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PostPosted: Thu Jan 13, 2005 12:57 pm 
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Yes well the part that wraps around the swaybar and connects tot he body of the car is made in poly also just trying to find it.
Actually for our cars it's not. You may not even want it. On a FWD car you don't want a front swaybar doing it's job too well.

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yeah, i agree, when i did the rear swaybar and strut bar, it made the car feel neutral with a tendancy for oversteer (aka, the back end swinging out :twisted: ) if i was to upgrade the front too much, then it's prolly return to horible understeer :evil:


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Im just trying to get an understanding as too what the sway bar endlinks are. Can someone please post a pic for the newbie thanks Geo!


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here's the endlink on the turbo model:
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and here's the endlink on the non-turbo models:
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Is it me or did the pricing for the full bushing kit for 89 Colt GT go up!


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why is that title on here? if there is such why not say where and how much that way any one else can get it too? :o

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because the price tends to change (prolly due to exchange rates). if you want to know how much they are, go to http://www.evol-art.com


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I did the rear panhard bushings, sway endlinks, and both sets of control arm bushings over the weekend on the Colt. Made it feel like a whole different car. The front end takes bumps a lot firmer (not harsh), steering response is tightened, and most importantly, the control arms arent shifting back on launches/hard shifts. Well worth the cash.
(My stock bushings had 173,000 miles on them)

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I'm definately saving up for this kit. I get the feeling my 176,000mi old bushings could use to be replaced!

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Pictures of the full kit install for a 3G 4G15 chassis, some parts may look different if you have an original turbo car:

The parts shown are for a 4G15 suspension setup, and will not work with turbo control arms (well half of it won't), Elantra control arms, nor will the sway bar links work because the turbo/Elantra models do not need bushings as they are solid w/pivot mountings.
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*mod edit the old site linked here went down so my copy of the pics is now posted permanently* Flying Eagle

Be sure to use lots of that special bushing jipe they send along :D

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How easy or hard is it to swap the bushings? Thanks for the pics, i gotta sve up for these, they look nice


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Matt,
Now I wish I wouldve take pictures of the pressing operation. :) But it is fairly easy, I think I used a metric 21mm deep socket with my 20T shop press to push out the panhard rod bushings and the smaller bushing in the control arm. (those are the only 2 that require pressing) I kinda just held the control arm and socket straight while a friend ran the press. The bushings will be a little stubborn, but once they start to move, they get pressed out quite easily.
You also reinstall the new panhard rod bushings with the press, but can be a little tricky once those suckers are covered in grease. Just leave the metal insert out until the bushing is sitting in place.
The small set of superpro control arm bushes push in with your bare hands
The giant bushing on the control arm can be manipulated off with a 3# hammer and the new ones put in their place. Obviously, the part that says FRONT faces the front, and R/L get matched up the control arm markings.

Once I had the control arms/panhard rod out of the car, I spent about an hour total pressing stuff out, cleaning up the bushing areas, and pressing it all back on. Im sure a local machine shop could perform this service (if clearly directed) for a marginal fee. Just be sure they grease everything well!

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