You can buy a complete set of upper and lower A-arm bushings from Doug
Jennings of Tiger Auto, Dayton, OH, for about $70. He'll probably
sell you the lowers alone, if that's all you need. His phone # is in
the suppliers section of the Tiger website.
> Hi all,
> The other day I stated that I was going to try to melt some acytel
> (Derlin) into an old A arm bushing to replace the rubber. Well forget it.
> I tried. I cleaned the inner and outer shell of a lower A arm bushing of all
> the old rubber and rust. I then built a Jig to hold everything in alignment.
> I used a second outer shell above the one in the jig as a resevoir to hold the
> initial unmelted acytel resin. I heated the thing in the oven to 375 F
> (the previous days test of melting point). The plastic was too viscous
> to run down into desired area. I took it out and attempted to press the
> resin in with a wooden dowel. No luck except for about 1/2 ".
> I then increased the temperature to 400 F hoping it would thin down
> and flow. The plastic simply boiled out of the mold and from the
> arid smell, it apparently had started breaking down. I just wasted 2"
> of Derlin.
> Still need a source of lower A arm bushings.
> Jim Barrett Tiger II 351C and others