Shock Absorber Link Bushings

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G. Miskovsky
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Shock Absorber Link Bushings

Post by G. Miskovsky »

Greetings all.

Has anyone found a suitable replacement for the rubber bushings? In the past I bought a NOS kit but the rubber had hardened. Perhaps someone on the Forum has found a modern replacement.

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Re: Shock Absorber Link Bushings

Post by Don »

Try Steele Rubber Products, part number 50-0220-32.

Link is:
https://www.steelerubber.com/shock-and- ... 50-0220-32

There's a drawing with dimensions on it in the link. Cost is about $13 each, but they're brand new.
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Re: Shock Absorber Link Bushings

Post by Division_Ordnance »

Have you ever tried coating the rubber in a silicone spray? Have herd it works for some other fellas.
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Re: Shock Absorber Link Bushings

Post by G. Miskovsky »

Sure did, things were hard as rocks. Being that they are lipped they would not compress in order to seat them.
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