NM Engineering Rear Sway Bar Links Mini Clubman (Incl S) 08+
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Everything starts with the material ’ after all, it is the foundation of the part. NM Engineering did not skimp here as these links are precision CNC machined from 7075-T6 aluminum. Because this is a high-stress part, 7075 was chosen because it has the same tensile strength as steel, yet is much lighter.
Another benefit afforded by 7075-T6 is it allowed NM Engineering to machine or turn-down the centers of the links to save weight and stay clear to other elements such as brake lines and brake pad sensor wires. To give you an idea how thin the link is, the centers of the NM links are thinner than a standard AA battery.
NM's links also utilize precision CNC machined stainless steel ball-joint spacers as stainless steel is stronger and more durable than 6061 aluminum alloy. To maximize adjustability, NM chose a special thin jam nut which allow an additional 1/4 inch of adjustment compared to others being sold in the market.
The length of front and rear links are compensated for lowered vehicles so the sway bar arms will sit in a neutral position relative to the swing arm. The length of the rear links are 25mm shorter and the fronts are 12mm longer compared to OE links. This is also the solution for enthusiasts out there with coil-over suspension that lower the ride height more than 1.5".
About Manufacturer: NM Engineering
NM Engineering is a division of Automotive Performance Systems, Inc.. APS is a family owned and operated company which has been in the business of engineering and manufacturing high performance components for the automotive aftermarket for close to 4 decades. APS early roots can be traced back to being one of the earliest BMW tuners. Back in 1979, APS built parts for its first project car, a BMW 320i, which included springs, sway bars and upper front tie-bar as well as Callaway turbo kit.
APS and its NM Engineering division have simple philosophies; Make parts with jewel-like finish that fit and performs like no other. Make the parts so easy to install that any shade tree mechanic with good tools could perform the installation. And finally, deliver the best possible service with honesty and integrity