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those bars would fit on a mk4 right?

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Thanks for the threds with picture turbo, looks like a good guy to deal with.
I guess i would need to know the difference between the toe bars and sway bars and the use in my application. Can both be used? Or only one or the other? I don't know much about performance, but can doo prettymuch my own repairs once i know whare im going with it.

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Are you makeing these or are you haveing someone else make them for you??


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MatLax wrote:
those bars would fit on a mk4 right?


Guys, I need help with this. I have not personally tried to fit them on the MK4. If they use the same set up as the MK3, then it should work.

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Are you makeing these or are you haveing someone else make them for you??


I have the bars made for me as I don't have the facilities personally to make them. I made the first few sets to try and test the bars and now have a machine shop make them.

Thanks for your interest.

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Are these still available? I have a rear control arm on my MK4? (96) Metro that has a bad inner busking that is allowing the tire to toe in/out on its own.


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Yes they are still available. I don't know if they fit an MK4.

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Yes, they will fit a mk4, I've got them on my mk5. Are they this noisy for everybody? Mine klunk quite a bit.

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Are these still available LTLSU??


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G10 wrote:
Are these still available LTLSU??


Yes they are if any one is interested. I even have the springs available as well.

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Wot kind of springs? Lowering springs or something to do with the toe bars?

Wots d damage on 2 sets (4 bars) sent to Kildare, Ireland, 10545?


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You can see pics of the lowering springs in my garage. The link is in my signature. I have them on my T3. There is pics of just the springs and the recent pics of my car with he Konig wheels on are also with the lowering springs installed. I also have the toe bars and there is a picture of those installed as well.

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What type of payment do you accept for these?
Do you paypal?
What does shipping run from Canada, approximately, for these?


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LTLSU,

What size are the rod ends? I see Summit Racing is selling rubber seals for solid rod ends, I was thinking about adding them. Getting tired of re-greasing every six months.

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What type of payment do you accept for these?
Do you paypal?
What does shipping run from Canada, approximately, for these?


I do accept paypal. I would need to know what state they would be shipped to before I can give you an approx costs. I shipped a set down south at it was $40 bucks.

Let me know.

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What size are the rod ends? I see Summit Racing is selling rubber seals for solid rod ends, I was thinking about adding them. Getting tired of re-greasing every six months.


The rod ends are 12mm. I don't see the need for you to be regreasing them every six months as they are self lubricating. I would suggest that you clean them like you clean your car but you don't have to grease them. I have had them on the race car for years without greasing them once. I just clean the dirt off.

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How are they self lubricating? They're steel on steel. I greased them when I put them on and a few months later I took them back off because they were rattling and they were dry and showing minor wear on the ball. They're quiet for a couple of months after greasing, then they clatter away like crazy.

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i just hung a set of these on my twincam vert and they're so much more convenient than the originals to adjust. my alignment guy is going to love me. the OEM assembly won't move the knuckles with the tires on the ground. it's not a problem adjusting these. a twist of the bar and the knuckles get going.

i'll admit that getting the old ones off was a bitch (bushing crush tubes rusted onto the adjustment eccentrics) but i think the end result was worth it.

you don't really realize how flimsy the OEM control rods are until you accidently bend one. i'm surprised that they hold up as long as they do on the cars. joe's tubular control rods are much stronger and don't give a bit. the rubber bushings on the stock control rods would let the knuckles move 1/4" and then the rods would start to bend. you can't "dial in" mush like that.

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Just to let everyone know, I am putting together another order. If anyone is interested, please PM me.

Thanks

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very interested. but waiting on a settlement from a recent business trip before buying.
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Just want to confirm. These def fit a mk2 Swift gti right?. Just that everyone seems to be talking bout mk3's, 4's and T3's.

As far as i know the mk2 and 3's are the same underneath. right?

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Has there been any Australian buyers of these?

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They'll fit any Swift or Metro from 89 up.

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SUZUKI ROCKS wrote:
Just want to confirm. These def fit a mk2 Swift gti right?. Just that everyone seems to be talking bout mk3's, 4's and T3's.

As far as i know the mk2 and 3's are the same underneath. right?


Yes, they will fit an MK2.

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Has there been any Australian buyers of these?


Yes there has been. I have one set on there way there right now.

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