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This is K5 related, but are there any cheaper sway bar disconnects other than the kit ORD's offers? I hate spending $100 on a kit that cost probably under $50 to make.
 
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Just make your own. I made mine for my blazer for around $25 including new bushings.
 
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Where did you get your materials
 
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Home Depot and Advance for the Bushings. Check out my build thread somewhere in there is some pics of how I did it.
 
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K5's have a different sway bar set up. Still can be done, but a little more complicated than the s-series.

Google K5 sway bar disconnects and there's a few threads that talk about home made ones.
 
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I have Googled it and all I find is one article on a guy that used a heim joint (no place around here sells heim joints). So next.....
 
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Make some similar to the ORD ones, looks like some steel plate, tube, bushings and a large pin.
 
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Originally Posted by r_marczak_83 View Post
I have Googled it and all I find is one article on a guy that used a heim joint (no place around here sells heim joints). So next.....
try Tractor Supply/ TSC for heim joints
 
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This is what I came up with.Cheap sway bar disconnects-sd530901.jpg
 
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Nevermind. They dont work. I think i need bushings on bottom to allow some movement.
 
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