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Has anyone modified the rear end with a beefier swaybar and endlinks?
1) What is the size (in Mm) of the stock front swaybar?
2) What is the size (in mm) of the stock rear swaybar?

I noticed the rear endlinks on the CT are a non-perfect "S" shape, meaning they have a bit of an angle to them and appear to measure 4" from centre-point to centre-point. Does anyone know if endlinks from another Honda i.e., the Pilot or the Ridgeline, would fit?

Having come from the Subaru world, companies such as Whiteline, Perrin, Rallitek, and Kart Boy offered solid swaybars and endlinks. Is there anything similar for our CTs?
 

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I'm completely guessing here, but I doubt any other Honda is going to have a matching sway bar that will clear the rear end. The only thing I would think that might work would be either a CRV or a ZDX because they're the most comparable AWD that I've seen from Honda.

Again, this is completely a guess.
 

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Has anyone modified the rear end with a beefier swaybar and endlinks?
1) What is the size (in Mm) of the stock front swaybar?
2) What is the size (in mm) of the stock rear swaybar?

I noticed the rear endlinks on the CT are a non-perfect "S" shape, meaning they have a bit of an angle to them and appear to measure 4" from centre-point to centre-point. Does anyone know if endlinks from another Honda i.e., the Pilot or the Ridgeline, would fit?

Having come from the Subaru world, companies such as Whiteline, Perrin, Rallitek, and Kart Boy offered solid swaybars and endlinks. Is there anything similar for our CTs?
Unfortunately, this is a question I've been asking for a while and through my research have come up with nothing.. Hopeful that someone has better resources then I do soon because we definitely need this.
 

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Front endlinks: The front endlinks are "S" shaped and can therefore be replaced by ones from KART BOY. I will remeasure to ensure proper sizing and post a link here as to where to buy them.

Rear endlinks: They are "S" shaped too but have a bit of a angel. I have access to a Ridgelone and will see if they match.

Rear swaybar: Is the CrossTour built on the Accord platform? And is that platform a short or longer version of another platform? Honda told me the TC is the longest vehicle in its fleet. If the CT has the same dimensions as an Accord sedan/coup, than perhaps an aftermarket swaybar from either one can be mated to our CT keeping on mind of the exhaust piping routing and the small differential housing.
 

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Has anyone modified the rear end with a beefier swaybar and endlinks?
1) What is the size (in Mm) of the stock front swaybar?
2) What is the size (in mm) of the stock rear swaybar?

I noticed the rear endlinks on the CT are a non-perfect "S" shape, meaning they have a bit of an angle to them and appear to measure 4" from centre-point to centre-point. Does anyone know if endlinks from another Honda i.e., the Pilot or the Ridgeline, would fit?

Having come from the Subaru world, companies such as Whiteline, Perrin, Rallitek, and Kart Boy offered solid swaybars and endlinks. Is there anything similar for our CTs?
I may be answering my own questions but others have the same concerns:

Swaybars (aka stabilizer bars) 2WD: 27.2 (front) & 14 (rear)
Swaybars (aka stabilizer bars) 4WD: 27.2 (front) & 15 (rear)

As for wishing to borrow a swaybar & endlinks from other Honda/Acura models, I am not certain as preliminary research show they all suffer from different track width but here are possible candidates and the swaybar sizes:

Pilot: swaybar front/rear = 23/26.5
Ridgeline: swaybar front/rear = 23/25.4
ZDX: swaybar front/rear = 24/25.5 (27.2 AWD model)

Based on this, the most likely candidate is the ZDX as it 's rear swaybar is identical in mm to our front one, 27.2 mm
 

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I may be answering my own questions but others have the same concerns:

Swaybars (aka stabilizer bars) 2WD: 27.2 (front) & 14 (rear)
Swaybars (aka stabilizer bars) 4WD: 27.2 (front) & 15 (rear)

As for wishing to borrow a swaybar & endlinks from other Honda/Acura models, I am not certain as preliminary research show they all suffer from different track width but here are possible candidates and the swaybar sizes:

Pilot: swaybar front/rear = 23/26.5
Ridgeline: swaybar front/rear = 23/25.4
ZDX: swaybar front/rear = 24/25.5 (27.2 AWD model)

Based on this, the most likely candidate is the ZDX as it 's rear swaybar is identical in mm to our front one, 27.2 mm
Great post! I'm glad someone has some answers. Now the hard part! Testing!

Also, since we're on this topic. Based on my research I think we may be able to retrofit Accord Sedan/Coupe coilovers to our cars.. What do you think?
 

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I think we require more travel so them may be too short.
Well, if we're going to be lowering the car say 2.5-3" from factory ride height, it might actually be a good thing to have a shorter shock body and piston rod that doesn't extend as much, because if you take a look at the factory shocks the only difference from the Sedan/Coupe I've noted is that the shock body itself is longer and the spring sits higher. Now, this wouldn't be so ideal if you want to lower the car significantly.. I think you can go with maybe 1.5-2" max on factory shocks before running into bottoming out problems. Otherwise a shorter shock body is the answer. But still, this will all require someone to get out there and do some testing.

Does this make any sense to you?
 

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Great post! I'm glad someone has some answers. Now the hard part! Testing!...
It appear the TSX 09+ and Accord 08+ share many of the same rear-end bits. I crawled under my CT a few times to examine the rear swaybar and endlinks and I think we have a winner, I may have found a set of swaybars and endlinks which would improve our handling and are a direct fit.

All these items can be viewed here: http://throwdownperformance.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=219_1_2_4_225



Ultra Racing - 19mm rear swaybar (09+ TSX/08+ Accord)



Progress - 22mm rear swaybar (09+ TSX/08+ Accord)



Progress - rear endlinks (TSX 09+/Accord 08+)
 

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It appear the TSX 09+ and Accord 08+ share many of the same rear-end bits. I crawled under my CT a few times to examine the rear swaybar and endlinks and I think we have a winner, I may have found a set of swaybars and endlinks which would improve our handling and are a direct fit.

All these items can be viewed here: http://throwdownperformance.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=219_1_2_4_225



Ultra Racing - 19mm rear swaybar (09+ TSX/08+ Accord)



Progress - 22mm rear swaybar (09+ TSX/08+ Accord)



Progress - rear endlinks (TSX 09+/Accord 08+)
Ooh! Great find! Are you going to put in an order to test?
 

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Thanks, I do hope to get these bits but I am hoping to find endlinks with urethane bushings with no moving parts since these ones have ball bearing and may rust over time. Once I get the pieces, these or others, I hope to document the installation with pics and post them accordingly.
 

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hey guys, i also found out that the 2010 TL SH AWD also shares the same sway bar configuration as the CT. Its got 30mm sway bar in the front. 20mm sway bar in the rear. just went out and bought all the parts needed to do the swap. ill keep you guys posted how it handles! :)
 

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i noticed the rear links are the same but the front end links are way beefier on the TL
 

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just finished the rear upgrade! corners alot better so far. i can still feel the understeer and the slight body roll in the front. when i finish the front sway bar upgrade it should eliminate that. keep you guys posted
 

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Ultra Racing components for Honda CT

I spoke with Evan at NextGenTuning. www.Nextgentuning.com

315-939-7885. He believes that the components for the Accord will most likely fit the CT. His shop is located in Rome NY, if anyone is within a reasonable drive, he is willing to order the full kit (7 pieces) for the CT to see if it will actually fit. Is anyone close? or willing?

Evan, do you think you can get Ultra Racing to paint the components BLACK!!. Thanks
 

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I spoke with Evan at NextGenTuning. www.Nextgentuning.com

315-939-7885. He believes that the components for the Accord will most likely fit the CT. His shop is located in Rome NY, if anyone is within a reasonable drive, he is willing to order the full kit (7 pieces) for the CT to see if it will actually fit. Is anyone close? or willing?

Evan, do you think you can get Ultra Racing to paint the components BLACK!!. Thanks
I'm a mere 4 hours away and would entertain the idea... what would the $$ damage be?
 
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