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Has anyone broke a stock endlink on the 08 yet? Whether with stock swaybar/suspension setup or with aftermarket. If aftermarket please state what your setup is.
 

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Broke 2 sets with Perrin 25mm front sway --- 08 STi
 

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I just went back to stock endlinks on the 25mm Perring bar. How long did the endlinks hold up for you.
 

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whiteline 22 front/20 rear, stock endlinks, no breakage yet. approx 5k on em
 

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Held up for 10 minutes :'(
Both of them
 

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Hi Have 25mm perrin bars up front with stock endlinks for over 7K miles now, checked the other day and still holding up *knock on wood*, i do take turns semi-aggressive. I will switch them out when someone makes a good endlink that does not make noise. If someone can take the oem design and just make it 3x stronger i'd buy it in a heartbeat!
 

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I am still looking for solid rears not using hard rubber or hyme joints as well.
 

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My 25mm Cobb bar has been on the stock endlinks for about 10 months. During that time it has seen 5 autocrosses and been daily driven through a potholed construction zone, both ways, 3 days a week. No breaks here.

When I replaced the rear sway I went for the Rallitek links.
 

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I have the Rallitek rears and they are good.
 

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OEM sockets are made of plastic and just not as strong. Sooner or later you will get more play out of the endlinks.
 

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OEM sockets are made of plastic and just not as strong. Sooner or later you will get more play out of the endlinks.
This would also be how to get the most out of the sway bar upgrades, breakage-wise though, the OEM units can usually handle the upgraded sways under normal driving conditions.
That being said, I have broken other links on the track and mountain passes due to repetitive 2 and 3 wheeling situations.
 

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If the front endlink does break during a turn/cornering, will my car loose control?
Depends what you are doing while it broke and how hard you were cornering. But potenitally, yes, it might.
 

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i need to upgrade my endlinks just so i can get the most out of my bars. i feel like im no gettin the full potential with the crappy stock ones. but hey, they havent broke yet :-\
 

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Well my endlinks are noisy. I have the whileline endlinks upfront and rallitek in the rear. I am using the cobb front and rear sways with Megan Coilovers. Anyone with similar setup have the same noise? If not what what endlinks are you using?
 

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Describe the noise. Endlinks usually make popping sounds if anything. You sure you aren't just hearing the urethane bushings squeaking?
 

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Well my endlinks are noisy. I have the whileline endlinks upfront and rallitek in the rear. I am using the cobb front and rear sways with Megan Coilovers. Anyone with similar setup have the same noise? If not what what endlinks are you using?
I had Whiteline in the front but took them out b/c of clunking sound. I have Rallitek in the rear with no sound what so ever. I went back to stock in the front.
 
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