GM Corvette 1963-1982 Repair Guide

Stabilizer Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

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Fig. Fig. 1: Unfasten the clamps and retainers, then remove the stabilizer bar

The stabilizer bar is rubber-mounted to the frame in two locations and attaches to the lower control arms through two links.

  1. Raise the vehicle and disconnect the links from the stabilizer bar.
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  3. Unbolt the rubber frame attachments and remove the bar from the car.
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  5. Reverse the procedure to install the stabilizer.
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  7. Hand-tighten all connections until the bar and links are fully assembled.
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  9. Tighten all connections, lower the vehicle, and bounce it a few times.
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  11. Raise the car and tighten all connections with a wrench.
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