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Old 05-11-2014, 11:29 AM   #1
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SVT Focus Rear End Link Install question

Just have a question about installing the sway bar rear end link,

do you install this with weight on wheels or do you do it with the car jacked up?

its rather hard to install it jacked up and get all the rubber bushings to fit on the bolt.


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Old 05-11-2014, 05:38 PM   #2
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With weight on the tires, on the ground.

If you can't fit under the car, drive both front and rear on ramps.
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Moved to "Brakes, Suspension & Chassis".

Backing onto ramps sounds good for easier access.
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With weight on the tires, on the ground.

If you can't fit under the car, drive both front and rear on ramps.
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I did mine by jacking each side up and using jack stands to hold the car up. I did the links with no weight on them at all and haven't had an issue at all in over 2 months. I agree though that ramps would be the best bet. When you do them you will have to undo both sides, swing the bar down, install them in the arms then swing the bar back up over them both at the same time. I found that if I completely installed one side and tightened it down there wasn't enough space to get the other side in.
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