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Re: How long should it take to replace... (archive)

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Posted by Shawn Fogg on June 10, 1999 at 16:11:24:

In Reply to: How long should it take to replace... posted by wizzard on June 10, 1999 at 15:29:47:


"They quoted 3.5 hours for the brake lines and 3 for the sway bars."

I did both of these myself. When I did the brake lines I also added SpeedBleeds so the flushing/bleeding of the brakes was really quick in my case. The brake lines are time consuming at home taking one or two wheels off at a time and having to keep jacking the car up and down. On a lift it should be quicker then the sway bars.

The front sway bar is easy to install, the rear is a PITA to get out. I had to drop the spare tire and exhaust and bend a heat shield to do it but was able to leave the wheels on.

As for time it took I really didn't keep much track of that sort of thing. The brake lines where probably 2 hours. The front sway bar was 45 minutes or so, the rear was probably 2 hours.

On a lift they would all be easier and quicker to do.

Hope this helps,


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