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Is this good or bad?

 

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BobC said:
Is this good or bad?
It means you're getting some serious bite on that left front (outside) wheel. Can you do that in both directions?

Nice picture!
 

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Randy Forbes said:
It means you're getting some serious bite on that left front (outside) wheel. Can you do that in both directions?

Nice picture!
I don't know if I could get the driver side front off the ground with my fat butt in the driver seat!
 

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BobC said:
Is this good or bad?

Nice pic!

Stock swaybar and end links up front? Sort of looks like it's lifting before I'd expect the stock swaybar to pick it up. Not a problem if you're not understeering, I'm just curious.
 

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Nice pic!

Stock swaybar and end links up front? Sort of looks like it's lifting before I'd expect the stock swaybar to pick it up. Not a problem if you're not understeering, I'm just curious.
Thanks!

No and no. I have a RD front sway bar with RD adjustable endlinks attached to the control arm, not the strut. No understeer at all. That was a very fast right hand sweeper that I was running at full thorttle. :)
 

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Thanks!

No and no. I have a RD front sway bar with RD adjustable endlinks attached to the control arm, not the strut. No understeer at all. That was a very fast right hand sweeper that I was running at full thorttle. :)
details and pics please, I just put the RD bars on my car a couple days ago.

I am hoping to get my TC Kline D/A setup to do that this weekend. It wil be my first time out with the new suspension.
 

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details and pics please, I just put the RD bars on my car a couple days ago.

I am hoping to get my TC Kline D/A setup to do that this weekend. It wil be my first time out with the new suspension.
I don't have any pictures but, I used the RD adjustable endlinks that are designed to be used on a rear sway bar. They are a little less than half the length of a stock front sway bar link. I got them from TC Kline, I don't remember what the price was. On top of those you'll need the U shaped bracket, nut, and washer from a non-M E36 car to create the mounting points on the front control arms. I got those parts from my local dealer for a few dollars.

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I don't have any pictures but, I used the RD adjustable endlinks that are designed to be used on a rear sway bar. They are a little less than half the length of a stock front sway bar link. I got them from TC Kline, I don't remember what the price was. On top of those you'll need the U shaped bracket, nut, and washer from a non-M E36 car to create the mounting points on the front control arms. I got those parts from my local dealer for a few dollars.

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any particular advantages of runnin the links from the control arm as opposed to the strut
 

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JBgotM said:
any particular advantages of runnin the links from the control arm as opposed to the strut
There are two advantages:

First, the angle between the sway bar and the end link is closer to a right angle when conecting to the control arm.

Second, the adjustable rear end links are about half the price of the adjustable front endlinks :)
 

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I don't have any pictures but, I used the RD adjustable endlinks that are designed to be used on a rear sway bar. They are a little less than half the length of a stock front sway bar link. I got them from TC Kline, I don't remember what the price was. On top of those you'll need the U shaped bracket, nut, and washer from a non-M E36 car to create the mounting points on the front control arms. I got those parts from my local dealer for a few dollars.

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I don't wanna burben you too bad, but do you know of any part numbers I need or is there a DIY write-up somewhere so I can do this?
 

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I don't wanna burben you too bad, but do you know of any part numbers I need or is there a DIY write-up somewhere so I can do this?
I don't have the part numbers handy but I'm sure I could look them up when I get home.
 
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