[Author Prev][Author Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Author Index][Thread Index]
On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, Bob Davis wrote:
> I know I'm a little late on this one, but I only remembered this yesterday.
> I seem to remember hearing that racers in classes which restrict bushings
> would set OE bushings out in the sun for a while (?). Apparently, the sun
> (ozone? elements? plain old O2?) serves to prematurely age and harden the
> rubber bushings, making them more responsive while keeping legal.
If in fact they are rubber, then the UV will deteriorate them more than
harden them. Kinda like tires that get cracked after a while...
email@example.com http://188.8.131.52./audi/audi.html (Temporarily Down!!!)
The Southern New England Telephone Co. |Phone: 203-771-7081
Information and Technology Center |Fax: 203-773-3398
300 George St. New Haven CT 06510 |Pager: Dont count on it
Drive Safe, Drive Fast, Drive a Quattro