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    Thread: how low before sway bar hits axles

    1. Member vrcabby's Avatar
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      05-09-2012 12:32 AM #1
      I have a 2004.5 Passat B5.5 fwd. I just ordered a set of Ksport coilovers im waiting on them to come in (bout to 2 weeks) i fully stock on my suspension im at 70k im just wondering how low can i go before my sway bar hits my axle? also for the miles i have what other things should i get ie strut bushings? Thanks..

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      05-09-2012 09:13 AM #2
      Remove the springs and one swaybar endlink and perform a suspension stroke test.

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      05-09-2012 10:37 AM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by meboice View Post
      Remove the springs and one swaybar endlink and perform a suspension stroke test.
      thanks for your responce, unfortunatly i ve never done that test, any way you can clarify?

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      05-24-2012 12:33 PM #4
      Im installing today anyone have any Ideas!!

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      05-30-2012 10:40 AM #5
      Start with everything at 1/2 way down and go from there. Your springs will settle after a day or two and you will be readjusting your ride height anyway. Yes, replace your front bushings/bearings.

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