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Right and left are different by a few degrees. The ends are clocked at about 100 degrees apart or thereabouts in different directions, not an exact 90 which might allow swapping side to side. This will make a difference in how they act with the sway bar and strut in terms of binding at least, if they even bolt up at all.

The different length may or may not be a problem. My only guess is that one is for the wagon perhaps, or maybe the SHO? You would just have to see if there was any interference with the shorter ones as the suspension moves up and down. Do not use different lengths on each end unless you want to preload the sway bar for oval racing or something like that.

My experience with these end links is thanks to a broken spring taking one out as it shot down the strut. It somehow snaked around the strut without damaging the brake hose or ABS wire... Or puncturing the tire which is what the recall addresses. Pure metal fatigue by the way, not corrosion as claimed in the recall.
 
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