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Old 09-15-2010, 10:29 PM   #1
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Which adjustable front sway bar endlinks work on the Yaris?

A couple of months back I purchased KSPORT coilovers, and could drop it no more than 1.7" in the front. It seems that a shorter endlink would allow me the loosen up the springs a little, and allow me to thread the perch up a little more for a better drop.

The only problem is that KSPORT doesn't make one for our car, and that's why the coilovers didn't come with any. That leaves me with no other choice but to buy one for a different car(Fit,MR2,Mini) or buy one for the Yaris, but a different manufacturer of Coilovers(Kido,Megan,Tein,etc).
If any of you have had experience with endlinks, I would appreciate your imput.
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Old 08-31-2011, 05:54 PM   #2
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having the same problem, have you found a solution?
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:33 PM   #3
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I'd need to see a picture of the end link attachment point, but in my experience, end links have nothing whatsoever to do with ride height.

Much easier to buy a shorter spring!

Marlon, did you remove the height adjustment rings completely? That should give you more drop.
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:52 PM   #4
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I'd need to see a picture of the end link attachment point, but in my experience, end links have nothing whatsoever to do with ride height.

Much easier to buy a shorter spring!

Marlon, did you remove the height adjustment rings completely? That should give you more drop.
+1 Looking at the images of the Yaris kit, those K Sport springs are way to long. Just order the appropriate length/rate ones from Eibach or Hypercoil.
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:53 PM   #5
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what about these: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/_W0QQ...KQ3aMEWAXQ3aIT
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Old 08-31-2011, 06:58 PM   #6
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Just a matter of if they will go short enough to allow the swaybar collar to be lowered on the strut. Powergrid makes good parts, knowing now that they have a Yaris application, they could likely make a custom shorter one if needed.

Our car is very low, and we use the stock endlinks, but only a 6" long spring.
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Old 08-31-2011, 10:42 PM   #7
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Or, if you purchased something like the kit you show above, you can just tap more threads to the shaft, and cut it down as short as you want. Or another option would be to purchased your own threaded rod, cut to length, to fit.
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:21 AM   #8
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+1 Looking at the images of the Yaris kit, those K Sport springs are way to long. Just order the appropriate length/rate ones from Eibach or Hypercoil.
Thats partially true.

Im having similar issues with the Ksport coilover as well.

For the front, the mounting point for the sway bar is adjustable - great if you can find an adjustable sway bar.

For the rear, i find the spring too short - no matter how i adjust - the maximum gap i can get is about 2 fingers(from the top of the tire to the body-wheel arc).
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Old 09-01-2011, 04:49 PM   #9
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For my car the endlinks are both basically pointing towards
Eachother and I hand to step on the sway just to get the
Top link to fit into the strut bracket. Not sure if that's the load
These things are meant to carry. It also might be because my
Car was jacked up on one side I had a hard time getting it in
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i find the spring too short - no matter how i adjust - the maximum gap i can get is about 2 fingers
is this without the adjustment rings (front) and perches (rear)?
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Car was jacked up on one side I had a hard time getting it in
Jack up the front (both sides) to do the fronts and the rear (both sides) to do the rear.
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For the front, the mounting point for the sway bar is adjustable - great if you can find an adjustable sway bar.
I don't understand this. Don't the end links attach to the sway bar?
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Old 09-02-2011, 08:15 PM   #13
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A couple of months back I purchased KSPORT coilovers, and could drop it no more than 1.7" in the front. It seems that a shorter endlink would allow me the loosen up the springs a little, and allow me to thread the perch up a little more for a better drop.

The only problem is that KSPORT doesn't make one for our car, and that's why the coilovers didn't come with any. That leaves me with no other choice but to buy one for a different car(Fit,MR2,Mini) or buy one for the Yaris, but a different manufacturer of Coilovers(Kido,Megan,Tein,etc).
If any of you have had experience with endlinks, I would appreciate your imput.
Are you running staggered ride height (front left - front right) or tuning for specific turns (roundy-round racing)?
If not, adjustable links aren't necessary. The OEM units work fine.
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:08 PM   #14
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I can't believe y'allz brought this thread back almost a year of sleep. I finally figured out how to adjust the shocks and go as low as I wanna. Thanks for your imput.
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Old 09-02-2011, 09:11 PM   #15
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Jack up the front (both sides) to do the fronts and the rear (both sides) to do the rear.
I have posted some pictures in another thread.

http://www.yarisworld.com/forums/sho...ghlight=ksport

Take a look at the first 1. Alot of other coilovers, the mounting point for the linkage is fixed as the often used back the original ones.

For Ksport, it allows you to go really really low with the ride except you will need the adjustable linkage like the in the picture which TS has posted.

Also check out my Front installed photo and you will probably know why.

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