model 3 sway bar installation guide

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Installation Manual

Tesla Model 3


MOdel 3 sway bar set

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RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND PRODUCT WARRANTY

READ CAREFULLY – THIS AFFECTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

This product carries a lifetime warranty against mechanical failure or corrosion. It can be exchanged for an identical item or a similar item as determined by Unplugged Performance. It may not be returned for cash or credit. There is no warranty regarding surface imperfections or aesthetic damage incurred during regular use, and/or damage to the brackets from an impact or other unusual driving circumstance.

By installation or use of this product you understand and agree with the following. If you do not agree, do not proceed with installation and return this product within 30 days for a full refund of the purchase price from the company from which you have purchased.

  1. I understand and agree that this product is intended to be installed for use on private roads and in jurisdictions where the use of this product is deemed legal by the local authorities. Furthermore I understand and agree Unplugged Performance does not have any knowledge or control of regulations in my local jurisdiction and it is up to me to determine if the product is acceptable for use with my vehicle.

  2. I understand and agree that if this product is given to an installer for installation on my vehicle, I have read and agreed with all of the previous, even if I myself am not personally installing these parts on
    my vehicle. Furthermore, I understand and agree that this product should be installed by a trained professional that is familiar with both the vehicle as well as this product in particular. Furthermore, I understand and agree that I and/or my chosen installer will follow the installation instructions carefully and dutifully test the vehicle post-installation in a safe and controlled environment to ensure that it is operating properly.

  3. I understand and agree that by installing this product Unplugged Performance and all associated persons and entities as well as the vehicle manufacturer and all associated entities must be held harmless in the event of any suit, damages, or other legal action. Furthermore, I hereby release Unplugged Performance and any associated entities from any and all liability for any potential claim or claims.

If you do not agree with any of the above statements you should return the product immediately.

PLEASE NOTE:

The vehicle must be lifted completely off of the ground and remain as such during the entire installation process.SR and SR+ Model 3s will require additional parts as they do not come with a rear sway bar. Parts Needed:  4 M10 1.5X25 Flange Bolts; OEM Endlinks; Part Numbers 1044491-00-E  Rear Left 1044496-00-E Rear Right.
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FIGURE-1

STEP 1: REMOVE front undertray PANEL


Figure 1 & 2- Remove the front under panel by unscrewing the bolts with a 10 & 15 mm socket 

(Take caution when removing and detaching)

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FIGURE-2


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FIGURE-3

STEP 2: REmove Fender liner clips

FIGURE-3-4: Remove two fender liner clips on both sides that holds the lip under tray the fender liner together to allow the lip under tray to hang, allowing more access space to reach the sway bar mounting bracket bolts.

 


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FIGURE-4


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FIGURE-5

STEP 3: REMOVE front mounting brackets

Figure 5: Remove the four nuts securing the mounting brackets of the bushings using a 15 mm socket 


 

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FIGURE-6

STEP 4: Removing Front SWAY BAR ENDLINKS


FIGURE 6: Unscrew the sway bar end link nut. Carefully remove the sway bars from the end link bolt threads with a 18 mm socket

 

 

 

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FIGURE-7

STEP 5: lubricating and installing the bushings

FIGURE 7- Use the included lubricant packet to coat the innerparts of the rubber bushing. One entire packet of lubricant per bushing should be used. *No Lubricant should be applied to the exterior of the bushing*

FIGURE 8- Fit the bushing around the sway bar against the swaybar bushing guide.

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FIGURE-8


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FIGURE-9

STEP 6: install FRONT SWAY BAR MOUNTING BRACKET

Figure 9- place the OEM bracket over the bushing


 

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FIGURE-10

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FIGURE-11

STEP 7: INSTALL FRONT SWAY BAR


FIGURE 10 & 11- Place and secure the Unplugged Sway Bar on the endlink

FIGURE 12 & 13- Place and secure the Unplugged Sway Bar by the mounting brackets on the bracket bolts. Push the brackets as far inward against the sway bar stops as possible while tightening. 

 

Recommended Torque Specs:

  • Front sway bar end link nut - 73 ft⋅lb
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FIGURE-12

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FIGURE-13


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FIGURE-14

STEP 8: Remove rear Underpanel

Figure 14 & 15- Remove the rear under panel by unscrewing the bolts with a 10 mm socket 

(Take caution when removing and detaching)


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FIGURE-15


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FIGURE-16

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FIGURE-18

STEP 9: REMOVE REAR Sway bar

FIGURE 16 & 17- Unscrew the rear sway bar end link nut. Carefully remove the sway bars from the end link bolt threads with a 15 mm socket

FIGURE 18- Remove the four nuts securing the mounting brackets of the bushings using an 11mm socket 


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FIGURE-17


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FIGURE-19

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FIGURE-21

STEP 7: install rear Sway bar

FIGURE 19- Use the included lubricant packet to coat the innerparts of the rubber bushing. 1/2 of the included packet should be used per bushing.*No lubricant should be applied to the exterior of the bushing*

FIGURE 20- Fit the bushing around the sway bar against the swaybar bushing guide.

FIGURE 21- Attach the new mounting brackets to the bushing.


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FIGURE-20


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FIGURE-22

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FIGURE-24

STEP 7: install rear Sway bar (cont.D)

FIGURE 22 & 23- Place and secure the Unplugged Sway Bar on the endlink

FIGURE 24- Place and secure the Unplugged Sway Bar by the mounting brackets on the bracket bolts

 

Recommended Torque Specs:

  • Rear sway bar end link nut - 41 ft⋅lb

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FIGURE-23

 
 

PLEASE NOTE:

MAKE SURE TO TORQUE WHEELS TO 129LBS/FT
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