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Forum: performance & modifications 04-11-2019, 04:16 PM
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Posted By Bolzen
In such cases pictures might help a good deal.

In such cases pictures might help a good deal.
Forum: performance & modifications 04-09-2019, 10:23 PM
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Posted By Bolzen
Is ear location for the links same as OEM?

Is ear location for the links same as OEM?
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Poly can, but apparently manufacturer of that...

Poly can, but apparently manufacturer of that bushing can not. Look at Hockey Goal pegs that go into the ice, they are taking all kind of abuse, often the frame crooks 'em 90° under its weight and...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 01-11-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 727
Posted By Bolzen
I wouldn't risk plastic in this application...

I wouldn't risk plastic in this application unless it's something like PTFE which isn't the case. Aluminum might do in principle if made with the correct flow management and probably can last as...
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-14-2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By Bolzen
If it's steel, it might have been replaced at...

If it's steel, it might have been replaced at some stage. Regardless of the CA material, there's need for another material for that big bush.
Forum: maintenance & nonperformance 12-13-2018, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,676
Posted By Bolzen
The car is heavy already, and it has low...

The car is heavy already, and it has low clearance. Would probably try to raise it a bit and also use 17" wheels, and stay with OEM Aluminum.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-28-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
That's right, with only one addition that...

That's right, with only one addition that everyone will remain of own opinion, until of course convinced otherwise which has not been the case yet.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-22-2018, 02:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Hardness of UT starts only at 3 ShA higher than...

Hardness of UT starts only at 3 ShA higher than natural rubber, and the bushing is not made of softest grade, i.e. one can still make PU version as soft.

Can you?
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Chill out, guys -- one...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Here is the summary table of properties in more...

Here is the summary table of properties in more human language http://west-e-shop.com/temp/smile.png

http://west-e-shop.com/temp/properties_ed.jpg

The only time one rubber comes close is at...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 05:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Design is awful, and that's the reason i wish it...

Design is awful, and that's the reason i wish it were implemented in PU. Take a look at the Material Properties Chart (http://www.utexind.com/resources/material-properties-chart). It's independent,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Well, rubber bushing failing every 10k called a...

Well, rubber bushing failing every 10k called a super material?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-21-2018, 01:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
And what on Earth is that supposed to mean -- the...

And what on Earth is that supposed to mean -- the aftermarket is a downgrade to OEM? What aftermarket are you talking about -- URO, ScanTech, Optimal?

You also must have a 'Science' tattoo. And...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-20-2018, 10:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
The manufacturer made point that this type of...

The manufacturer made point that this type of bushing is usually ordered by drivers with AirRide or other suspension modifications who demanded harder material, and they were pretty happy with the...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Could be, however I can see many new stock parts...

Could be, however I can see many new stock parts are modified, but this particular bushing still come unchanged both from OEM and third-party suppliers, though think it would be easier just to make...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Mind you, this is really a special bushing with...

Mind you, this is really a special bushing with the rotation axis at 90 ° to the insider tube! So Poly does not serve its usual purpose here. Me guess this is the sticking point.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 02:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Yeah, i know that you like this movement to be...

Yeah, i know that you like this movement to be controlled by the c/o strut not interfered with other suspension parts. Poly of course doesn't help much in this regard, since it has more shape memory...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Business response.

New photos have arrived:

http://west-e-shop.com/temp/20181115_103126.jpg

http://west-e-shop.com/temp/20181115_103134.jpg

http://west-e-shop.com/temp/20181115_103147.jpg

These new bushings...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-15-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
You can't be serious now. [edit] removed...

You can't be serious now.

[edit] removed redundancy
Forum: performance & modifications 11-14-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
I'm not associated with this company in any way,...

I'm not associated with this company in any way, i just need a good bushing http://west-e-shop.com/temp/smile.gif

Between the three - OEM, Poly and Spherical i would choose latter 'cause i trust...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Hmm, poly is able to stand up higher loads and...

Hmm, poly is able to stand up higher loads and compression just by its pure physical properties. It is also chemically more inert.

But i would agree that a bad design can turn odds around, and...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-13-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
That bushing will eventually fail just like the...

That bushing will eventually fail just like the OEM is in no doubt. The question is will it hold longer to cut the replacement time and cost at least in half. If it replicated the OEM design exactly,...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 11:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Where is the pitfall?

Where is the pitfall?
Forum: performance & modifications 11-12-2018, 02:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
We could make a list of prospective participants...

We could make a list of prospective participants with a detailed order from each, excluding shipping cost due to various destinations required. Then submit the request to the supplier and see what we...
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 02:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Smells like a group buy....

Smells like a group buy. http://west-e-shop.com/temp/smile.png If it's so, i'm in too.
Forum: performance & modifications 11-10-2018, 02:10 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
And you probably thought entry to the guinea pig...

And you probably thought entry to the guinea pig club is for free!? http://west-e-shop.com/temp/hysterical.gif
Forum: performance & modifications 11-09-2018, 08:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Europe has it.

A complete set of polyurethane bushings in 80ShA (orange) or 90ShA (blue).

http://mpbs.pl/6805-thickbox_default/zestaw-tylnego-zawieszenia-mpbs-6602003.jpg

Some vendors carry separate parts as...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-23-2018, 01:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
This is not the first generation -- when i just...

This is not the first generation -- when i just found the shop, it carried different version. Many changes were made in the new release. What was also noticeable, the price didn't change much, so the...
Forum: performance & modifications 10-14-2018, 02:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Here goes the front. Original struts/springs have...

Here goes the front. Original struts/springs have 109k miles. New part has approximately same length, but quite a bit more compact in other dimensions:
...
Forum: showroom 10-06-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,376
Posted By Bolzen
What would be the stock rubber hardness,...

What would be the stock rubber hardness, somewhere in 70A or even softer?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,026
Posted By Bolzen
Any proceedings on the new design, how did...

Any proceedings on the new design, how did everything end up?
Forum: performance & modifications 09-16-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
New bushing needed as OEM design and material...

New bushing needed as OEM design and material leave a lot to be desired. However found similar topic had been brought up some time ago:

Poly Bushing...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-11-2018, 06:53 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Yeah, that is also my concern -- asked Ben shop,...

Yeah, that is also my concern -- asked Ben shop, nothing in production at the moment. A bit harder suspension might extend life of those but this is not a solution. Maybe we need more folks...
Forum: performance & modifications 09-09-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Forgotten update -- got my items from Ben, very...

Forgotten update -- got my items from Ben, very nice piece of equipment. However some other projects taken earlier have kept me from actual installation. Now found a bit of time and did the rear...
Forum: performance & modifications 02-06-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
These are not the options -- these are where my...

These are not the options -- these are where my order is pending. Happened that i found them before discovering this board. :oogle:
Forum: performance & modifications 02-05-2018, 04:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Well, at least one thread has been updated...

Well, at least one thread has been updated http://west-e-shop.com/temp/smile.png
Forum: performance & modifications 02-03-2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,017
Posted By Bolzen
Luckily or not, but there's another player in the...

Luckily or not, but there's another player in the game -- a complete set of coilovers from Classicswede:


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