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Can i change rear anti roll bar set up

I'm currently running the antirollbar with the rubber links as in pick is this an earlier set up
I see some cars run a different set up with a link that has two bushes each end.
Is this a later setup and is it better
Can i change to this if so whats needed
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What "pick"?
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Sorry meant to say as in pic which seems not to have loaded
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One of these?
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yes i have the set up in pic one think its gen 1 but car is a gen 2
can i convert to gen 2 if so whats involved
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Mine also has this set up what is this for and can the gen 2 system still be added with this in place
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Mine also has this set up what is this for and can the gen 2 system still be added with this in place
If it was my car, I'd leave as is. You have the anti-squat rear which I think is much better than the later, more simple style.

If you want to convert, you'll need to change the lower control arms at minimum. Possibly the axles, too.
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Both sway bars connect to the wheel hubs, so the hubs have to be changed. Not sure what else has to change to accommodate the hubs.

There is a guy in Australia who makes bars for the early style hubs. In the long run that may be a less expensive option. https://dkubus.com/?product=w126-ant...d-mounting-set

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What's a anti squat system and how does it work
The part the anti roll bar attaches to on the hub as in pic 1 is around 200 each side If i replace just these on each side and the part below it the parts alone are around 1000
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Unless anyone has any links where I can get them cheaper
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