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Old 01-04-2011, 05:09 PM   #1
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No bushings in p30 control arms?

I removed the threaded caps from one of my control arms today and was surprised to see the absense of bushings.
It's just the threaded caps and a solid shaft. How is that supposed to work? Does it just rotate in the threads?
I have never worked on this type of suspension and it's quite different.

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You should see some grease fittings. The "bushings" are supposed to be greased.
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The thing you call the treaded cap is the bushing and I hope you can get it back on properly. If you don't know about somthing as important as your suspension you shoudn't be messing with it.
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Hi Ed,

If you were expecting to see rubber bushings, they aren't there. GM A-arms only uses rubber bushings on cars and 1/2 ton pickups. Anything bigger gets metal bushings that should be greased regularly.
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