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To anyone that has changed their front sway bar... HOW DID YOU DO IT??? I tried taking mine out today and it didn't work.

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To anyone that has changed their front sway bar... HOW DID YOU DO IT??? I tried taking mine out today and it didn't work.

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You have to lower the front 2 cradle bolts a few inches and remove the rear 2 bolts completely (the ones that go thru the control arm). It also helps to remove the rear transmission mount.

Do that ^^ and it will come right out.
 

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I got new endlinks and installed them.
Pics to show what bolts I need to losten & remove? I know what the control arm is, I just wanna get a visual so I know exactly what I'm doin tomorrow.
 

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Not really possible for me to take a picture right now. And I don't believe I have a pic showing the bolt locations.
 

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I told you it sucked.

I swung my trans mount up. My control arms were out of the car when I did it. Though I didn't really move the cradle.

Lets see what I got.

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You can see the vertical rod end bushing on the control arm (on the left "wing" of the control arm) - that slides into the cradle. Big ol' bolt.

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You'll be able to see the trans mount from above and below. There's a horizontal bolt that connects it to the engine, and 3 3847628746238746 foot long bolts on the bottom that bolt it to the frame.

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No pics for the trans mount - but it's easy to spot. You pretty much just gotta twist and pull and work it out. Helps to have two people.
 

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Ok thanks guys! I'll give it a shot tomorrow. I guess it was really dumb of me to think I could just figure it out and get everything done in 2.5 hours anyway. Lol
 

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Best of luck. Don't hesitate to post up if you have a problem!
 

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Haha thanks

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K guys, so y would I remove the control arm? I'm lookin at it rite now and idk y u would?
 

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I was swapping my control arms to FE5 ones, that's why they were out.
 

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I don't see y i gotta remove em tho. And how do I get to the tranny mount bolts? The seaybar is free, I just gotta take it out somehow! Help still!
 

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Remove what? The control arms? You don't. Just gives you more room.

Trans mount bolts are under the car, and then one that connects the mount to the trans, accessible in the engine bay.
 

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ummmmm... are you manual? kuz im an auto and i dont have much room. i think im just gonna see how much a shop can install it for me for. this is just pissing me off
 

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I have an auto. It was a *****, I kept hitting the downpipe. You just have to work it out of there.
 

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The Jack I have sucks and everythings all cold n wet from snow all the time. And it's my only form of transportation so I can't just work on it over the course of 2 days. I'm just gonna see how much a shop would charge me. Any ideas on the price range?
 

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Can't work on it during the weekend?

Just have someone come over and help! If it was warmer out, I'd say drive to MI and I'd help ya, haha.
 
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