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RMPMOTORS 01-06-2010 03:36 PM

Powerflex Bushings At RMP Motors!
 
We now are a Canadian Dealer for Powerflex Poly bushings!

Upgrade to Polyurathane bushings Prolonged tire life, Improved performance,
Increase safety, Greater cost-effectiveness

Are you noticing:
Imprecise handling? Uneven tire wear? Braking instability?

These are the common problems associated with soft, ageing, or failing rubber compound suspension bushes.


Please call or email with what bushings you may need, as we are making a large stock order soon!


Rocco

RMP Motors

taxi615 01-13-2010 01:48 PM

do they make a complet kit for E36's or just individual ?

PM me with info.

Steve30 01-13-2010 02:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by taxi615 (Post 1381394)
do they make a complet kit for E36's or just individual ?

PM me with info.

I'd like to know this too, along with the price for an e36 M3.

RMPMOTORS 01-13-2010 04:29 PM

I will check on kits!

As soon as I recieve the order I will post up Prices in Canadian Dollars

taxi615 01-14-2010 03:19 PM

thanks

hustler 01-14-2010 04:35 PM

Damn, I just bought some for the thrust links on my E39 540 on the internet and would rather have supported a local shop.

Anyway, I would also like to know prices for the rest of the bushings, as well as a ballpark installation price when you get a chance.

Dado 540 01-15-2010 01:53 PM

Hustler you do know you have to lube these bushings every now and then

hustler 01-15-2010 02:12 PM

Oh yeah, I have a similar product in my Jeep. Any poly bushings seems to transmit just a little more vibration, but in my Jeep allow better articulation and suspension movement over the factory solid rubber ones, and in my 540i should last a good deal longer than the stock units. I used my own grease with the Jeep ones - that was a mistake. Use copper grease, and you're golden.

In fact,

I'm going to take a big leap here,

I swear by polyurethane bushings.

Dado 540 01-15-2010 03:04 PM

How often do you have to grease them?

hustler 01-15-2010 03:28 PM

My current set in the Jeep mostly have grease zerks. I do those whenever I am underneath (another high maintenance vehicle). The ones without tend to go a year or so, but could probably last longer in a car with a) less suspension articulation, and b) less immersion in water and general filth.

If it helps, I have never heard them squeaking.

Michel 01-15-2010 03:36 PM

^so what are the drawbacks of never greasing them? accelerated wear? or is it just squeaks

hustler 01-15-2010 07:48 PM

I suspect they would become squeaky and wear faster, I dont know for sure because I have never left them that long.

They definitely press more easily than conventional bushings. The hardest part of greasing them is getting the bolts apart, unlike rubber bushings that are a bitch to get out sometimes.

kenmar 01-15-2010 09:57 PM

I find that you pretty much have to grease them at least once a year. I do it in the spring, because the grease seems to be washed out by winter usage. On my anti-roll bar, I didn't grease them for a couple of years when I was on the west coast and it seemed to actually wear out the bar a bit. On a street-driven car, I would only put them on the anti-roll bars because they're readily accessible and R&R does not mess up your alignment (not a problem, however, if you've got grease fittings).

Quote:

Originally Posted by Michel (Post 1382028)
^so what are the drawbacks of never greasing them? accelerated wear? or is it just squeaks


RMPMOTORS 01-18-2010 07:27 PM

E46 and E36 Trailing arm Bushing sets IN STOCK!!

They give alot better straight line stability, and put the power down better!

Get them replaced, the OEM ones wear out quick, making rear tires wear quickly, especially on M cars.

As long as they are lubricated properly when installed, they last a long time without squeaking!

*th-up*

taxi615 01-18-2010 11:05 PM

Price?


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