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1st gen roll bar endlink busted...

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by brelandt, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Aug 29, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    brelandt

    brelandt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I have a 3" spacer lift on my 2004 prerunner. I have had them on for years. However, the last time I changed my oil I noticed that the upper portion of my swaybar endlink has a busted rubber seal and has thrown grease on to the suspension.

    Is there a fix for this that will keep this from happening again. I have seen a spacer kit for the 2nd gen that lowers the bar to relieve the tension on the endlinks, but haven't seen one for the 1st gens.
     
  2. Aug 29, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    Yoytoda

    Yoytoda The Little Truck That Could

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    i may be wrong but i think you are mistaken. The only thing i have seen for the swaybar is it shifts it forward away from an adjustable coilover. A lift will not affect the swaybar.
     
  3. Aug 29, 2010 at 3:52 PM
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    brelandt

    brelandt [OP] Well-Known Member

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    you're right I was thinking that the kit was for lowering the bar. my sway bar is pulling my endlinks up and towards the rear which is placing a straain on the endlinks. I am thinking about adding a spacer inbetween the frame and the sway bar to see if this will relieve this strain.
     
  4. Aug 29, 2010 at 4:02 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    it shouldnt. there should be no strain on the sway bar on level ground. the swaybar only has tension when one wheel is higher than the other.
     
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