Home Made Disconnects

I decided to make my own quick disconnects, this mod can be done with stock swaybar links..

I started with (2) grade 8 3/8″ x 2″ bolts and (2) grade 8 3/8″ with (4) 3/8″ washers…
I marked the bolts after installing aftermaket swaybar links (i used the rear links off my jeep, because i had some BDS quick discos up front (and like em) and decided to do this)

then I notched the bolts with my cutt off wheel so make it easier to drill though them…
be sure to leave the nut on the bolt while notching the bolts, it’ll help debur and fix the threads…

next I drilled the holes in the bolts,…

the pin it to just keep the nut from backing all the way off, because i only hand tighten lol

I welded some tumb tabs on my grade 8 bolts and nuts…

not pretty but functional…

welded some pins to the frame to hold the swaybar links when not in used (the only reason why i did this setup lol )

I discovered that the place that I choose to weld my link holding pins rubs on the the tire under flex, but no bad enough to damage the tire…
only my little hitch pins get bent, but the links dont readly fall off so I don’t need the hitch pins to hold the links there

i also switched over to this style retaining pin (just personal preference), I feel like it wont fall off as easily

thanks to tony for helping and pas for the idea!

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