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XxSlowpokexX
08-04-2009, 01:42 PM
Just posting this to see if there is a big enough interest in adjustable end links? They may be supplied with either delrin bushings or a heim joint type system. These would be much like the factory design only adjustable.

Let me know if there is any interest.
(FOR SWAY BAR)

Mike8675309
08-04-2009, 08:17 PM
sway bar or what?

XxSlowpokexX
08-04-2009, 11:51 PM
Yes for the sway bar

Mike8675309
08-05-2009, 10:27 AM
I'm in as I'd love something adjustable to deal with lowered cars.

fastsc92
08-05-2009, 10:32 AM
this may be a dumb question, but why not just use shorter endlinks? I got shorter links for my car once it was lowered for $7 at the local Autozone, energy suspension. What's the reason for having them be adjustable?

Mike8675309
08-05-2009, 11:01 AM
this may be a dumb question, but why not just use shorter endlinks? I got shorter links for my car once it was lowered for $7 at the local Autozone, energy suspension. What's the reason for having them be adjustable?

So that you can adjust them!?! ;)
http://www.powergridinc.com/tech.asp

automaniak22
08-05-2009, 02:16 PM
can these be used on our SC's? cause it has good reviews and does make some differencealco if you want to change the height quickly then your done just as soon as you said it lol

XxSlowpokexX
08-05-2009, 02:56 PM
The reason why is that the standard shorter End links (In any size) actually bend and do all sorts of crazy things when you jack up your car. Teh universal links you buy at autozone will work but just arent ideal nor do they function the same. Plus they arent adjustable. I am currently running the short end links and am unhappy with them...Both are bent now BTW.

The proposed adjustable ones will allow you to fine tune your sway bars as well as getting rid of the binding (for lack of a better word) that universal links will give you. They will be a factory type fit

Just garnishing interest here before any developement work is done. Otherwise it may not be worth it. Now the fronts are a whole other story and I dont have a great wonderful Idea for those just yet

automaniak22
08-05-2009, 04:28 PM
so is that a yes or no to using them on our SC's?

fastsc92
08-05-2009, 05:50 PM
Just garnishing interest here before any developement work is done. Otherwise it may not be worth it. Now the fronts are a whole other story and I dont have a great wonderful Idea for those just yet

Why not just take a stock link in the front, cut it in the middle, remove about and inch or so, then thread one end right hand threads, the other left hand threads. Then just use a union between the two?

XxSlowpokexX
08-05-2009, 08:37 PM
I thought about something like that..There are two diffeent versions though....

Yes it would be for our SC's of course

Duffy Floyd
08-05-2009, 08:46 PM
You planning on both fronts and rears? Got the same kind of issues at both ends on lowered cars though I am not aware of the fronts bending. They do change the geometry of the bar though reducing its effectiveness.

XxSlowpokexX
08-05-2009, 09:41 PM
Im not sure what to do with the fronts yet. There are the two different designs out there and I'm unsure if that is a year change thing or just a manufacturing thing. Once I get both types I can see whats up. The rear is a little easier to address at the moment

Duffy Floyd
08-05-2009, 10:00 PM
The two different types are due to the change of the shape in the 93 and up spindles. I have a spare set of those style end links if you want something to examine...but I would like them back unmolested. You only need a single link since they are the same side to side.

XxSlowpokexX
08-06-2009, 09:15 AM
I have the later style not the earlier. I'll start with rears being they can benifit all then see what I can do about the fronts.

automaniak22
08-06-2009, 10:35 AM
so you would have to build these to suit then. keep out for draw backs and vibration as that would loosen these in time. add an allen head lock screw to keep it from untreading and add a nut on the rods that should give it enough to stay put

XxSlowpokexX
08-06-2009, 02:52 PM
The idea is that given enough interest they will definitely be produced in a quantity. If not then I may just make a set for myself

Sxar
08-06-2009, 08:49 PM
Just glancing at RockAuto it looks like the SC's and LX's use the same sway bar endlinks. They suffer the same issues when the car is lowered, so that may also be an area to get more people interested.

I would be interested.

automaniak22
08-07-2009, 11:37 AM
well i tell you what you get these things to work and you have me as one definite buyer

Rodeo Joe
08-08-2009, 08:42 AM
Depending on the cost, I'd be interested! :D

Joe

Jimmy 2Coupes
08-08-2009, 04:59 PM
I may also be interested depending on price.

XxSlowpokexX
08-14-2009, 12:36 AM
Going ahead wih these..Using hiem joints..Should be getting up to 3/4" adjustment out of em

XxSlowpokexX
08-14-2009, 12:38 AM
I'm not making them personally so I will see what the cost will end up being

DLF
08-14-2009, 01:27 AM
Let me know when you have something to look at.

XxSlowpokexX
08-14-2009, 08:45 AM
I'll post pictures the minute I have them in my possesion. Once these are buttoned up I'll be working on getting the fronts done. I also want to give these some road time to see if thee are any issues allthough I dont forsee any

Douglas Walker
08-14-2009, 08:20 PM
id take a set or 2

SVT2888
08-19-2009, 12:02 AM
In for results:)

XxSlowpokexX
08-19-2009, 09:19 PM
They are gettingmade now. Once doen Ill post some pictures then install them on my car...Then if alls well after a month of driving Ill offer them..I cant see there being a problem but id rather try then out beforehand..

Then off to making some fronts

automaniak22
08-26-2009, 04:41 PM
i dont think I have ever seen the fronts even made before. will they be adjustable even to lengths that will suffice for the lowering of the front?

XxSlowpokexX
08-26-2009, 07:26 PM
Im waiting for the rears first. In the rear you can alway suse a shorter aftermarket end link but they tend to bend when jacking up car. The adjustable ones will allow you to play with load to a degree you cant throwing in a set lenght aftermarket.

The fronts if I get to mak ethem will be adjustable as well.

This project is in the works...Just need to install and try them out

automaniak22
08-26-2009, 08:15 PM
i guess asking to many questions before the car is even test drove is kinda obvious lol

XxSlowpokexX
08-27-2009, 12:12 AM
Thats cool..Im just having som eother car related issues!