[s-cars] Calling all suspension gurus
t44tqtro at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 11:01:26 PDT 2007
There is no way that I would recommend polyurethane bushings for street use-
they squeak and creak and groan like crazy, need to be lubed constantly,
My polyurethane comment below was referring to a possible source of
squeaking and clunking- the HSRSB, if it uses poly bushings.
On 10/10/07, Ado Sigal <a.sigal at bluewin.ch> wrote:
> Same suggestion entirely; go for full polyurethane set, but a word of
> caution about the choice of polyurethane bushings. There is range of
> four firmness grades: 70, 80, 90, & 95 (have look at:
> http://www.superflex.co.uk). For road conditions you have, it is best to
> choose softest grade for s/arms and links. Harder compound can be used
> for the rest, but not over 80 grade. The rest is basically for racing
> Taka Mizutani wrote:
> >Bushings, bushings, bushings:
> >Rear trapezoidal links, control arm bushings, sway bar bushings (what
> >the HSRSB use for bushing material- polyurethane?), rear subframe
> >etc. Probably should do the front end as well.
> >2nd on the Bilstein revalve.
> >That will make a big difference in how the car feels, in terms of that
> >subjective "tightness."
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