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Old 03-14-2010, 02:42 PM   #1
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So as you might have guessed by now I have a question about my anti-roll bar link rods. As many of you might know, that stock rods are cast pieces that aren't worth much as far as quality is concerned. Mine have already broken, due to pot holes no doubt, and i'm looking into acquiring new rods to stiffen up the performance. I'm thinking into just getting a new bar along with the rods while i'm at it but am not quite sure until I do a little more homework on prices and what not. I wana know if there is any reason that I couldn't buy link rods to replace my broken ones right now and just buy an afterbmarket roll bar sometime in the future. Will the "stock" fitting rods match up to the specs of an aftermarket bar? There isn't a point in paying for links if i'm just going to have to replace them in the future. Or are the measurments and specs of the rod length universal? I found these from FordParts UK... what do you guys/gals think? Is there a better value out there? Any and all help would be appreciated!

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Moog has a popular heavy duty replacement end link. I like Duralast units from Autozone for about half the cost. They're big and beefy as well. Word has it that Ford has revised the design and the new ones are suppose to be stronger. I would make sure when ordering that you are indeed getting the new design instead of some old stock.
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i would deffiently just go to a parts store and get the beefy moog ones and not those tooth picks you have pictured lol
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T answer one of the questions,
Get the links now, they'll fit any replacement bar later...
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Yes the end link bars fit all front sway bars.

I just got a pair of the Duralast one this last weekend for my wifes wagon and there awesome! Gezeer had said they were and I have to agree. There only 12 bucks each and have a lifetime warrenty with them, so get a rip in the boot they'll give you a whole new link. They are also much heavier duty than the stock one.

The stock front bar is a good size bar already, unless you plan on doing a huge rear bar, I wouldnt worry about changing the front bar.
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sweet gentlemen... this is exactly what I needed!!! So the bar is beefy enough huh?
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I think so. I had a 18mm front before and went to the 21mm front and it feels great.
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Thanks for the info Nocalfocus01... I actually got the Duralast links that you mentioned. But now I got another question. I was thinkin of painting them before putting them on... do you think that this is a good idea or useless?

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you can, but they will end up dirty from grime and brake dust and stuff, so prolly not worth it
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