Wife surprised me with some swaybars for Christmas

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The BellTech spindle 2" front & spring 3" rear drop kit + the Hellwig swaybars are in. Had to wait a few days to get the alignment done so I did a 10hr paint correction with 2 coats of CQUARTZ UK 3.0 ceramic coating which needs to cure for a couple of days before getting wet.

The handling has left me with a permanent smile on my face. Body roll is gone.
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MrsMonte must like you. I'm jealous of your Hellwig sway bars. I have done the Belltech 2/3 drop on my Suburban about a year ago and I have been trying to find the rear Hellwig sway bar but everybody has it on back order. Every time I order one the order gets canceled.
 
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MrsMonte must like you. I'm jealous of your Hellwig sway bars. I have done the Belltech 2/3 drop on my Suburban about a year ago and I have been trying to find the rear Hellwig sway bar but everybody has it on back order. Every time I order one the order gets canceled.
MrsMonte has been away this last week helping our very pregnant daughter & son-in-law unpack into their new house. She's flying home tomorrow so I did a full paint correction & ceramic coating on her 2014 SS Sedan that we bought new & have put almost 130K miles on but still runs/drives like new.
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Got the pleasure of putting the Hellwig swaybars to work today on some curvy hilly backroads. Those swaybars do not disappoint. I've read so many great comments about the Hellwigs & now I understand.
 

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Got the pleasure of putting the Hellwig swaybars to work today on some curvy hilly backroads. Those swaybars do not disappoint. I've read so many great comments about the Hellwigs & now I understand.
HUGE improvement. I'm glad that you felt the same improvement.
 

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@petethepug what did that seat come out of?

The fabric seats and their motorized base came out of a Canadian Corrado VR6. The Euro only leather skin were pulled from a wrecker VW Golf AWD rallye seat sent from eBay Germany and the other leather cover was from a guy on a VW forum.

One day a guy was cleaning his closet out and found the other complete new in packaging German leather Recaro skin he never used and posted it for sale for $249. That prompted a guy to sell me his set of new factory foams who saw the sale occur. Uncommon luck to get the seats let alone the new factory foams, leather and heating elements for them.

I still have one electric Recaro frame, a few mechanicals and most of the foam from the seat from Germany that needs a home. Aftermarket companies now make leather covers in any color for about $199 per seat.
 

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The BellTech spindle 2" front & spring 3" rear drop kit + the Hellwig swaybars are in. Had to wait a few days to get the alignment done so I did a 10hr paint correction with 2 coats of CQUARTZ UK 3.0 ceramic coating which needs to cure for a couple of days before getting wet.

The handling has left me with a permanent smile on my face. Body roll is gone.
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Are you using the stock endlinks for the rear Hellwig sway bar?
 

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The fabric seats and their motorized base came out of a Canadian Corrado VR6. The Euro only leather skin were pulled from a wrecker VW Golf AWD rallye seat sent from eBay Germany and the other leather cover was from a guy on a VW forum.

One day a guy was cleaning his closet out and found the other complete new in packaging German leather Recaro skin he never used and posted it for sale for $249. That prompted a guy to sell me his set of new factory foams who saw the sale occur. Uncommon luck to get the seats let alone the new factory foams, leather and heating elements for them.

I still have one electric Recaro frame, a few mechanicals and most of the foam from the seat from Germany that needs a home. Aftermarket companies now make leather covers in any color for about $199 per seat.
I used to love the Corrado VR6s. I wanted to buy one for the longest time but never did. It's an awesome looking seat. You definitely did luck out.
 

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