Polyurethane Control Arm Bushings - Saab 9000 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
NG900 & OG93 |
Vintage Models |
Clubs & SOC |
Other Cars |
Books Movies & Music |
Member Photo Galleries |
Member Directory |
*Buddy Registry |
*Mileage Registry |
What's New |
Photo of the Month |
|9000 Bulletin Board|
[Main 9000 Bulletin Board | Post Followup | BBFAQ ]
[ Prev by Date ] [ Next by Date ] Member Login / Signup [Most Recently Edited Saabnet.com Photo Galleries]
Polyurethane Control Arm Bushings
Posted by Bill Homer [Email] (more from Bill Homer) on Mon, 5 Feb 2018 11:55:18
In Reply to: Re: SAS sway bar installation question..., Steven Mitchem, Sun, 4 Feb 2018 14:11:35
Where do you live? The reason I'm asking is that I believe that your satisfaction with polyurethane control arm bushings is weather dependent. I had poly bushings on my previous 9000 and after a couple of years the lube disappeared and they squeaked loudly in cold weather (Chicago winters) - something like driving a squeaky bed down the road. I liked the "tightness" and improved handling, but the noise killed the joy for me - went back to rubber bushings.
OK, you might say to yourself "I'll lube them up again when they start to squeak", but I doubt that will happen since lubing them is the same work as replacing them - and they will start squeaking in winter, which is not when you want to be under your car doing non-essential work.
posted by 207.229.147...
Posts in this Thread:
Post a Followup
No Site Registration is Required to Post - Site Membership is optional (Member Features List), but helps to keep the site online
for all Saabers. If the site helps you, please consider helping the site by becoming a member.
This is a moderated bulletin board - Posting is a privilege, not a right.
Unsolicited commercial postings are not allowed (no spam). Please, no For Sale or Wanted postings, SERIOUSLY.
Classifieds are to be listed in The Saab Network Classifieds pages.
This is a problem solving forum for over 250,000 Saab owners, so expect to see
problems discussed here even though our cars are generally very reliable. This is not an anything goes
type of forum. Saabnet.com has been a moderated forum since 1988. For usage guidelines, see the
Saabnet.com Mission and Purpose Page. Please remember that you are
not anonymous. Site Contact | Site Donations | Other Sites by SP -
Your address is: 126.96.36.199 - Using CCBot/2.0 (https://commoncrawl.org/faq/) - Logged.
Site Members do not see red text instructions, bottom of the page anchor ads, or box ads.
Click here to see all
the Site Membership Benefits!