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Old 05-17-2019, 12:33 PM   #1
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Sway bar links differences

I'm not seeing the difference between the two could.

So my question is does it matter which I get ?


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Just get the Moog. You can probably do better on price. Check Amazon, and also RockAuto, and look on this site for the monthly RockAuto coupon code.
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MOOG is better quality.
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I find the oem links the best & zero problems........
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Old 05-18-2019, 02:36 PM   #5
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I find the oem links the best & zero problems........
If OEM was that good they wouldn't routinely fail and thus create aftermarket demand. Our cars eat sway bar links, engine mounts, and valve cover gaskets. These common failures indicate they weren't designed or specified all that well to begin with.

That said, it's a fairly reliable uncomplicated car, and at least the fixes aren't that expensive.

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Will be slowly getting to pretty much the whole front end in regards to suspension part an mounts an bushing of sorts.

my car practically sat for God knows how long but the original owner in which I bought the car from didn't do anything with this car.

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X2 post #5. Many parts on these are just cheap flimsy crap and always will be. The end links there are massively undersized compared to the bar. Add the battery cable setup and the alt design to that list of crap from the getgo parts.

The cars like most now are designed to have many more parts fail on a regular basis than used to be acceptable before. Throughput at the dealer parts counter is much more important than it used to be in the past.
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That's the absolute truth! I've replaced end links in both my Foci more times than all the other cars I've had before combined! Wish there was an aftermarket choice that was guaranteed stronger. They're not too terrible to replace, but I'd like them to last longer that's for sure.
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All the mods I've done including bigger F/R sway bars,springs,struts,shocks,bbk,diff, ect....I'm still running the oem front end links.
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MOOG also has life time replacement. I would order on Rock Auto, as dealing with warranty is very easy with them. Have done this with their ball joints and other MOOG products. Much easier to work with than any other store or online re-seller.

It is also true that non reasonable joints of today are not the same ones of 30-40 years ago so depending on the maintenance and servicing your doing have a zerk fitting and how you fill it and with what may cause more problems than just getting a sealed unit... but then there comes in the life time warranty...
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