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    Are my new droplinks too long are will they fit??

    I've got FK coilovers on which currently have shorted metal droplinks but I decided to replace them and read that standard drop links would be fine and there'd be no need to get shorter ones however when i've come to fit them i've realised they are quite a bit longer.

    Will I still be able to fit them or do I need to buy FK one's again or the V-Maxx one's from LMF??

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    they will fit no problem, you just need to adjust the antiroll bar itself.
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    How do I adjust it?? Or do you mean just pull down on it really hard

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    pull it down really hard is the one. put a bar between the anti roll bar and the drive shaft and that should give you enough leaverage to do it

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    Or get a second jack and jack up the hub raising the hole on the coilover to fit it. Wouldn't thing they would last long mind. You can get mk1 focus ones off ebay that fit fk's for £17 a pair.

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    i found it easier jacking the car up taking the wheel off, removing the nuts of the droplink then put wheel back, now move the car sideways along a curb with 2 wheels on path 2 wheels on road this way its enough room to crawl under neath. as the car is sitting on all fours the anti roll bar will not have moved this now makes it a straight swap of droplinks once done move car onto flat and then wheel off nuts on.. job done.

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    Cheers for the help guys, yeah i'm now thinking they may not last too long if they are being put under far more stress but one thing is I'll know if they solve my knocking noise

    Think i'll use a jack to push the hub up and do it that way as the car is sat on axle stands anyways

    Gonna check ebay for Mk1 focus one's then for when these one's give up

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    Well came to try and take them off today and well, i couldn't get the **** nuts off at the ARB end, rusted solid and seen as i was on axle stands I couldn't really get any leverage on them cause of restricted space.

    I now have an annoying grinding noise and the only things I actually changed were the two bolts at the bottom of the strut as the nuts had begun to round off so I have no idea why its now grinding!!

    Thankfully its off to have a service in 2 weeks so i'm gonna get them to sort it but obviously that costs money

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