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TORSION BAR BUSHING CLAMPS

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  1. CM360

    CM360 Well-Known Member

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    I've going through 2 front suspension rebuilds. One was a New England car and the other from Nevada. Both had the same issue, the clamps that hold the torsion bar bushings will not come apart easily. Usually cut off wheel, air chisel and then welding on some new material. Another solution? Can't find these tabs(both sides).
     
  2. 89.Fifth

    89.Fifth Well-Known Member

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    If you buy a complete bar setup from firm feel, I think you could just replace everything new and not bother tearing apart the old shell. Or am I mistaken and it needs to be done anyway to remove it from the car?
     
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    I'm not sure where those are available (or if they are). When I bought mine (around 2002 or so), they were kits from Chrysler and came with the bushing, both halves of the "shell", a new friction plate, the crimp clamps and the bolts. Unsure if you can get them from Mopar anymore.

    They aren't listed in the parts catalog, only says "serviced in item 10" which is the t-bar assy. Guessing the field service kit was released sometime later on. If I can find the box, I'll see if the p/n is on it.
     
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    CM360, were you talking about the bushings on the end of the bars at the control arm, or the pivot bushings where they're bolted to the k-frame? Maybe I misunderstood.
     
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    volare 77 Well-Known Member

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    pivot pkg should be 4186828
     
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    That's the one. Did a little seek and search, came up with absolutely zip.:( pivot kit.jpg
     
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    I may have one NOS but i would have to check
     
  9. CM360

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    That's them. For $149.00 on fleabay, I think I'll keep repairing them. This adds to the "F M" body debacle.
     
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    DCAspen Well-Known Member

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    That Moog part has been discontinued for a few years now.
     
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    Thats not the pivot bushing. It is the torsion bar to control arm bushing.
    I got both of these for my Dippy. Not installed, yet.
    polyurethane torsion bar MoPar
     
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    The Moog bushing has been discontinued from the manufacturer but there are still some out there. I got two last year.
     
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    Kernel Sanders Well-Known Member

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    You know what's funny? this is the picture of the top of my dryer where I take picture of the parts I sell... sold that a couple years ago here. pic just caught me by surprise, made me double take lol