Chevrolet Full Size Cars 1979-1989

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 The stabilizer bar is retained to the control arms using links and grommets

  1. Raise and support the front of the vehicle safely using jackstands.
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  3. Disconnect the stabilizer link bolts at the lower control arms.
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  5. Remove the retainers and the stabilizer-to-frame clamps.
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  7. Remove the stabilizer bar from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the stabilizer bar to the vehicle and loosely secure using the stabilizer-to-frame clamps.
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  3. Connect the stabilizer link bolts to the lower control arms.
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  5. Torque the stabilizer-to-lower control arm bolts to 13 ft. lbs. (18 Nm) and the stabilizer clamp-to-frame bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
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  7. Remove the supports and carefully lower the vehicle.
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