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Old May 16th, 2015, 02:38 PM
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Rovers North, Atlantic British, Craddocks, Paddocks, Ebay, etc...
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Old May 16th, 2015, 02:41 PM
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Where do you find these?
you could always try the goggle method and search flo-flex bushings, it pops up straight away
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Old May 16th, 2015, 02:45 PM
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you could always try the goggle method and search flo-flex bushings, it pops up straight away
My problem is finding things in the US. I have not found a US source for Super Poly or Super Pro or whatever the name is. Flo Flex is also a UK thing, right? Poly pro sells some stuff at Atlantic and Rovers North, but not a complete line.

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Rovers North, Atlantic British, Craddocks, Paddocks, Ebay, etc...
My apologies. I knew of Craddocks and Paddocks but looking on their website I got the impression they didn't deliver to the US. Turns out they do. Sorry for the stupid question.
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Not stupid at all. Well, from my perspective at least.

Be warned that paddocks will charge you a minimum shipping fee of $50 USD. You do not want to order a pair of bushings from them. John craddocks treated me very well in the past as well.
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Life-span of stored genuine bushings

I had new bushings pressed into my A-arms and trailing links ~16 years ago, but were never reinstalled. The A-arms and trailing links were stored in an air conditioned house. What is the life span of genuine bushings? At 16 years with no actual use, should I just replace them?
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My problem is finding things in the US. I have not found a US source for Super Pro

There are hundreds of US Super Pro dealers. That being said you will be hard pressed to find a US dealer that stocks them. I suggest Ebay UK.

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Could one of the reasons for poly bush failure be lack of grease? In operation they behave differently from rubber. Rubber bushes flex within their material thickness and are restrained on the ID and OD. Not so with poly. Some suppliers include grease, others nothing.
I have not tried poly on my 90, but on the trailing arms of Triumph TR's some instal zerks.
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I have the yellow britpart bushings, they are like the day I installed them. Greased well and holding up great. So much easier to install than oem!
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I had new bushings pressed into my A-arms and trailing links ~16 years ago, but were never reinstalled. The A-arms and trailing links were stored in an air conditioned house. What is the life span of genuine bushings? At 16 years with no actual use, should I just replace them?
My Landy still have the original 17 years old bushing and look fine and flexible every time I inspect them except for some shrinkage on the trailing arm chassis rubber.... So I guess you're fine.

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