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Removing the rear sway bar is one of the easier mods one can perform on the Subaru BRZ. The folllowing write up will go through the process in helping you perform this procedure.

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  1. To begin this project you must either get the car up with an available lift or use jack stands in order to elevate the car where you need it. After this is done, we can begin the removal. With a 14mm wrench, loosen the nut supporting the end links to the rear sway bar. After this is done, we can begin the removal. With a 14mm wrench, loosen the nut supporting the end links to the rear sway bar.
    • To begin this project you must either get the car up with an available lift or use jack stands in order to elevate the car where you need it.

    • After this is done, we can begin the removal. With a 14mm wrench, loosen the nut supporting the end links to the rear sway bar.

  2. Now using a 12mm socket and ratchet, remove the two bolts securing the bar to the chassis. These bolts also hold on to the brackets which will come off as soon as you remove the bolts The top sway bar bracket bolt may require an extension due to its position. Maneuver around the exhaust if necessary. The top sway bar bracket bolt may require an extension due to its position. Maneuver around the exhaust if necessary.
    • Now using a 12mm socket and ratchet, remove the two bolts securing the bar to the chassis. These bolts also hold on to the brackets which will come off as soon as you remove the bolts

    • The top sway bar bracket bolt may require an extension due to its position. Maneuver around the exhaust if necessary.

  3. Once these bolts and brackets are removed, you can now remove the rear sway bar. Carefully slide it towards the passenger side of the car and be careful not to damage things on the way out. Carefully slide it towards the passenger side of the car and be careful not to damage things on the way out.
    • Once these bolts and brackets are removed, you can now remove the rear sway bar.

    • Carefully slide it towards the passenger side of the car and be careful not to damage things on the way out.

  4. Once the OEM Rear Sway Bar is out you will have completed your de-installation of the unit.
    • Once the OEM Rear Sway Bar is out you will have completed your de-installation of the unit.

    • Here just to gather we weighed the unit for our own archival purposes. The Stock Rear Sway Bar weighed 3.70 lbs.

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