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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Dec 28th, 15, 6:37 PM Thread Starter
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Sway Bar Bushings Bind

I got a new set of front Rubber Sway Bar bushings for my stock 15/16" bar & stock bushing housings. When I tighten up the housings the rubber bushings put a great deal of Bind on the sway bar, is this ok or do I want the Bar to move freely ?

I still need to buy End Links so do I want the ends of the Bar to set close to level at ride height or does that matter?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jan 1st, 16, 6:21 PM Thread Starter
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Re: Sway Bar Bushings Bind

Yeah, same question.

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Re: Sway Bar Bushings Bind

Tony, confirm you have the right housings for your sway bar size. What year car? You should be snug bolted down but you should have gotten some grease in the kit. If not you can drill and tap housing for zerks or just grease before install and check every now and then. Poly, rubber or graphite bushings? Check compatibility with grease and type of bushing you have. I would not tighten everything up until you get your end links installed

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