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Sorry if this has already been asked, surfed for about an hour to no avail.

Question for all of you lowered 3 owners out there; do you run aftermarket adjustable end links to account for lowering your vehicle? If so, what brand are you running?

Recently installed BC racing BR series coilovers a few weeks ago. Has some clunking noises and ended up being the end links. Had all four replaced with OE quality end links by a shop since I was out of town. The clunk came back after a few days. Found both front links were becoming lose, re-tightened and sure enough after about an hour of driving the noise came back. Not sure if I received a defective set, or if aftermarket adjustable endlinks are a must when lowering the car.

Suspension is stock besides the coilovers. Any help is greatly appreciated!
 

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Sorry if this has already been asked, surfed for about an hour to no avail.

Question for all of you lowered 3 owners out there; do you run aftermarket adjustable end links to account for lowering your vehicle? If so, what brand are you running?
Of course, theres only about 100 threads discussing this here......

Search function is top right corner...

Search Ebay for "heavy duty adjustable end links"
These:
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Heavy-Duty...E93/281695078940?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144

They are generic parts, sold for many different cars, ignore the description....
 

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I am not sure if coming loose is the problem with the links, but the installation. If the links are too weak for lowered car, they should break when driving hard, not coming loose, shouldn’t they?
 

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I am not sure if coming loose is the problem with the links, but the installation. If the links are too weak for lowered car, they should break when driving hard, not coming loose, shouldn’t they?
I’m riding stock links lowered on eibach and progress bar and still holding 5 weeks later.
Won’t put GRP ones till stock snap, if they ever do.
 

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Just an FYI, the OEM links are not real strong. The stud is pressed into a plastic socket, which is secured to the rest of the end link by those four little orange nubs on the back. Those tiny nubs come loose and the whole thing falls apart....:surprise:
The OEM rear bar has a spring rate of ~ 340 lbs/in, the Progress bar is 772 and 1015 depending on the setting. Thats a huge increase, one the OEM links are not really intended to handle.





 
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