Re: Polyurethane Control Arm Bushings - Saab 9000 Bulletin Board - Saabnet.com
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I had all poly on my '96, which has SAS bars F&R and the Sachs Sports Chassis (basically Aero springs and shocks). When the poly bushes in the front control arms finally died I put rubber ones back in. This made a major difference in ride --much smoother-- but at highway speeds the steering isn't as tight, which is annoying. Would love to find a compromise. I live in NH where the roads are less than wonderful--especially right now in frost heave season-- but in good weather or on highway trips this time of year the steering at 75+ mph is a bit discouraging.
Had not thought about putting rubber in the say bar to control arm spots and poly in the rearward bushes. maybe come summer....
1999 9-3 SE auto (daily driver)
1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (soon to leave)
2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's)
1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP)
1995 9000 CS (sold)
1996 9000 CS (RIP)
2000 9-3 SE (RIP)
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