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I spoke with my former crew chief, Steve Hooper.....he said the UV will
make them crumble......not good.
On Tue, 27 Aug 1996, Bob D'Amato wrote:
> 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...
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