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sway bar rubbed on coilovers?

Discussion in 'Suspension' started by scrapedface, Jan 29, 2010.

  1. Jan 29, 2010 at 11:05 PM
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    scrapedface

    scrapedface [OP] Well-Known Member

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    hey i just installed my toytec ultimate. the instructions sucked and when i installed the sway bar back i didn't see anything in the instructions about the sway bar bracket spacer. so i slapped it all in and drove home. i noticed before i left that the sway bar was really close to the coil over but i figured when i take the truck off the lift that it will compress out of the way. when i got home i realized it didn't. i only drove a few miles and there was no real bumps in the road. then i figured out what the extra spacers were for the sway bar brackets. i installed them and noticed the scratches on the low end of the coilovers on the aluminum part. i was just wondering should i be worried if i damaged anything? its seems to drive fine so far. also the other spare parts i found from the kit were those aluminum shims. it looks like they'd go to the add a leafs but there is nothing about them in the instructions so i just disregarded them. anyone know what they are for? and if i need to put them in?
     
  2. Jan 29, 2010 at 11:21 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    You should be fine up front.

    As far as the axle shims, only put them in if your rear is vibrating.
     
  3. Jan 29, 2010 at 11:32 PM
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    scrapedface

    scrapedface [OP] Well-Known Member

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    cool thanks for reassuring me jdkeller
     
  4. Jan 30, 2010 at 7:31 AM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Your welcome.
     
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