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Old 06-20-2012, 04:41 PM
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Sway Bars - newbie question

Hello!

Im new here, looks like a place with some knowledgeable people

As my old man passed some time ago, I now have a 2000 F-250 Super Duty 7.3 Powerstroke to figure out.

First question: The front sway bars seem to hang pretty far down thus reducing the space margins towards rough ground. As I know have to change one of them anyway, I was wondering if its usually considered a problem, and if so is there other versions that sits closer up to the body?

I did search a lot, but couldnt find anything about it. Might be I dont know the terminology.

Any tips appreciated!

Brd Larsen
Bergen, Norway
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Old 06-22-2012, 09:48 AM
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I've never had a problem with mine.


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I don't believe there are any options for shorter swaybar endlinks. Springs might be sagged out resulting in the situation you have.
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:06 AM
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Looks like the end links are too long, maybe someone replaced 'em with the wrong ones and didn't notice or care.
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Ok. I just measured the end links and they are 11.85 inches. Then I checked rockauto and seems they have both 6.85 and 11.85 ones. The 6.85 ones would make a great difference. However, they seem to be straight, while the existing ones have a bend to compensate for the two joints not beeing exactly above eachother sidewise.

Any tips? I looked here: RockAuto Parts Catalog
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