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Old 09-17-2012, 03:26 PM   #277224
cyberkaa
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Originally Posted by briangl92 View Post
Kalim, what's the silliness about preload on the front drop links about? It's a balljoint so shouldn't it not matter?
It's not as hard as people make it seem. Left and right should be neutral w.r.t. each other with the car sitting on level ground (i.e. the bar is under zero torsion).
Sway bar ends should ideally be parallel to the ground as well for proper resistance and range of motion.
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