NM Engineering's new rear adjustable sway bar links provides three benefits:
Everything starts with the material -- after all, it is the foundation of the part. NM Engineering did not skimp here as these links are precision CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminum here in California. Because this is a high-stress part, 7075 was chosen because it has the same tensile strength as steel, yet is much lighter. Just to compare, 7075-T6 has almost twice the tensile strength compared to 6061-T6.
Another benefit afforded by 7075-T6 is it allowed NM Engineering to machine or turn-down the centers of the links to save weight and stay clear of the brake lines and brake pad sensor wires. To give you an idea how thin the link is, the centers of the NM links are thinner than a standard AA battery.
NM's links also utilize precision CNC machined stainless steel ball-joint spacers as stainless steel is stronger and more durable than 6061 aluminum alloy. To maximize adjustability, NM chose a special thin jam nut which allow an additional c" of adjustment compared to others being sold in the market.
The length of the links are 25mm shorter than the OE link (with ample adjustment) and is a match for most performance lowering springs out there. This is also 'the' solution for enthusiasts out there with coil-over suspension that lower the ride height more than 1.5". Be wary of adjustable links that are the same length as the OE units as they will not have sufficient adjustment to position the sway bar sit in a neutral position, relative to the swing arm.
NM Engineering's rear adjustable sway bar links will not yield like their OE counterparts making sure that all suspension movements are transmitted to the sway bar for maximum performance. This part is a must especially on lowered vehicles or cars equipped with aftermarket sway bars.
The Heim joint (pillow ball rod end) may generate some noise for its lack of rubber bushing while performing normally.
Fits all 2007-2013 R56-chassis MINI models, including Cooper and Cooper S hardtop and convertible, plus all Clubman models. JCW models, too.
Shipping Weight: 5.0 lb
Manufacturer: NM Engineering
Category: Bushings and End Links
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