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Old 02-11-2007, 07:49 PM   #1
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My rear sway bar mount on the left side is rotted out. When I noticed I almost didn't want to put any more $ into the car. But it'* been running well, and there'* really no other rust issues like this one.

I'm doing the shocks/struts soon, and if I can find someone competent who can weld, I'd like to fix this.

Anyway, my question is: does the sway bar come WITH the mounts?? If not, anyone have the PN? Thanks!
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Anyone know? If not I'll try searching more.
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From the parts list it looks like it doesn't

Also it looks like the bracket didn;t brake but the Boy/frame did


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Pete...I'd ask the installer if they can weld a plate in there and then mount the bracket to the plate. There'* some plate steel under the press just past the desk...lol
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Does Dan weld?

The mount is so rusty I figured I'd replace the whole thing. I didn't think it was worth keeping that nasty mount on there.

If they mount a plate on that side, they'd have to do it on the other side so it was even...
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It'* worth asking
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Dan has either a TIG or a MIG. Take it to him.
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Does he now? lol I'll be calling him this week. It would be great if I could get this fixed period, not to mention in the next couple weeks!
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for strength and Longevity i would have him make the patch panle in a U shape to wrap the whole rusted area (up both sides a good 2"-3") and have it welded solid (no tacking it in) then oil spray the **** out of the inside. you can safely use 1/16th sheet metal for this repair give thats what the boxed section of frame is made with(unibody cars only)

Also the mount looks like it can be cleaned up and re-used safely if you cant find a new one
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Does he now? lol I'll be calling him this week. It would be great if I could get this fixed period, not to mention in the next couple weeks!
Yes, he does. Or I wouldn't have posted he did.
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