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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-08-2009, 07:07 PM Thread Starter
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sway bar links ?????

hey everyone i'm planning on lowering my 89 bird with 1.5 springs so my question is do i need shorter sway bar links or am i ok with the stock set up. please leave input so i can do this thing right thank you

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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old 11-08-2009, 08:15 PM
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I know you will need shorter ones in the back or it will set tail high.The front should be ok,but if you can,I would spring for shorter links.Read the first part of this TECH ARTICLE.

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thanks ben2go good looking out do you know where i can buy them????????

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autozone sells a set by energy performance, the part number is floating around somewhere.

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thanks ben2go good looking out do you know where i can buy them????????
You're welcome.

Here's da LINK.

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thanks for the link ben big help

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im going to lower mine here soon. have everything. just need to know if i HAVE to get an alignment after, or if i should but i dont have to right away??

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You can go a week or so without as the springs have to settle before being alighned.

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ok thanks

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90 SUPERCOUPE SIDE SKIRTS/REAR
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355 trac lok
new tune for swapped parts (93 oct)

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