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      12-28-2017, 04:23 AM   #1
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Thin wrench needed for front front sway bar end links?

On my Z4M the end links require a thin wrench, which I did not have on a Sunday, and no parts trucks around, so I ended up grinding down a 17mm wrench to fit. Just wondering if BMW remedied this after the S54. Thanks!
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      12-28-2017, 07:50 AM   #2
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Itís 16mm on some cars.

Some aftermarket replacement links have a hex socket head on the stud.
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      12-28-2017, 11:52 AM   #3
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To pbonsalb's point, my dinan endlinks are female torx at the stud end.
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buy a wrench from a bicycle shop! i got a 16mm for this exact reason from my local bike shop and it works perfectly. most shops have them in stock. sounds like you improvised well with a grinder, but just info for others i guess!

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buy a wrench from a bicycle shop! i got a 16mm for this exact reason from my local bike shop and it works perfectly. most shops have them in stock. sounds like you improvised well with a grinder, but just info for others i guess!

-Jeff
That is a great bit of advice. Do you remember about how much you paid for the thin 16? Thanks!
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      01-10-2018, 09:03 AM   #6
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They run about $5 individually

I have a set of 9 or maybe itís 12 wrenches and it was $35
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      01-12-2018, 01:43 AM   #7
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i think I paid 8$ for the one 16mm. they are not much at all and do the trick for our application!
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