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Old 09-30-2013, 10:34 PM   #11
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Tightening the preload on the endlink bushings will not make the swaybar any stiffer, or reduce body roll. It just reduces the amount of initial movement before the swaybar starts limiting movement, but that movement is necessary to allow the suspension parts to move correctly.
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Here it is. And THINK what you guys want but it did make a difference for me. I'll be doing it to my fronts tonight, maybe a larger bushing too.
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I'm glad it's working for you.

But that just doesn't look very good...
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Lol right, a piece of equipment underneath your car and you're worried about aesthetics....
Then again, I can see that you have dumped a lot of money into your ride and something like this that costs nothing is against your mantra. Tally ho
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Um, no... That will do jack squat.
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Well.....

It did work on the front too! Took out a LOT of body roll

but....

Yeah, puts some stress on other parts and causes a little clunk when you go over some larger bumps.

Eh, I tried, worked but not something that is good long term. Ah was fun either way lol

So yes, I'll order a steeda sway in the coming weeks.
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