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My bad. It says in the instructions which is which. They really should mark them.
 

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Yes they are slightly different side to side. IMO for what you pay for these things to not come with instructions is a JOKE. At least my set didn’t. And mine didn’t come with grease fittings. I had to buy those separate. And it looks to me like they drilled and tapped the holes for those fittings after the bushings were installed. All the bits and shards were still in the holes. Very disappointing standards. Anyway I spent the afternoon installing mine today.

Got some words of advice for you. Remove the stock links. Remove the left bushing bracket. Loosen the right one. Remove the parking brake wire hanger from the pass side. I left that off and ran it under the sway bar. Install the new links while positioning the sway bar into its new orientation.

The left mounting bracket is supposed to be relocated and drilled holes and mounting bolts. I attempted it but that seems like a wasted task. The pan hard bracket created a lot of interference trying to get nuts inserted under the axle tube over the mounting plate,

I was able to remount the bracket into the original holes and hell with it. The bushing isn’t to happy but tough sh*t.
 

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And after searching 2 days on DJM and internet I found the instructions loaded up here and posted by @Rocket Man fyi
 
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And after searching 2 days on DJM and internet I found the instructions loaded up here and posted by @Rocket Man fyi
The instructions are literally on the front page for that product.

I just wish they had an L and R on them to prevent reactions like mine.

And it looks to me like they drilled and tapped the holes for those fittings after the bushings were installed. All the bits and shards were still in the holes.
You can see the same in my picture. Little shards of red bushing in the hole. A blow gun should have been shot in the hole, at least, if they are going to drill after installing the bushing.

Got some words of advice for you. Remove the stock links. Remove the left bushing bracket. Loosen the right one. Remove the parking brake wire hanger from the pass side. I left that off and ran it under the sway bar. Install the new links while positioning the sway bar into its new orientation.
I'm also installing my Nolathane solid sway bars at the same time.

The left mounting bracket is supposed to be relocated and drilled holes and mounting bolts. I attempted it but that seems like a wasted task. The pan hard bracket created a lot of interference trying to get nuts inserted under the axle tube over the mounting plate,

I was able to remount the bracket into the original holes and hell with it. The bushing isn’t to happy but tough sh*t.
The point of moving the bracket is to clear the panhard, so I'm going to do it. It's only one hole to drill. My sway bar is too big to have it not mounted precisely.
 

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When you move the bracket to the spare hole there is VERY little if any clearance to get a nut on the top side between the axle tube and plate. On mine there is also a depression on the bottom side of the plate that keep the bracket and bushing from sitting flush. And where you have to drill the hole part of the d/s pan hard mount is right there in the way. Just sharing my experience. Could be different situation on a different year vehicle I have no idea.
 

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