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PostPosted: Fri Aug 20, 2004 11:14 pm 
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The two on the right are the rear swaybar endlink bolts. (left is a new bolt) The passenger side was bent slightly, but the driver side was horrible (middle). The picture doesn't do it justice. Why the heck didn't they use grade 8 bolts to start with? I thought these things were supposed to be able to handle a beating. Blame Canada I guess.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 23, 2004 9:08 am 
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yeah, thats sad...... theres other forces then just up and down on those bolts...... im a big fan of the dogbone style end links on swaybars. they can move to absorb horizontal forces so they dont bend. i always wonder if the old school swaybars cause any binding the way they work. either way, i agree with you about the stronger bolts.

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