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    Quote Originally Posted by kinky_boy View Post
    there is not left or right mount, they are the same on each side. front and back are different. I think the size is not calculated correctly, but let's see, maybe they are ok even in that position. The system with the plastic studs is used in other brands and seems to be very resilient.
    The Meyle HD one's i fitted are different on the O/S and N/S and both have different part numbers. There is no way you can fit either on the wrong side without them being incredibly stretched out of alignment.

    I have used the plastic stud ones before and one of them popped out of the droplink housing. Not had a problem with the Meyle one's yet. OEM last ages but the price for what it is is ridiculous tbh.

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    I took a pic of my Meyle HD before fitting, let me find it...
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    Here you go. As you can see I got supplied with two rear rights and no rear left, but got it sorted
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    The Meyle HD ones are ridiculously oversized compared to OEM/other. So "chunky" looking. Here's hoping their looks match their longevity. I already managed to "pop" the boot away from the shaft/bolt-section when tightening one down because the spanner I was using to hold it in place was slightly too thick. I just bought a bicycle cone spanner (maybe 2-3mm thick) so hopefully this will work better.
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    My Meyle droplinks all came in one box with no instructions on which is left/right. Front/rear is pretty obvious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by romcorin View Post
    My Meyle droplinks all came in one box with no instructions on which is left/right. Front/rear is pretty obvious.
    Left/right become obvious when you compare them to the ones you've removed or the fact that you couldn't sanely mount one to the wrong side.
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    Meyle are decent drop links and reasonable price,have mine over 3 years now with no problems
    the longer drop links to at the front and smaller at the rear
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hamza Type R View Post
    the longer drop links to at the front and smaller at the rear
    Other way around I believe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mike.h View Post
    Other way around I believe.
    sorry yes meant to put that
    small at the front and longer at the rear
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