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Old September 22nd, 2015, 12:25 AM
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Not 12 hours fitted no road time, not a nice thing to see first thing in the morning before my third coffee

these where in Ploybush branded bags, but had been sitting in my airconed machine shop for about year.
Where did you buy them from?
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Old September 22nd, 2015, 01:46 AM
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John- Thats terrible.
I had a similar experience years ago. Installed a whole set of blue polybushings and drove to Mexico...then promptly had a complete failure. Only a Disco at a junkyard got me home.
They were brand new "Polybush" and I've never used them again.
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Old September 22nd, 2015, 08:14 AM
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I have had rubber aftermarket bushings disintegrate in a day as well. I can't justify the cost of "genuine" but just picked up some OEM spares when in Europe. Price difference between them is amazing.

I had polybushes on my Disco. They were still good after 10 years when I sold the truck. Experiences vary.

My personal view is the at the rubber ones flex and absorb shocks better and I prefer them. I now just go OEM aftermarket for those and they are very reasonably priced.
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Old September 22nd, 2015, 10:04 AM
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Where did you buy them from?
I'll memtion no names, but got they from somebody on here.

I have red ploybushesfitted now, that I had my sister ship over from the UK straight from Ploybush. I have used ploy for about 25 years now and never every had this happen. I will say the printing on the bags where very differant.

In the past I use to fit OEM when I had a shop press, but those can also not be 100%
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Old September 22nd, 2015, 11:28 AM
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Use Superpro. I've not heard of anyone having failures with them, including from the Australians, who whine and bitch about everything.

Polybush fills the internet with failures.
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Okay so Lemförder (ZF) is the OE manufacturer for the rubber bushings, same as for the ball joints. (If you enter G after the part number such as on this bush that's what it shows.) It's good to know all my bushings and ball joints are now new Lemförder.
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