Rear axle bushing information

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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby 3X00-Modified » Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:34 am

You can buy these on Amazon... lol I will have a set for tomorrow.

It will be interesting to see if these are a direct swap. If so I'll probably seek out a second set.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby weba » Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:19 pm

JeffD wrote:dreamed of a watt's link that would solve all of our issues but i never built it... one day i might... there are a few Cruz models with the watts link at the local yard...


I was thinking this years ago when I saw the watt-link setup on solid axle Opel here, seemed very plausible to adapt that. Someone needs to prototype it :)

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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:46 am

I'll have these bushings tonight to compare to the ones that Tyler machined down from a set of Poly ones.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby Browser » Mon Feb 18, 2019 2:17 am

3X00-Modified wrote:I'll have these bushings tonight to compare to the ones that Tyler machined down from a set of Poly ones.

Any info on that?



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:52 am

They are slightly different than the ones that Tyler made up for my 96... Narrower actually. I will measure the center sleeve when I get a chance but it was not as wide as the ones made up for the modified poly ones.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby JeffD » Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:59 pm

If the Whiteline bushing is narrower, will it still work? From the looks of the original, it used part of the bushing as a rubber "snubber" to limit lateral axle shift... will these do the same?



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby Cruizers Motorsports » Wed Apr 22, 2020 6:31 pm

I needed it revived myself as this is the next step I'm taking with one of mine.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby 3X00-Modified » Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:31 am

Yeah it looks like post 95 cars are out again for these fitting... so they will fit my 90... And maybe the custom trailing arms on the AWD 88? Who knows.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby Browser » Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:04 am

Can someone post picture of 95 car rear axle? Where the bushing goes.



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Re: Rear axle bushing information

Postby 3X00-Modified » Fri May 01, 2020 12:57 pm

Same place as the above photo, it's just a different size. You probably won't visually see a difference.




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