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I can only find sway bar bushings for 1.00" and 1.06" sway bars. Mine is 1.15"

Any ideas? I checked rockauto and advance.
 

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That's all aftermarket offers.

Is your actual sway bar 1.15"? If the 1-1/16" bushings won't compress down, you'll have to drill them out.

Are the correct OEM ones still available? I heard they're even subsitituing the wrong sizes for those now.
 

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1.152 was my caliper reading... I don't think they are really that bad yet but I'm changing struts and would like to get them while I've got everything apart.
 

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Since I hate it when people don't post their work-around to problems like this one once they figure it out I will post mine with the intent it will help someone down the road.

I bought the 1.06" Monroe brand bushings ($18.99) from Advance Auto Parts. Picked up in store after buying online using a discount to get 3 over-sized oil filters for basically free with the purchase.

I stuck one side on so far and it seems to work just fine.

 

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Did you use any grease on the bar/bushing? If so what type was it?
 

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No, should I have? I've got a grease gun handy.
 

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a silicon type lube is best for this,, wont eat polly or rubber
 

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Ok, thanks
 

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That's what I heard/read. A silicone based or synthetic grease. Something like the "Super Lube" brand that you can get at Ace. I also think the auto parts stores have small packets of that stuff on the counter along with the packets of anti-seize compound, etc.
 

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That's what I heard/read. A silicone based or synthetic grease. Something like the "Super Lube" brand that you can get at Ace. I also think the auto parts stores have small packets of that stuff on the counter along with the packets of anti-seize compound, etc.
Yeah, I will pick some up. I already put the one side back together so it likely wont get it.
 

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I couldn't find any synthetic stuff so I just used white lithium grease that the parts guy suggested. He seemed to know his stuff so I went with it.
 
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