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Old 05-10-2011, 09:10 PM
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Default That doesn't look good...

Broken stabilizer bar, am I right?
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:10 PM
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Default Re: That doesn't look good...

nope that doesnt look good lol
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:10 PM
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sway bar link
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:11 PM
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Default Re: That doesn't look good...

front sway bar link. get the moog ones they are pretty cheap on rockauto.com
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:11 PM
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its just a long bolt, honestly its totally safe to drive still, it will just have more body roll cornering. i took mine off months ago.
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:11 PM
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sway bars just get in the way anyhow, CUT IT OFF!!!
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:13 PM
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Default Re: That doesn't look good...

I'm no gear head, but I'm learning. Is this a hard/expensive fix?
I assume this is what was making the clunking sound when I start and stop.
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:14 PM
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yeah it would clunk for sure. but just buy some new sway bar links, they are super easy to get on and off.
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Default Re: That doesn't look good...

ya probably and they are cheap on rockauto.com and don't take long to fix. gettin the stock ones off are a pain in the butt

moog ones

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My question was answered before I even finished typing lol.
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:15 PM
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mine came off easy, and he is already half way done hahahahaha
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:20 PM
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ya probably and they are cheap on rockauto.com and don't take long to fix. gettin the stock ones off are a pain in the butt

moog ones

You got those off rockauto? They are simple looking, but they add a touch of class over the stock ones. I have a new learning project
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:22 PM
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the stock one is one long bolt so get a wrench that fits on the top and take a socket to the bottom of it and just take it off, then slip the new one in.
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:28 PM
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the stock one is one long bolt so get a wrench that fits on the top and take a socket to the bottom of it and just take it off, then slip the new one in.
That sounds simple enough. I've never worked on one of my vehicles before today. I noticed the sway bar link while pulling out some wiring the previous owner had done. I'm glad I joined FRF, and I appreciate all the people that are willing to help. God knows I'll need it lol.
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Old 05-10-2011, 09:30 PM
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hahaha yeah man its easy, plus if yuou mess up just take it all off, wont hurt anything well if you are wanting to keep a factory ride it will make your truck lean more. but its cake work, a good place to start working on your truck.
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