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Old 09-07-2018, 08:19 AM   #1
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GT3 Drop Link Turnbuckle length

If it is not too much trouble can those with a GT3 front bar and adjustable drop links shoot me a link length dimension....when convenient of course. Also turnbuckle length would be great. A simple design type like Tarret would be best.
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I am going to put my car on jackstands tonight or tomorrow morning for a brake flush, so I will be happy to measure it for you if nobody else has got it to you by then.

Are these the measurements you are looking for?



Or are you looking for the amount of threads showing on each end? I can tell you it is only a few but I can try to get a closeup picture.
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You may want to contact Insite - If I recall correctly, he had part numbers for off-the-shelf hardware to build your own drop links.
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I am going to put my car on jackstands tonight or tomorrow morning for a brake flush, so I will be happy to measure it for you if nobody else has got it to you by then.

Are these the measurements you are looking for?



Or are you looking for the amount of threads showing on each end? I can tell you it is only a few but I can try to get a closeup picture.
Thank you very much sir....your timing is perfect.

Yes, your mark-ups are good. Even eye in case your link is set up very asymmetric one end vs. the other.

Is my imagination or is the barrel section a larger diameter than the rears??
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You may want to contact Insite - If I recall correctly, he had part numbers for off-the-shelf hardware to build your own drop links.
Thank you sir....have not heard from him in a long time.

Wonder if he bothered to go bigger diameter in the front....
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Old 09-07-2018, 04:26 PM   #6
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Front is bigger and threaded part is bigger too, much beefier...
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Old 09-08-2018, 09:47 AM   #7
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If I have time tomorrow, I will pull measurements from mine.
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I got:

* 100mm for the red body
* jam nut 7mm
* top of end link to red body, 50-52mm, 2-3 threads showing
* red body 20mm across on the round parts
* end link width about 35mm
* end to end, 100mm for body + around another 100mm for the ends
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thank you very much! hard question but do the fronts look over designed? Would the rears suffice if they fit?

Yes, I should be doing a comparative sway bar torsional analysis of S vs GT3 and front vs rear sections....
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The Tarett rear go fine with an oem.front sway bar, but maybe a gt3 front swaybay transmits more force to the drop links? Look at how thin the oem drop links are. However i have no idea
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Jay,

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Old 09-10-2018, 05:01 PM   #12
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@steved0x The GT3 bar is shaped differently than the factory bar, so I’m pretty sure it’s a length issue.
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