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LCA bushing trouble

I have been riding on mine all fubar'd for a while now. Car drives fine, just makes the typical *clunk* noise over bumps, like any shot control arm bushing.

Tires are wearing fine and everything, so what ever. I get tires that "fell off a truck", and free alignments so I could really give a shit anyway.

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Re: LCA bushing trouble

Kinda wish I would've waited to order NW bushings they are in my trunk waiting to do the install probably this weekend we will see how that goes I guess
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NW bushings?

JD - what bushings do you have? Be sure and post up pix. There are plenty of photos and video available to help.
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i have been riding on mine all fubar'd for a while now. Car drives fine, just makes the typical *clunk* noise over bumps, like any shot control arm bushing.

Tires are wearing fine and everything, so what ever. I get tires that "fell off a truck", and free alignments so i could really give a shit anyway.
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LCA bushing trouble

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To the OP, it may have been mentioned already but this has been discussed in this forum by other users. Glad you talked with prothane and they are helping, I will have to give them a buzz.
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To the OP, it may have been mentioned already but this has been discussed in this forum by other users. Glad you talked with prothane and they are helping, I will have to give them a buzz.
Ya I had seen it mentioned before but thought it was a small percentage. My luck I joined that club. Prothane even asked if I had called them before about the problem so someone else must have complained about the bushings before I did.

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Re: LCA bushing trouble

I got the prothane bushings from mpx, still haven't gone to rent the press to put them in probably next week. I'll take pics when I do it tho
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I got the prothane bushings from mpx, still haven't gone to rent the press to put them in probably next week. I'll take pics when I do it tho
Hope yours are good
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Since the Energy suspensions bushings are a better design and cost around the same and,,,,,pause for dramatic effect,,,,,,,,,,,,THEY FIT!!

So why bother with the poorly designed and too often poor fitting Prothanes??

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Just wanted to post in here since i saw the last post talkin about the ES bushings. I had them in my car and had MASSIVE wheel hop problems. When i installed the prothanes the wheel hop went away almost completly.
The center bushing in the ES LCA had turned and was causing play in the bushing.

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Running prothanes here and they all fit like a glove. No issues what so ever yet

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Just checked mine since it was too dark last night when i posted, top bushings are torn....
Gonna call prothane when i get back from FL.

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New Prothane design

Finally got the new set of Prothane LCA bushings in mail. I'll try and post up some pics soon but dont know when I will get to installing them since I just did a bunch of work on the car and dont really feel like turning a wrench for awhile now..

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Finally got the new set of Prothane LCA bushings in mail. I'll try and post up some pics soon but dont know when I will get to installing them since I just did a bunch of work on the car and dont really feel like turning a wrench for awhile now..
I wonder how dangerous these are to leave in as-is. I am still procrastinating putting my Real-Tune ones in but need to do it ASAP.

Did you call Prothane to get a new set? If so how did you contact them?
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