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Unread 07-17-2016, 11:05 AM   #1
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Default Link-Arm Bushings? (Help)

Having a problem finding replacement bushings. Please look at the attached pics and I am not positive that I am calling them by their correct name, but they are on the front of my 2008 CC/DS. The rubber bushings have turned to mush and pretty much fallen out. I cannot find them anywhere so I assume I am calling them the wrong name or do not know where to look. Any help on how to find replacements would be very much appreciated.

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Unread 07-17-2016, 11:41 AM   #2
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I went to an auto parts store and bought them. They were in the aisle as complete assembly and i just used the bushings off of them. No squishy now.
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I went to an auto parts store and bought them. They were in the aisle as complete assembly and i just used the bushings off of them. No squishy now.
Thank you. I will try Advance Auto and see. I am hoping to find some urethane replacements so I do not have the problem again.
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That's what I did here's a pic
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That's what I did here's a pic
That is EXACTLY what I want to do!

I just checked Advance and they did not have anything. Where did you get yours from and were they in the "Help" section of the aisles or another area?
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I got mine at advance auto in Katy they were hanging at the end of the aisle with accessories upgrades or something they were sway bar bushings
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I got mine at advance auto in Katy they were hanging at the end of the aisle with accessories upgrades or something they were sway bar bushings
That did the trick. I went back down there and first the guy said they didn't have anything like that but then when I showed him the picture of your red ones, he said oh yeah "I know where those are".

Here they are. $13.99

Thanks again for your help!
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Glad u found them. So much better than oe
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Glad u found them. So much better than oe
Well I noticed as I was installing them that there is another set up in the middle (you can see in my second pic above) where the two control arms bolt in. Mine are completely mushed and non-recognizable so did you replace yours also? And if so, were they the same size as the ones on the End-Links? There is not enough left of mine to measure or guess at.
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No but I need to because they are wasted and causing wobble I added washers in there to fill the gap but it doesn't help the inner where the bolt goes thru. Been looking for something to do there more stable. I can tell you I have tightened the king pin three times. This lift is a little cheesy. If you find the answer post back and I will do the same.
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