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Re: [Mgs] Front End Re-Bushing (Late B)

To: Eugene Balinski <>
Subject: Re: [Mgs] Front End Re-Bushing (Late B)
From: Richard Ewald <>
Date: Fri, 8 Mar 2013 19:05:25 -0800
Cc: "" <>
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The prime gotcha is the suspension has to be at normal ride height when you
tighten it up.
If you let the wheels hang when you tighten everything up the bushings will
tear when the suspension compresses.
So figure out someway to have the suspension at normal ride height ramps are
one way.
Have fun
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On Mar 8, 2013, at 17:02, "Eugene Balinski" <> wrote:

> All,
>   I need to replace the rubber FE bushings on my 1980 B.
> They are egg shaped and I think are ready to break through.
> I have a couple of questions;
> Moss has a several types of bushings.  Is there one type
> that is preferred, and why ? I am an average driver that
> puts on about 1-2 k miles a year, mostly back roads.
> Regarding the actual replacement  - are there any
> "gotchas"?  Any special tools required ?  Should I replace
> the hardware as well as the bushings ? Will the FE need to
> be realigned.
> Thanks in advance,
>   Gene
> 80 B
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