[200q20v] Suspension rebuild and timing belt service

Phil Rose pjrose at frontiernet.net
Sun Jul 15 11:41:41 EDT 2001

At 11:33 PM -0400 7/14/01, C1J1Miller at aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 7/14/01 11:30:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>b.m.benz at prodigy.net writes:
>>  Chris, IMO, not a good description of what you are showing in your picture
>>   attachment.  In fact the picture, I believe, shows the bushings which
>>   the anti roll bar to the lower suspension arm.  The caster control
>>   Bernie
>You're right; they're the bushings in the control arm that the anti roll bar
>attach with.  I mistyped what I meant.
>But, they're clearly damaged/broken/needing replacement.

According to The Merck Manual (14th edition, p 1407) on the 
"by-proxy" variant of Munchausen's Syndrome, "...the parent falsifies 
history and may injure the child with drugs, add blood or bacterial 
contaminants to urine specimens, etc.--all in order to simulate 

So, Mr Miller:  can we be sure that these are the very same bushings 
as removed from _your_ car?

But seriously, I'm about to order a set of anti-roll bar bushings. 
Are these usually stocked by TPC or just a dealer item?


Phil Rose
Rochester, NY
mailto:pjrose at frontiernet.net

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