There are a number of
different size rear sway bars in this vehicle.
ONLY way to ensure you're buying the correct size
bushings for your car is to actually physically measure
the sway bar. The is most commonly done one of two ways.
- 1 - Wrench method.
This is quite simple - just take a set of wrenches and
see which one fits over the bar correctly. For example -
if a 18mm wrench fits perfectly over your sway bar -
then you have an 18mm sway bar! Not all of us are lucky
enough to be able to us this method as there are at
times mid-sizes like 23.5mm etc. See below if you fall
into this category.
- 2 - Crescent Wrench
Method. Just a little more complex than the wrench
method. Simply tighten down your adjustable crescent
wrench down over your sway bar. When it's tight - slip
the wrench off and measure between the ends of the
prongs. The distance between these is the size of your
Buying the correct size
bushings is VITAL to ensuring optimum performance from
your sway bar. Bushings that are too large will not
properly grip and support the sway bar. Likewise
bushings that are too small may simply not fit over the
bar and make installation impossible.