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Old 11-25-2006, 06:49 PM   #1
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At Autozone, they have the Energy Suspension. Everyone knows that right?

I noticed that they had the sway bar bushings also. I don't recall if anyone did that upgrade, all I recall is the endlinks and that is it. I'm not sure what mm the FE1 is but I know the FE2 is 32 so the FE1 has to be less than 32 mm and the rear should be less than 21. Am I correct?

Has this been done and if so, was it a great success or not worth it?
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our bushings are nothing like those that you see there, there special.

So far every i ask say i would have to get them at the Dealer. :(
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What'* so special about our swaybar bushing? Is it the size, shape, bolt location?
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Shape, there no like the ones you see at Auto zone, they have umm crap it hard to describe, someone can post a pic of them if not ill take some when i get home.
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The ES mid bar bushings will not work for our cars. I have a set, and don't have the receipt to return them.

Our subframes have a step down between the bolts, so our brackets and bushings take on that step shape. The ES bushings don't have it.

Buy replacement OEM if you think yours are shot.
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I see...

I understand your description.

And Bill, I drive a SE, everything feels like it'* shot.
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yeah, i need to replace like 20 or so bushings on my car, i know it.

Fuel, Let me know when you get your bushings, Where and how much
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Hey Bill, since you've seen both bushings (ES and OEM) and I haven't. Are they drastically different? I'm sure you might have considered it but why not try modify it? or is it too short too long? And another question also, does the step down also include the bushing? Because if it didn't, why not just use the new ES bushing and stick it in the original housing?
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Hey Bill, since you've seen both bushings (ES and OEM) and I haven't. Are they drastically different? I'm sure you might have considered it but why not try modify it? or is it too short too long? And another question also, does the step down also include the bushing? Because if it didn't, why not just use the new ES bushing and stick it in the original housing?
Drastically different. Both OEM pieces are horribly incompatible with either ES piece. Not even close to the same flavor. That was my first idea when I realized the problem. You're better off making a plaster cast of the OEM bushing, then getting a PU kit to make your own.
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Damn, thanks Bill.
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