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Old 03-16-2005, 09:49 PM   #1
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Adjustable front endlinks...

I'm not sure its possible, but I'm going to work on an endlink kit (tie rod end style) that you will be able to adjust to add and subtract front sway bar preloading. I am taking it upon myself to work on this...since no one else has (that I am aware of).

The rears are different...I can do up a "fix your preloaded bar" but it wont be incremental like the fronts. It'd basically be a fix.

By preloading, I mean, after you lower a car, your sway bars go into a position they would go into if you were dipping the front suspension down..... I'm not good at explaining this...WD40..you are a track dog...help me out here...


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Old 03-19-2005, 03:21 PM   #2
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Bump...no one wants me to play around with this idea??
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Old 11-15-2005, 06:19 PM   #3
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i feel you

the ones on our car are mad flimsy rite know to
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Old 11-15-2005, 07:36 PM   #4
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there actually is an adjustable endlink kit for the front swaybar, I forget who makes it though, if I find it again, I'll post it up, but I know I've seen it before
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i noticed a while back

but why in the world are they so flimsey i mean it seems like it takes away the point of having the nicer front sway bar.

i mean i can flex it with my hands
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F2 sells the front end link kit here's the link
http://www.f2focus.com/phpwcms2/index.php?_e4t&osCsid=
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