Does sway bar link length matter?

Does sway bar link length matter?

The length only matters to the extent that it not cause the sway bar to hit anything when the suspension cycles. I’m not seeing why it cannot be put together. I think the issue would be the the “quick release” function isn’t really viable if you have to jack the car up to remove the link.

How long is a sway bar link?

Sway bar links are usually 4 to 6 inches in length, though this can vary, and are located at 90 degrees to the sway bar.

Do I need longer sway bar links with a lift kit?

If you are adding a lift kit to your Jeep you will need to install longer sway bar link pins. This is because the distance from the suspension to the sway bar will change. If you do not then the positioning of the sway bar will not be correct, or the links will not reach at all.

Should sway bar links be the same length?

Super Moderator. Yes they should be the same length, and what you describe is how they work. Carry a rubber mallet and a friend to jump on the bumper/hang on the door frame and its all good.

What are adjustable sway bar end links?

Adjustable end links give you the ability to use any of the adjustment holes of your stabilizer bar to properly fit it in your vehicle. Prevent Contact with Control Arms. Adjustable end links allow you to set the sway bar in the center of the control arms, ensuring there is no contact under heavy loading and unloading.

Can you drive without sway bar links?

Driving without sway bar end links can be dangerous because as you’ve noticed, the vehicle will not steer correctly. Sway bar end links are meant to stabilize a vehicle when turning and at high speeds. You can have your sway bar end links installed by YourMechanic for 97.00.

Do I need longer sway bar links with a 2 inch lift?

you don’t need longer sway bar links, but it is usual to install a sway bar relocation kit with a lift. It pushes the sway bar forward and stops it contacting the lower portion of the coil over.

How many sway bars are on a car?

two sway bars
most vehicles have two sway bars (a front and rear), which are connected to the suspension by sway bar links, also known as link pins. each sway bar has two links which attach to the bar at one end, and the vehicle’s suspension at the other.

Do you have to grease MOOG sway bar links?

While MOOG greaseable parts come greased from the factory, they should also be greased at the time of installation to fill the dust boot and lubricate the interface between the boot and mating part.