are you using the standard size urethane bushings with a 3/4" bar?
If so, it still rotates freely?
While we are talking about urethane bushes, I thought I'd remind folks that
you shouldn't use normal grease with them, use a graphite paste or
even graphite powder.
From: Ulix Goettsch <email@example.com>
To: David Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: Spridgets@autox.team.net <Spridgets@autox.team.net>
Date: Thursday, October 15, 1998 5:43 PM
Subject: Re: Addco urethane bushings on 3/4" front rollbar
>the bar rotates in the bushings. I have these same bushings.
>On Thu, 15 Oct 1998, David Brown wrote:
>> Greetings lovers of little cars:
>> I have been sprucing up my '78 Midget for the Fall driving
>> season. Here in the Mojave Desert, it is finally cool enough
>> to enjoy a drive.
>> Last year I bought the 3/4" front roll bar from Moss and
>> have enjoyed the improvement in handling. I used the
>> original mounts, cutting the rubber to accomidate the larger
>> bar. While ordering other parts from VicBrit, I spotted
>> some urethane roll bar mounts, ordered them, and got them
>> The bushings are Addco brand. The Addco package contains
>> this dire warning: "Urethane bar bushings should be used
>> with installations where the bar rotates in the bushing. Do
>> Not Use where bar end exerts prying action or leverage on
>> bushing when chassis rises and falls."
>> Here is the question: Does the stock bar work with a
>> rotating action, or some other action? Can I use them with
>> an oversized stock type front rollbar?
>> Dave Brown
>> Palmdale, CA
> Ulix __/__,__
> '67 Sprite