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I have a 1978 Elite and am trying to find somewhere i can get new suspension bushings. I really don't care if they are rubber, poly or delrin. I have been trying to find a supplier but I haven't had much luck. Any help would be appreciated!

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Allen,

Check out my Elite resto thread for more (painful details) but I bought mine from SJ Sportscars (Devon)

I assume you are talking the lower link bushes? I originally bought rubber/metal (metalastic?) but found them nigh on impossible to fit without distorting.

I then went for poly bushes which are much easier to fit into the lower link arm but for the love of God MAKE SURE SJs check the internal diameter of the metal insert BEFORE sending them to you. They have had batches of bushes where the ID was too small and didn't fit over the respective bolts. Don't ask how I know!!

Good luck

Ant


Is the price for that bit in Yen or £?

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Have a look at Tom Kilners thread on radius arm bushes, he found than they were used on Deloreans as well and are available new

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1 hour ago, oilmagnet477 said:

Allen,

I then went for poly bushes which are much easier to fit into the lower link arm but for the love of God MAKE SURE SJs check the internal diameter of the metal insert BEFORE sending them to you. They have had batches of bushes where the ID was too small and didn't fit over the respective bolts. Don't ask how I know!!

Good luck

Ant

Every time SJ sends me something that doesn't fit he tells me I'm the only one who's had any trouble!! 😂

Pete

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1 hour ago, EXCEL V8 said:

Every time SJ sends me something that doesn't fit he tells me I'm the only one who's had any trouble!! 😂

Pete

I have quite an email trail as evidence!! lol


Is the price for that bit in Yen or £?

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