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Unread 04-04-2013, 10:35 AM   #1
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Swaybar bushings

New to the forum, well I've been on but haven't participated much. Does anyone know why the sway bar/bushings are different in diameters? I can understand between a 2wd and 4wd, but I've been hearing there is up to six different diameters. I drive a 98 limited 5.2 4x4...

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Unread 04-04-2013, 10:37 AM   #2
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IIRC yours will be 25mm or 26mm
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Unread 04-04-2013, 11:00 AM   #3
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Thank you. Just trying to narrow it down so it will make my trips to napa less than three times for the same thing.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 11:42 AM   #4
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go on there website and get the part # so when you go to napa
you can run in and run out with no problems or searching for the part
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Unread 04-04-2013, 01:53 PM   #5
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Why not just measure your bar? If you don't have a micrometer (overkill) or a caliper you can use an adjustable wrench. Adjust the wrench unti it just slips over the bar and measure the gap between the jaws.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 02:06 PM   #6
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Good call, never thought of using an adjustable wrench. Thanks.
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Unread 04-04-2013, 04:38 PM   #7
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My 96 limited 4.0 has a 26
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Unread 04-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #8
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bad bushings

Just replaced the two Bushings that attach to the frame on my 94 ZJ. Ended up being 26mm but the guy at Oreily went outside and measured it for me before i bought it. Now to get my Front end Alligned and be Done with the squirlyness
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Unread 04-05-2013, 12:27 AM   #9
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Well, if anyone will go out and measure the sway bar for me, they just made a sale... I'll buy the links too. I gotta Vegas trip next week, and the clunking is annoying. It'll probably still clunk after I change everything out. Gotta love a zj.
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Unread 04-05-2013, 11:48 PM   #10
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They ended up being a 26. Swapped them out no problem.
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I hope you greased them. If not, they will squeak and drive you nuts.

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Unread 04-06-2013, 09:09 AM   #12
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Sure did, thanks. Even if I didn't grease them, it would just be yet another mild squeak this beauty produces. It's soothing in a way.
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Non greased aren't a mild squeal.
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