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post #1 of 38 (permalink) Old 02-27-2017, 11:53 AM Thread Starter
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Red face Best Endlinks for Eibach Springs and Progress RSB

Hi. I have a Eibach's springs set and Progress RSB (not instaled yet). I'm looking for a new and stronger set of endlinks for the rear.

ADJUSTABLE SWAY BAR LINKS FOR MAZDA 3 BK 2004-2009 | eBay

There is another option?

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post #2 of 38 (permalink) Old 02-27-2017, 12:44 PM
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That's the one everyone keeps listing in all the other threads on this.......
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Unless you wanna overspend that seems to be the best option. I have this on my Progress RSB without any issues. I plan to pick up another set for the fronts but I'm in no rush.
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Unless you wanna overspend that seems to be the best option. I have this on my Progress RSB without any issues. I plan to pick up another set for the fronts but I'm in no rush.
If you are lowering the car you should put adjustable links on both front and rear bars just to get them back into the correct position.
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Another option is a replacement link from Moog. They're usually beefed up quite a bit over oem and are pretty cheap on rockauto
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http://imgur.com/a/aOAB0

If anyone is still interested in an inexpensive solution to beefed up endlinks for aftermarket sway bars. Here's a side by side of Moog replacements vs OEM
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If anyone is still interested in an inexpensive solution to beefed up endlinks for aftermarket sway bars. Here's a side by side of Moog replacements vs OEM
Yeah but to work with springs that lower the car the endlinks do need to be adjustable. OEM length won't work so well.
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Yeah but to work with springs that lower the car the endlinks do need to be adjustable. OEM length won't work so well.
Why?
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The relative angle between the bar and the rest of the suspension needs to be maintained in order for things to works as they should. Having the bar at the wrong angle could result in banging and clunking, and puts stresses on the brackets that could cause failure.

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Also, if the car is lowered significantly, the outer end of the bars can hit things they are not supposed to hit when the suspension is compressed. So, you need to realign the bars to the proper relative position. My car is lowered 45mmR and 20mmF and the rear bars were tapping the floor on large bumps.
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I have the eBay ones, they keep working loose and popping no matter how tight they are. Shop says the bolt is a smaller diameter than OEM and holding the OEM links up to the eBay ones seems to be true. Looking into the MOOG parts, may just order them and compare.

Corksport said the OEM links are good enough but I want the added security of a beefier part because I tend to beat this thing on what twisty roads I find. Both parts are the same price.

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