Does anyone know the diameter of the front sway bar?

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    I need to replace the front sway bar bushings but I need the diameter. Looking to use energy suspension bushings.
     
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    You want to know the diameter of what you have? Check with a caliper?
     
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    I don't have a caliper and I was hoping someone would know right off hand.
     
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    Thank you
     
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    A cheap one is maybe $5~10, more than adequate for rough measure like round bar OD. Or get a decent dial gauge style for $40~50, you won’t regret it. Avoid digital; they CAN eat batteries. The high end ones might be ok, but who knows.
     
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    they W I L L eat batteries /
     
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    There is a formula, which I don't know, where you can wrap a piece of paper around it, mark it,
    then measure the length of it and apply the formula to get the circumference.
    You could also us a cresent wrench over it, tighten it and then measure the gap.
     
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    Divide measured length (circumference) by 3.14159 (roughly Pi) will give you diameter.
     
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