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Old 12-19-2015, 04:06 PM   #21
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A kit for bronze sleeved poly bushings would be a really good product for a vendor to offer. I want to put them on my car but the hassle of sourcing parts and getting things machined puts it way down my list compared to all the other stuff I have to do.
Pm me, I do machine work on the side, I can put a kit together for you.
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Can get 6ft of 20mm TGP 303 for like 140 bucks, that's enough for like 36 bushings. I wonder if it'd stand to daily driver duty if it were stainless and greased up well. Imperial sized bar would be cheaper. Use 3/4 TGP and olite bronze bushings, also like $2/per...

I might just try turning 303 bar down really fine.
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You Can get bronze sleeve bearings off McMaster-carr. Not sure what the outer diameter is, but I'm assuming the alignment bolt is an M10?

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Those are bearings, not really bushings. Those are what I'd use around the steel bushing pin, not what you'd run the bolt through.

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Deezums do you have a facespace. Add me or Sean. We are doing bushings right now.
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What are facespace?
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Those are bearings, not really bushings. Those are what I'd use around the steel bushing pin, not what you'd run the bolt through.

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So looks like for me it's either machine my own pin and bearings to go in poly bushings, or make spherical bushings... hmmmm....
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I deleted my account a few years ago. All it does is **** my family off when I don't respond to their ****.

Facespace is actually a thing, too. Nice!
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what a relief, i found a txxxy xxxxx in kansas that i was hoping wasnt you. lol
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what a relief, i found a txxxy xxxxx in kansas that i was hoping wasnt you. lol
Haha!! I found the same guy!
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the sleeves I had made. The rear outboard upper is a sperical setup made by Sean.
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Sorry to bump such an old thread, but did any of you continue to make these sleeves? Seems like a really smart way to improve on the ES poly bushings. Mine have gotten pretty trashed so I'm thinking something like this would extend the life. A year later how are your setups holding up? Better than Delrin?
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awesome, thanks for the info.
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