MAXXLinks Custom - April 1998-1999 - 8.5" Center to Center
MAXXLinks Custom for April 1995-1997 and 1998-1999 Ram 2500/3500 4x4 that has been lifted 4” or more. Center to center measurement of 8.5".
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Wear prone stock ball socket is replaced with a long-lasting, simple and robust design
Thermoplastic/urethane bushings perform better and last longer than original equipment rubber design
Features include 4140 alloy steel eyelets, drawn over mandrel steel tubing and grade 8 bolts
Extended length accommodates suspensions with lift kits of 4” or more – measures 8.5” center to center
Maintenance-free, corrosion resistant, and won’t squeak or rattle
Excellent SuspensionMAXX customer service and technical support
100% American Made and covered by the MAXXLinks Limited Warranty
April 1995-1997 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4x4 Lifted 4” or More
1998-1999 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4x4 Lifted 4” or More
MAXXLink SMX-122485 Heavy Duty Sway Bar End Links are designed in an extended length, measuring 8.5” center to center, to fit April 1995-1999 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 4x4 trucks that have been lifted 4” or more. MAXXLink Heavy Duty Sway Bar End Links were developed by the innovators at SuspensionMAXX as an extremely durable, cost efficient and long lasting solution for the quick wearing OEM end links – which are known to have a short service life.
The MAXXLinks end link system replaces the weak OEM ball-in-socket style link with a simple, robust and high quality design. MAXXLinks won’t squeak or rattle and are maintenance free. 100% made in the USA and covered by the MAXXLinks Limited Warranty.
MAXXLinks Custom Heavy Duty Sway Bar End Links use thermoplastic/urethane bushings to perform better and last longer than the original equipment rubber design. Eyelet links are manufactured with ultra-high strength 4140 treated alloy steel and electroplated with yellow zinc dichromate for corrosion resistance. Shaft sections are made from drawn over mandrel steel tubing and grade 8 bolts for durability. Maintenance free MAXXLinks come complete with stainless steel washers and locking fasteners.
MAXXLinks SMX-122485 is sized to fit 1995-1999 Dodge Ram 2500 and 3500 models that have lifted 4” or more. Please note that the links are designed to fit 1995 models manufactured April 1995 and later. SMX-122485 is designed to work with the inverted front suspension design with the tower at the axle – which places the sway bar higher than the steering.
MAXXLinks simply replace original equipment sway bar end links. Installation takes just forty five minutes to an hour and is supported by the SuspensionMAXX Technical Support Program.
|Fits April 1998-1999 Ram 2500/3500 Lifted 4" or more. Center to Center Measurement of 8.5"|
Measure the sway bar end link from the center line of the lower mounting point to the centerline of the upper mounting point. Our links are built to the specific center to center measurements.
First select the link style you need based on your year make and model. Then add the desired measurement to the end of the part number. For example, if you need an 8-1/2 “ sway bar end link for your 2006 Dodge Ram 2500. The link style would be SMX-1226. The 8.5” version would be SMX-122685 or for an 8” version SMX-122680. We can build you a sway bar link for your RAM up to 12” Center to Center! Depending on your model Please verify the style of end link you need for your truck. Dodge has changed the sway bar links in some cases every two years and we have done our best to narrow the sway bar links down to the exact year make and model.
Lift kits often come with screw on extensions for your sway bar links or they use a drop bracket for the frame that allows you to keep the OE sway bar links. Most drop brackets are 2.0 -2.5” and also move the sway bar forward for additional clearance to the coil spring.
We experienced and had customers try the Adjustable Heim joint style end links and at first they are great. As the Heim joints wear over time they end up loose and noisy. No longer capable of keeping the sway bar firmly mounted to the axle.
Your sway bar should be on a neutral angle, parallel with the frame.
You can hire a professional installer to help you.
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