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Top link offset bushings??

nomad

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I have tire wear on the outside of the front tires even with nearly no toe in and think I may be blaming it on the fact that Spridgets have quite a bit of positive camber. I'm thinking of trying some off set bushings to reduce that camber but have always wondered how they stay in place and which I should fit. There are several suppliers. Do I go with moly filled nylon or bronze or are they worth fitting in the first place on a street car?? Any experience appreciated?

Kurt
 

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I have tire wear on the outside of the front tires even with nearly no toe in and think I may be blaming it on the fact that Spridgets have quite a bit of positive camber. I'm thinking of trying some off set bushings to reduce that camber but have always wondered how they stay in place and which I should fit. There are several suppliers. Do I go with moly filled nylon or bronze or are they worth fitting in the first place on a street car?? Any experience appreciated?

Kurt

hi Kurt,
i bought the speedwell offset trunion bushings made from Delrin. They're held in the same as the stock bushings with a slight interference fit. They work great!
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I made mine out of moly-nylon. They seem to be staying in position. They do not give much adjustment.
 
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nomad

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Wouldn't care to make another set would you, Trevor?? Moly nylon would seem to be the perfect item and the price Moss wants seems a little steep. Of course I haven't gone shopping yet.

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It'd probably be January before I ever got around to doing them. The stuff is easy to machine. If you have access to a lathe I can send you some material for a reasonable cost.
 
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nomad

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I have a little lathe and could do the job as soon as I finish the project that is chucked up in the 4 jaw right now!:rolleye:

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bugedd

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I have the Moss offset upper trunion bushings, work out quite well. Should be able to see the negative camber in the pic, just barely.
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