Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2004 20:56:13 GMT From: "James Sweet" <jamessweetnospamail.com> Subject: Re: suspension bushings - poly or rubber?
"Craig's C900 Site" <c900nospam.apana.org.au> wrote in message news:Pine.GSO.4.58.0412151759580.17075nospam.apana.org.au... > > Hi everyone, > > I need to replace suspension bushings and am getting mixed reactions when > I talk to people about the idea of replacing the existing rubber bushings > with polyurethane ones. > > What are your experiences with polyurethane bushings and do you recommend > using them or avoiding them? > > Regards, > > Craig. > I have them in several locations in my Volvo, I've been happy with them. They transmit a bit more road noise but they're definitly firmer. I did have a problem with the swaybar bushings squeaking but some graphite lube fixed that. Saabs seem to handle quite well right out of the box though so I'm not sure how poly bushings would affect that.