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I've been thinking of having new bushings made for my A-Arms, but since I've never replaced them I don't know what material there made of. Can anyone tell me what there made of? Of course they will made on a lathe by a professional (he'll make them at no cost :thumbsup:).
 

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theres, nylon (stock), delron (ok), urethane (very good), bronze (better), and needle bearings for bushing replacement (best). (Might be others, but these come to mind)
I just saw the bronze for $5 a piece on one of the retail websites (haven't checked ebay yet).. I actually have to order a set, the hell with paying $180 for the needle bearings..its robbery! the bronze are really good, but you'll still get the occasional squeek.
 

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This looks like the ideal material:

C93700 has excellent machining properties, medium strength and good corrosion resistance and will withstand mild acids as found in mine water.

Bushings manufactured from C93700 have excellent wear resistance under conditions of high speed, heavy pressure and vibration, have low friction and can be used where lubrication is less than adequate and there may be minor misalignment. C93700 bearings require a hardened shaft and maximum shaft surface speeds of 4 m/sec can be tolerated.
 
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