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#1 User is offline   Mike1701 

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 05:09 AM

was underneath the rear of the car this morning checking on the differential, and this caught my eye, is this a problem?

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Posted 17 May 2012 - 05:23 AM

Looks like the metal tube in-between is too short / rigged. Bolt head side, looks bent could snap.

Replaced both sides of mine with: http://shop.advancea...|GRPCHASAMS____ $5 a side.
Easy to replace... don't bother removing the nut, cut the assembly in half to remove. Then replace with the new parts.
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Posted 17 May 2012 - 06:02 AM

is the rear sway bar supposed to be upswept like that?
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Posted 17 May 2012 - 12:54 PM

Looks like they could be slightly aged, but not enough to pose a problem. As stated above, sway bar endlinks are cheap and easy to change.
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Posted 17 May 2012 - 01:56 PM

The sway bar is curved upwards at the end. Pic of stock bar with all original end link.

http://www.injuneer....n/DCP03024a.jpg

When I still had the stock sway bar, I replaced the the sway bar bushings, the end links and the end link bushings with Energy Suspension polyurethane, and it was like adding a stiffer sway bar... car cornered flatter than ever.
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