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Re: 87 5tq bushings
> re: instant oversteer due to toe changes
> Yep, that's a famous symptom. In fact, from that description I'd even
> that your problem lies primarily in the *control arm* bushings rather than
> the sub-frame bushings. Collective list wisdom?
> Wherever you get the parts, make sure they are Audi OEM parts. I've seen
> (both rubber and urethane) fail within 6-18 months. Note that even a
> source (and Audi dealer) on this list (who will remain nameless) got my
> part numbers
> wrong. [[Uh, *name here*, are there really *6* bushings on each sub-frame,
> or might
> the extra two hold the rear diff?]]
> The job is involved, but not complex. Need to press out most of the
> bushings, which I won't
> attempt. Need to re-allign everything, for the most part.
> My advice? If you plan to keep the car, get at it, and do them all at
> once. No need to spend
> another $200 plus $100 allignment, to repalce the final $50 worth of parts
> you might
> save on today.
There is no need to reallign