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Car_Barn_Bandit
07-08-2011, 01:05 AM
So my rear sway bar end links are shot. The bolt is rusted through and they will need to be cut off.

Besides shelling out $200 for replacements, what are my options here? Anything worth looking at?

Sent from my T-Mobile G2

Galcobar
07-08-2011, 01:13 AM
TwosRus and Racing Beat also make compatible endlinks.

Car_Barn_Bandit
07-08-2011, 03:41 AM
I feel like supporting a vendor on here, but what was my option on Racing Beat?

ChrisD
07-10-2011, 02:42 PM
Don't go OEM. Aftermarket ones like the two mentioned above are superior in my opinion. And cheaper more than likely. Do away with the retarded allen key and nut system and go to a regular bolt / nut combo.

YerRandO
07-12-2011, 06:19 AM
http://949racing.com/949-racing-miata-end-links.aspx

I picked up a set of these to mount up my whiteline sway bar they fir great! Looks like they have added optional spacers since I purchased mine and they dont have the dust boots on the joints anymore like mine but other than that the same product. Removal is a breeze, I only wish they had shorter ones for the front.

Car_Barn_Bandit
07-13-2011, 12:21 AM
http://949racing.com/949-racing-miata-end-links.aspx

I picked up a set of these to mount up my whiteline sway bar they fir great! Looks like they have added optional spacers since I purchased mine and they dont have the dust boots on the joints anymore like mine but other than that the same product. Removal is a breeze, I only wish they had shorter ones for the front.

Single Tab or Double Tab?

BonzaiCelica
07-21-2011, 02:51 AM
is this for a 6th gen 94-99 celica?? if so many members on 6gc have had great success with the racing beat miata rear end links

alltracNyx
07-21-2011, 03:04 PM
is this for a 6th gen 94-99 celica?? if so many members on 6gc have had great success with the racing beat miata rear end links

I would assume it's for the car in CBB's sig pic, a 91 GT-S.

Car_Barn_Bandit
07-21-2011, 11:29 PM
Tis for my 5th Gen GTS.

Car_Barn_Bandit
07-23-2011, 12:14 AM
Went with TwosRus. I'm excited to have these replaced.

Car_Barn_Bandit
08-11-2011, 07:23 AM
Excitement died.

Looks like I'll be traversing the states without a connected rear sway bar.

Thoughts?

Galcobar
08-11-2011, 11:02 AM
Thoughts on what? You're not telling us the problem.

Car_Barn_Bandit
08-11-2011, 03:13 PM
End links will not arrive before I leave so I'm without a connected sway bar.

Waffles!
08-11-2011, 03:45 PM
It's just a rear sway bar. Don't drive bad-shit crazy and the car shouldn't get too out of hand. If the sway bar isn't connected, I'd take it off before I drove the car again.

Car_Barn_Bandit
08-11-2011, 04:08 PM
I finally got sometihng to work out, still a slight possibility I'll be without end links. I'll drive the car a few days without it connected before I get the links. Oh the joys of finishing projects before traversing the states.

klapa
08-11-2011, 11:59 PM
"Generically" I would think it shouldn't really matter whether the rear or even the front anti-sway bars are not connected so long as you are not "hanging curves".

I would assume you will be traveling with a car full of your personal stuff anyway so I would think you would be taking it easy.

You should just tie the thing up so you know it can't hit the road - don't even bother taking it out.

How is the A/C situation working out?

alltracman78
08-12-2011, 09:45 PM
You'll be fine without it connected, swaybars aren't a "safety" item.

Car_Barn_Bandit
08-12-2011, 10:43 PM
They arrived. I'm glad we were able to work this out. They'll be going on tonight along with springs and struts.

Any recommendation on how to adjust them?

KoreanJoey
08-13-2011, 06:51 AM
Try to get the swaybar parallel with the ground.

Galcobar
08-13-2011, 07:41 AM
Which part of the sway bar?

temperacerguy
08-13-2011, 08:57 AM
Which part of the sway bar?

The only part of the sway bar that can be adjusted with end links. They should be parallel with the ground under normal load.

Car_Barn_Bandit
08-15-2011, 05:45 PM
Links are installed. I have yet to drive on them and my new rear spring/struts. Fixing a brake issue before I take her for a spin. I'll have updates tonight on how the handling all went.