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Ok the BC is doing well with but. ................................. I WTB a FE5 front sway bar.
As a recap.
@113600miles, New aluminum Lower Control arms, Delco FE5 struts & shocks with new 250mm cheap sway bar links.
Grabed hold,of intermediat shaft and feel no runnout or binding. Yet there is still a little pop, knock, bump. It seems as though it is in the RF.....most of the time. Most noticable at low speed (2-5mph) over smooth but uneven pavement.

I took hold of the sway bar and physically shook it trying to feel for play in bushings. Didnt think it would work...it didnt.
Checked for loose ball join squeeze bolts, LCA bushing bolts, link bolts. I even checked front engine cradle bolts for signs of movement.

So I am still leaning on sway bar bushings.

With that i am looking for a good FE5 front,sway bar. Or. I WTB front sway bar and will just replace the intermediat shaft at the same time.
 

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Did you tighten the upper nuts? It happened to me when installed them
 

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Ok
Front sway bar on it's way in
Ordering the i shaft from Rock Auto next
Need to order clamps and bar bushings next
Then the FE5 springs. All 4.

Keeping this open to add part numbers

Also found a ervice bulliten to help identify i shaft? Problem
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2009 Chevrolet Cobalt | Cobalt, G5 (VIN A) Service Manual | Document ID: 2239750
#04-03-08-006D: Steering and Front Suspension Noise Concerns - Clunk, Thump, Rattle, Knocking, Pop, Shudder, Vibration (Diagnosis and Perform Necessary Repairs) - (Feb 24, 2009.... [/QUOTE ]
 

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I received the I-shaft from Rock Auto and ROTFLMAO 2 sets of 2 Moog sway bar bushings @ $6.00/pair
So how was I to know.
Every one else sells a 2 bushing box for $13.00-$18.00 and one box has 2 bushings in it.

Rock Auto lists "bushing" $6.00.
Well you don't want to be short of parts and my math says 2 x $6 < $13 so I order 2 bushings.
Ok ok I might be slow. And now I have a new extra set to have on hand. Now if the LC wants an FE5 sway bar for her LT, the bushings for it are in stock here. Good luck finding another 05-07 NOS FE5 sway bar.

Now just waiting on OOPS to deliver the sway bar and looking for a bicycle inner tube to make a u-joint boot.
I think a latex personal shield just will not last long enough but would work for a short time.
Ok the sway bar is now within 30 miles. It made it to some where in TX.
 
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