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'94 LeBaron LE Sedan - Front sway bar diameter?

Discussion in 'EEK! - Every Extended-K Car' started by goair99, Feb 15, 2017.

  1. goair99

    goair99 Active Member

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    What is the diameter of the front sway bar on a base LeBaron LE sedan w/3.0?

    Rockauto has 1", 1 1/16", 1 1/8" and 7/8" listed! WTF???

    I am going to have them replaced...
     
  2. manybrews

    manybrews Active Member

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    your best bet is to measure it with a caliper, because I doubt anyone will have the knowledge as to which trim came with which sway bar.
     
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  3. goair99

    goair99 Active Member

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    The senior members usually know questions like this. Just waiting for a response.
     
  4. Bob Lincoln

    Bob Lincoln "CHECK FAULT CODES"
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    Same here. I would measure with calipers. If not available, wrap a string around the bar, mark the circumference, and then measure it and divide by pi (3.14) to get the diameter.
     
  5. ImperialCrown

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    Are you replacing the inner/outer bushings? I only have Mopar part #'s that might cross-reference, I don't have sizes.
    If this is truly the standard suspension, the stock sway bar is Mopar part # 5272208, the inner bushings are # 5272219 and the outer bushings are # 5272214.
     
  6. goair99

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    Thanks for your research! I am replacing both because of a knocking sound from the front. I had new Monroe Quick Struts installed and the knock is not as bad, but I am suspecting it's the sway bar bushings...
     
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    They do wear. The outers will clunk over bumps (the normally round bushing hole becomes oval) and the inners can squawk and creak over bumps. The service manual says not to lube noisy rubber bushings. Petroleum greases will attack the rubber, but silicone greases are more rubber friendly (only if you need it).
     
  8. neon98rt

    neon98rt Well-Known Member

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    Wait where did you find monroe quick struts for a lebaron??? I only could find struts.
     
  9. manybrews

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    Rock auto. They'll have everything.
     
  10. neon98rt

    neon98rt Well-Known Member

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    show me the link for a 90 and i will be your best friend. Maybe there is some for newer years.
     
  11. goair99

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    rockauto.com Monroe part# 171819L and 171819R $91.36 each and in stock...
     
  12. goair99

    goair99 Active Member

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    Last try for the sway bar diameter... LE 3.0 sedan??? Very hard to measure with a string.
     
  13. Bob Lincoln

    Bob Lincoln "CHECK FAULT CODES"
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    Measure with a strip of paper, then. It won't stretch. Just wrap it around and mark it to get the circumference and divide by Pi.
     
  14. goair99

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    Ok, will give it a try and get back with an update.
     
  15. pt006

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    Or you can use an open end wrench. Or use a big adjustable wrench and set it, tape the knurled 'wheel', and measure that.
     
  16. goair99

    goair99 Active Member

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    Thanks! will try this way also.
     
  17. neon98rt

    neon98rt Well-Known Member

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    I like the open wrench idea. I personally have the correct tool . They make plastic ones too for like 5 dollars.
     

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