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Rear Drop Link Replacement TT


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Hi all,

I'm going to replace my rear drop links on the TT. Having a quick look the link to the sway bar itself is simple enough to remove, but the upper connection to the chassis looks to be a captive nut. Is it simply a case of undoing the bottom link then "spinning" the whole drop link until it's free? Or am I seeing things incorrectly?

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For anyone else who ends up doing this, the top link is a captive nut, you need to take a 17mm spanner onto the built-in nut on the drop link itself. For the bottom you'll have to use a 17mm spanner and 16mm socket. It was a fairly tough job as the bolts were fairly seized, so a decent soaking in penetrant fluid is the order of the day. If your new links come with 2 new nuts (like mine did) you will only use 1 - which is what initially confused me.

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