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Old 28 May 2018, 12:44 pm
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Do you have available the 4 bolts that mount the rear sway bar?
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Old 28 May 2018, 03:19 pm
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Here's the bolts that you need:

MOPAR 06504010

https://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/.../06504010.html

MOPAR 06506509AA

https://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/...6506509AA.html

You're also going to have to put the nuts into the hole in the plate on the rear axle, the holes are there, but no nuts.

Some people have used just a standard nut but this is what the originals look like:





You can see that the original style has a shoulder on it that fits into the hole in the plate. When I got my sway bar off a salvage vehicle, after removing the bar, I then took another bolt and screwed it into the nut, then a few good wraps with a hammer and the nut popped off the plate. Then when installing the bar onto my PT, I used some JB Weld to glue the nuts onto the plate. The JB Weld held even to torque the bolts to the specs.
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Old 28 May 2018, 03:38 pm
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Here's the bolts that you need:

MOPAR 06504010

https://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/.../06504010.html

MOPAR 06506509AA

https://www.moparpartsoverstock.com/...6506509AA.html

You're also going to have to put the nuts into the hole in the plate on the rear axle, the holes are there, but no nuts.

Some people have used just a standard nut but this is what the originals look like:





You can see that the original style has a shoulder on it that fits into the hole in the plate. When I got my sway bar off a salvage vehicle, after removing the bar, I then took another bolt and screwed it into the nut, then a few good wraps with a hammer and the nut popped off the plate. Then when installing the bar onto my PT, I used some JB Weld to glue the nuts onto the plate. The JB Weld held even to torque the bolts to the specs.
Thank you. I understand everything that you wrote. Would you believe the price for new hardware is about the same as I paid for that sway bar at the self serve yard, LOL. Used hardware for something like this is fine with me if anyone has the 6 bolts.
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Default Re: WTB: rear sway bar mounting bolts

You didn't remove the bar from the salvage vehicle?

If you had, you should have all the hardware.
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In my haste, they are probably still under that donor car
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The bolt that goes through the end link to the bar has a clip on it. The purpose of the clip is that when you torque the nut, the clip keeps the bolt from spinning. If you use a standard bolt (no clip) you will have to hold the bolt while you torque the nut.



Here's from the Parts Catalog:



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Old 28 May 2018, 05:13 pm
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Thank you for that diagram. I will use it when asking for bolts
8 & 5
I did notice those clips, Chrysler is famous for using similar (non-traditional) retainers throughout their fleet.
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If this is the sway bar that you got from the salvage yard, it looks like the only bolts you may be missing are the ones at the bottom where the brackets attach to the axle.

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The end links are attached to the bar and the bolts that go into the frame are in the other end of the end link.

Since you have to put the nuts into the axle plate, you should be able to get any flanged bolt and matching nut at any local auto parts store to complete your installation.

Once installed, it can really make a difference in the PT handling, especially in corners. I installed one on my PT about a year ago now, and I wish I would have put it on when I first bought it, love it.
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