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    Default Rear Sway bar end links

    Can you put MS3 rear Sway bar links on regular 3 (second gen)? As far as I read MS3 endlinks have 12mm shafts vs 10mm for MZ3...could I just drill 2mm out of my stock Rsb?

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    Default Re: Rear Sway bar end links

    That would probably take a lot of work. The sway bar is a very heavy piece of metal. I do not see a reason to drill them? It's the same style of link. Is there a reason you don't want to replace with the same size?

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    Default Re: Rear Sway bar end links

    MS3 endlinks are beefier so that is the reason. How does that work with upgraded Rsb on MZ3, you keep you stock endlinks with smaller shafts or you would need to get ms3 links then?

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    Default Re: Rear Sway bar end links

    I've had stock end links on my mz3 with a MS3 rear sway for 9 years. All I did was have some spacers made for them and that took up any slack. They have yet to break. *knock on wood*



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    Default Re: Rear Sway bar end links

    i bought some MS3 endlink from Rockauto, priced really well, check them out, no surprise at my door delivery as well.

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    Default Re: Rear Sway bar end links

    I bought moog end links for mazda 3, forgetting that i have jbr sway bar ( ms3 spec). So what i ended up with was some clunking over small bumps since theres a gap.

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