Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit
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Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit

Part No. DW-K8265 Warranty Details  

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Driveworks chassis parts help to eliminate front-end vibration, shimmy and unsafe handling. Driveworks chassis parts meet OE specifications, help ensure improved steering response and reduce tire wear.

Product Features:
  • Gas shielded welding reinforcement ensure the safety of driving under poor road conditions
  • Wrench flats at the base of the stud allow for the use of sockets for easy installation
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Bushing Color:Blue
Bushing Material:Polyurethane
Grease Zerks Included:No

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DriveworksSuspension Sway Bar Link Kit
 
4.4

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (5)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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    (1)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (5)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Trucks (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Mechanic (4), Auto enthusiast (3), Truck enthusiast (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (5)

Reviewed by 8 customers

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5.0

Great replacement

By 

from North Carolina

About Me Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Trucks

    Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

    easy to install. gets the job done!

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    awesome

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    from 1004

    3 or more reviews submitted

    Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

    big noticeable difference

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    2.0

    superseded part doesn't fit

    By 

    from Fort Wayne, IN

    About Me Mechanic

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Use
      • Incompatible

      Best Uses

        Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

        I have a '99 Suburban. The left sway bar end link broke, so I decided to replace them both. Apparently, some genius decided to supersede the part for '88-'99 trucks with the part that fits '98-'07 of the newer body style. Too bad it doesn't fit. The newer ones have bolts that are 1" longer than the originals and sleeves that are 1.25" longer. I couldn't get the nuts started, so I gave up and cut 0.25" off the sleeves to make them fit. With the suspension at full droop, the end of the bolt is pretty close to the ABS wires on the upper control arm, which isn't very comforting. Thanks, aftermarket cheapskates, for providing parts that don't fit because it's easier for you.

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        (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Works well enough

        By 

        from Milwaukee, WI

        About Me Auto Enthusiast, Competitive Driver, Mechanic

        Verified Buyer
        Level 1

        Pros

        • Easy To Use
        • Fits correctly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Trucks

          Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

          I had a front end clunk from my '01 Yukon that turned out to be a bad sway bar end link. The nut on top backed off, leaving the end link floating in space.

          The OEM ones lasted for 250,000 miles and these are the same design, so I expect a good service life out of them as well. It wasn't worth it to me for the upgraded units for the application.

          Installation is easy as long as you can jack the vehicle up to take tension off the old sway bar links. The top nut isn't a locking design on these, so I used red threadlocker to keep it secure.

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          • No

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          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          quality part easy install

          By 

          from redford michigan

          About Me Auto Enthusiast, Mechanic

          Level 1

          Pros

          • Durable
          • High-Performance

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Cars
            • Small Cars

            Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

            Contrary to other reviews,bolts ARE NOT too short. Control arm must be raised with a jack in order to have bolt go through sway bar.Sway bar moves up 3 to 4 inches once tension is released. this part is very easy to install took less than 20 minutes.

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great price and great quality

            By 

            from Wheeling,Illinois

            Verified Buyer
            Level 1

            Pros

            • Durable
            • High-Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

                The part is well worth the price and of good quality.

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                • No

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                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                does the job

                By 

                from jacksonville, fl

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                Level 7

                Pros

                • Durable
                • Easy To Use
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Large Cars
                  • Trucks

                  Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

                  good replacement for stock sway bar links, I use these on my 02 Avalanche I have used the moog brand before on an explorer I had and these work just the same but may not last as long. But you can get 2 or 3 sets of these for the same price as one set of moog sway bar links.

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                  (3 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  meh

                  By 

                  from chicago

                  About Me Truck Enthusiast

                  Pros

                  • Durable

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Trucks

                    Comments about Driveworks Suspension Sway Bar Link Kit:

                    Put them on my 97 k1500 since the bushings on the old ones melted, on mine I had to cut the old ones inhalf, take an impact, and vice grips

                    Put impact on nut/bolt put vice grips on sleeve
                    Pull trigger and it strips the sleeve off and loosens....had to do that 4x it was a real PITA
                    then for the new ones I kept having to Jack both control arms up and dowm so I could get the new end links in there...real PITA
                    The new ones look good, havent really noticed anything different....I hope they last

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                    3 Questions | 3 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Is this one sway bar per kit? Or does it come with two to a kit.

                      Thank you
                      Asked on 4/25/2016 by Jay from Warwick,RI

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        Hi Jay, I'm glad to assist you! This Sway Bar Link Kit - Part No. DW-K8265 contains one sway bar. You'll need two of these per vehicle.

                        Answered on 4/26/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Will this fit a 2002 Chevy Silverado, 1500 4 wheel drive. V8 with a four inch lift?
                      Asked on 4/22/2016 by Michele from Pocono, PA

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        No, Michele! This Sway Bar Link Kit - Part No. DW-K8265 will not fit your 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4WD. The exact fit sway bar link kit for your vehicle is unavailable online. However. I'd recommend checking with your local store for availability.

                        Answered on 4/24/2016 by Solomon from AAP
                    • Q:

                      Does this fit a 2000 Silverado with 4wd?
                      Asked on 10/22/2012 by Garrett

                      1 answer

                      • CUSTOMER CARE

                        A:

                        We will need more information including the year, make, model, sub-model and engine size of your application before we can make a suggestion.
                        For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at 1-877-238-2623 or visit your nearest Advance Auto Parts store and our representatives would be more than happy to assist you.

                        Answered on 10/23/2012 by Aaron from AAP
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