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Mevotech MS86849 Sway Bar Links any good?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jross20, Nov 25, 2018.

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Which Sway Bar links?

  1. OEM (provide part number plz)

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  2. Mevotech MS86849

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  3. ACDelco 46G20581A

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  1. Nov 25, 2018 at 9:47 AM
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    jross20

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  2. Nov 25, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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    I have a set from rock auto. Haven’t installed them yet but they seem like a solid part.
     
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  3. Nov 25, 2018 at 10:00 AM
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    I'm Interested to hear some responses as well. I'm currently shopping for sway bar links and am curious of thoughts
     
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  4. Nov 25, 2018 at 10:05 AM
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  5. Nov 25, 2018 at 10:07 AM
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  6. Nov 25, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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    Yes I only get OEM for critical components like ball joints or tie rod ends.

    Or when the price difference is minimal.
     
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  7. Nov 25, 2018 at 3:57 PM
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    I installed these when I swapped out some TRD OR take offs. I had to cut off the OEM sway bar links due to corrosion. The Allen head hole was done for. I like the Mevotechs because it doesn't use the Allen hole and it's serviceable. Installed easily and work great. Have about 600+ miles on em'. I also picked them up on rock auto. The shipping sucks though it took like a week and a half.
     
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  8. Nov 25, 2018 at 8:55 PM
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    How do you tighten it without the hex hole?
     
  9. Nov 25, 2018 at 9:47 PM
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    It has a flat where you can use a wrench. No need for Allen wrenches.
     
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  10. Nov 26, 2018 at 8:41 AM
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    There just sway bar links man get whatever is cheap
     
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  11. Nov 26, 2018 at 9:12 AM
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    Moog also sells a greaseable set. Sourced from Summit Racing. Good luck.
     
  12. Nov 26, 2018 at 10:51 AM
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    That sounds scary haha. I know they are not super critical... but still I don't want to spend money on something that sucks :p
     
  13. Nov 26, 2018 at 11:44 AM
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    Moog brand end links are junk. The grease caps have no retainer to keep the cap affixed, and grease can come out easily.
     
  14. Nov 26, 2018 at 11:50 AM
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    Yes I have read that moog has apparently gone way down hill sadly.
     
  15. Nov 26, 2018 at 11:54 AM
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    With that part that I purchased, I was extremely displeased. A lot of times, if I can, Raybestos Profession, or AC Delco. Which I purchased this time.

    These are very good quality though. Whiteline.

    20181110_1152141.jpg
     
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  16. Nov 26, 2018 at 12:13 PM
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    I apologize I do not quite follow, are you saying you were displeased with ac delco? Also can you post a link to where you purchased the white line ones?
     
  17. Nov 26, 2018 at 1:04 PM
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    I have Moog. To be replaced with the AC Delco.

    Whiteline Performance is an upgrade over OEM.

    Not sure where Lucario Runner purchased his from. Use that p/n to search. A vendor will pop up.
     
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  18. Nov 26, 2018 at 1:35 PM
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    Alright I found a few, doesn't say tacoma so I presume this is one of those "it still fits so it ships" things?
     
  19. Nov 26, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    It was for his 1GR T4R. Same as the Tacoma.
     
  20. Nov 26, 2018 at 2:46 PM
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    I have those mevotech ones on right now, they were the cheapest ones I could find haven't broke yet so I dunno I guess they work fine. I wouldn't spend more than you have to on link ends.
     

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