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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 05-16-2019, 02:05 PM Thread Starter
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Broke both sway bar links.

I just had the dealer replace my broken driver's side front sway bar link when I had the car in the shop to get the rusted/leaking transmission cooling lines replaced on my 2009.

The VERY NEXT DAY, I drove up on a high spot while parking off-road and heard/felt a "bang" under the front passenger side. Yup... the other link broke.

I'm going to replace this one myself. Is a Moog link the best choice, or is another brand recommended? AutoZone DuraLast as good for less money?

Thanks for any insights,

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Probably won't make a difference imo. You can check on rockauto to see what's available and compare pricing.

The higher, the fewer.
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I got Moog's from rockauto in the back and they seem to be holding up ok for the cost savings over OEM.
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I love my MOOG endlinks. All 4 corners.
Have nice grease zerks too. Only downside is they take a 15mm and 18mm wrench for install.


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