I'll be doing is upgrading the tires down the road. I added a large rear sway bar on my Elantra GT (from a Tiburon) and the difference was amazing. It virtually eliminated body roll. But that car had a different rear suspension setup. i was upgrading the sway bar that already was there stock.

With our torsion bar rear suspension, will adding the UR sway bar be a noticeable upgrade?
 

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I would suspect that the rear bar you mention would be pretty effective, at least more so that the rear bar that goes in the trunk. You looking on ebay or the UR website?
 

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rear bar will almost definitely decrease the understeer. $100 is pretty reasonable for the limited aftermarket we have. I'm working on getting my suspension set up with front and rear bars and coilovers at the very least, but I want to start autocrossing it. Less understeer would make the car more fun to drive everyday, too, though
 

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I know a few people here have the bar. I would like to hear from them.
 

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My biggest problem with this car is that the ride is really jittery and loose in the rear. I don't see how tightening up the front with another bar before adding some control in the back makes sense. I realize they're two different cars but on my Elantra the rear anti-sway made the biggest difference and I did quite a bit to that car including front and rear strut bars. I guess I'll hold off on buying it.
 
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i have the rear strut bar... it connects to sheet metal, not even the strut towers. and the rear stabilizer bar, connects to the bottom of the springs.... which is connected to a solid axle. so it really doesnt do that much. i mean understeer is fixed, but for it to really work, youre gonna need all the bars in the back. so thats about $500.
 

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The UR rear sway bar certainly reduced the jittery effect. Along with a front strut bar, the rear sway bar should be next on your list.
The remaining 2 and 4 point chassis bars also greatly improve the handling as well. With everything in place + lowering springs + 18" wheel/tire package, this Koup handles like a go-kart. 'Cornering like it's on rails' is an understatement.
As for the rear upper strut bar, IMO I didn't find a need for it. Others have found it beneficial though.
 

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I think I'm going to go with the rear sway bar and the 4 point front lower bar to go along with my front strut bar. Do you guy think that will give the car noticeably better handling? I'm not looking for ultimate, just a more stable, more fun to drive setup.

Currently my SX sedan just doesn't feel as tight as my old Elantra GT hatch. :(
 

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so being a a new guy here I have to ask the question will the UR products work on the sedan as well as the Koup. The Koup is the only listing they have. I'm looking at the strut tower brace and the 4 point lower front brace?
 

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I inquired with Ultra Racing a long time ago, and the Room bar they offer is only recommended for Sedans. I think it creates too much foot room clutter in the back seat of the Koup.

Short answer, yes, you can use them.
 
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