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Old 01-13-2011, 06:34 AM   #1
 
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Stabilizer Bushings 07 HHR

I had a rattle in my front end , almost sounded like a knocking noise like the struts. I took it the first time to the dealer and it was taken care of because of the warranty. It happened again at 45k miles and i when and bought the stabilizer bushings for stabilizer bar for $3.78 ea and i needed two. I paid my mechanic $50 to put them on and the noise was gone! They will ask for a vin number because there are two different size stabilizer bars.
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Old 01-13-2011, 10:22 AM   #2
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most peole are replaceing the links, I just orderd the Moog regreaseable, will be here next week, I didnt know thebar comes in 2 widgths the Eibach is a larger diameter.
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Does anyone have a part# handy on the bushings? Or will they know what Im talking about if I say I need front stabilizer bar bushings for a 07 hhr? I was gonna run up to Advance after work and get my parts ordered so I can fix my clunky front end.
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A piece of advice- get aftermarket sway bar bushings. I had less than 30K on my car and replaced them. The OEM's broke apart in the mechanics hand. Once I saw that the stock bushings were low quality, I went aftermarket. I am at 60k now with no return of the knocking problem.
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What aftermarket bushings did you use? Got some part numbers?
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Here's a "small" selection of front bar bushings from energy suspension:

http://www.energysuspensionparts.com...r-Bushings.asp

Remember when purchasing to only purchase (1) as they are sold in pairs, DOH .....

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Thanks for the info. Does anyone know what size is needed for an 07 LT?
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Were pretty sure most stock LT or LS Front Bars are 25mm dia! We recommend the taller greaseable version in black !

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It seems you get smarter each year after the Toms Farm 2g2 next year you will SOOO smart I dont know if we can put up with you, HAHAHA I tried to order the bushings from the site you listed they may be closed today, and my air cleaner is not to tight.
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I had given my e-mail this morning, they just got back to me and I ordered the bushings thanks fo the info.
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