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Moog LCA sway bar link mount

Postby Doucettejr » Mon Jul 06, 2015 1:52 pm

Has anybody had an issue where the sway bar link won't line up with the mount on the LCA? It is obviously located in a different place than the OEM LCA mount. It is out from where the shock mounts about an inch. The links will just barely reach but are at an extreme angle. Thanks in advance.
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Re: Moog LCA sway bar link mount

Postby Doucettejr » Mon Jul 06, 2015 6:23 pm

So, I talked to moog and apparently they changed the mounting point midway through the second generation. I'm going to go check out other s10s at the pull a part tomorrow and see if I can grab an older sway bar. I'll update once I know more.
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Re: Moog LCA sway bar link mount

Postby HenryJ » Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:51 pm

Make sure to find a big bar. Maybe the Bravada swaybar?

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Re: Moog LCA sway bar link mount

Postby LoneWolf04 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 11:10 pm

Was there a reason you got the whole control arm? I've been having bad luck with moog lowers going bad. The joint has been wearing into the housing and getting hung up, not a smooth operation when turning and they pop. Reason I mention it is they will probably make you warranty the whole arm and not just the joint. Which means an alignment every time you pull it. Hopefully it was just a bad run or something but wanted to give you a heads up.
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Re: Moog LCA sway bar link mount

Postby Doucettejr » Tue Jul 07, 2015 6:16 am

HenryJ wrote:Make sure to find a big bar. Maybe the Bravada swaybar?

I don't know yet which I will grab. Hopefully I can find a crew a year or two older than mine and grab one.

LoneWolf04 wrote:Was there a reason you got the whole control arm? I've been having bad luck with moog lowers going bad. The joint has been wearing into the housing and getting hung up, not a smooth operation when turning and they pop. Reason I mention it is they will probably make you warranty the whole arm and not just the joint. Which means an alignment every time you pull it. Hopefully it was just a bad run or something but wanted to give you a heads up.


The reason I replaced the whole control arms was because I needed bushings and ball joints. My truck is sitting at just over 270K and the whole suspension was sloppy. The shop that did my lift said they would replace the whole thing while lifting for free. Hopefully I don't have those issues, but at least the ball joints will be easy to replace since they aren't riveted in anymore.
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Postby _STUCKY » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:09 am

I wish you were closer. I have all my ifs parts sitting on a pallet. If you need anything, let me know. Shipping big things may kill it though.
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Postby Doucettejr » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:50 am

_STUCKY wrote:I wish you were closer. I have all my ifs parts sitting on a pallet. If you need anything, let me know. Shipping big things may kill it though.



I wish I was as well I think I have it covered now though. Everything is brand new up front for the time being.

I went to pull a part today and got a sway bar off a 4dr 4wd blazer. The diameter was slighlty less than mine but it fit perfectly with the new control arms. The best part, it was only $25!
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