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    can you undo both busshes and get the effect of taking the bar off, instead of trying to get the links undone?, just wanted to test the rear anti rollbar isn't bent!, but didn't want to try and loosen the links.
     
     

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    That should work, just undo them and pull the roll bar down a bit.

    I don't know about my E46 but previous cars I have had no problem totally removing the roll bar and links - it was always removing the links from the rollbar (Well, specifically re-attaching them again) that gave me trouble.
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    cheers mate. just wanted to see if bredans idea of undoing the the rollbar actually makes the car change it stance at the rear! i am hoping the car drops 10mil on passenger side so that i can remove the drivers 10mil spring pad! that way i will get another 10mil drop at the rear.
     
     

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    If my new springs don't cure the lean I'll probably be doing the same thing pretty soon! I don't want to add any spring pads because the eibachs will only just be low enough at the back as it is!
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    Quote Originally Posted by seriousrikk View Post
    If my new springs don't cure the lean I'll probably be doing the same thing pretty soon! I don't want to add any spring pads because the eibachs will only just be low enough at the back as it is!
    thats just it, 1 side was just low enough, put had to add a pad to level out!, now its still to high at the rear.
     
     

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    Personally I wouldn't loosen either of the ARB bushes off - if you do, the whole bar will be suspended by those little drop links - which are prone to snapping off. How I did it was to remove the wheel on one side, reach in & undo the top bolt securing the drop link to the suspension arm. You then put the wheel back on & go for a drive - then remeasure the ride height. It's a very quick operation
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