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Old 02-26-2004, 06:30 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Upper control arm bushing?

I am looking for ideas for an upper control arm bushing/joint to fit the stock axle gear case ear on a TJ. I don't like the original rubber bushing because it looks like it will push out, the bolt is small, and the rubber won't twist enough for long travel. Another choice I found is Curries Johnny Joint. The 7/16 drilled attaching bolt seems too small for a single upper arm, or is it OK? The upper arm will be a custom long arm so almost any bushing or joint that fits the axle could be used.

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Old 02-27-2004, 07:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I used an RE spherical joint, but I have two arms (the way it should be)...
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I used daystay JJ on axle end with 5/8" bolt and poly joint on frame end with 9/16 bolt
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