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Old 08-04-2008, 03:01 PM   #21
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tension on the front bar from what im told.

if your car is super low it might put less stress on the front bar.
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Old 08-05-2008, 09:22 AM   #22
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So I changed out the end links last night on my car, and ta-da! No more clunk in the front end!
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Old 08-06-2008, 05:53 PM   #23
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One thing not mentioned is the S2 rear sway bar. It's 21mm. And because it came out in 01, it's a precursor to the SVT rear sway bar which is also 21mm. If you read really old posts, people were swapping out rear sways for S2's before the SVT.

But my question is, I have a 21mm rear sway. Can I get the 20mm ES bushings to fit? I mean, come on, it's 1mm......lol
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I say yes. I bought the Energy Suspension kit and used the 20mm bushings on my rear. It was tough to get the bracket to stay in place while you bolt them on, but once you torque it down they hold quite well.
Now the thing that you might ought to order the right part for is the end link bushings. The spacer that comes in the kit is for a 20mm bar not a 21mm.
I don't know for sure, but I think the spacer for the 21mm is slightly longer.

You will have to get someone to look and compare.
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Nice info... Those Moog endlinks, I had something similar. Kragen sells it. These are rubber.
Urathane 100 times better!
http://www.partsamerica.com/ProductD...ype=78&PTSet=A
So will these fix a stock endlink and change the mounts to urethane?
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Mike at hilbish said when you drop your suspension you need longer rear bolts is there anyway or is there anyone who sell's longer bolts for rear's?
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Mike at hilbish said when you drop your suspension you need longer rear bolts is there anyway or is there anyone who sell's longer bolts for rear's?
The need for longer bolts will depend on the bar and possibly the amount of drop you have. I have a stock rear bar and a 1.5 inch drop and do not need longer end link bolts. Stock bolts worked just fine. I believe the same will hold true with an SVT bar since its of identical design (just bigger in diameter). Many aftermarket bars have different designs (bends, etc) and attachment points which can dictate the size of the bolt needed.
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Wow I cant believe Ive never seen this thread before. Added to the Preformance sticky up top.
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all I can say is damn this Energy Kit has made my car a pain in the ass to drive on the daily LOL....after about 80k on the kit im starting to hear everything haha its not tooo too bad but i have my fair share of clicks and clacks...I think my main issue is the rear sway bar but cant figure it out
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So if I run the 18mm front bar on an SVT, with Moog End Links, I would need to get some OEM sway bar bushings from Ford?

What about the end link bushings? After going to Moog, does anyone offer the bushings themselves that are on the endlinks at poly?

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