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Old 08-20-2012, 12:44 PM
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modifying stabilizer bar bushing

This may be a strange question, but I purchased some Moog stabilizer bar bushings that were suppossed to fit my frame but upon testing don't seem to fit (G body Monte Carlo). Looking online, it seems the only type I can buy that will fit the frame correctly are rubber, but I'd prefer to use the poly bushings. Is it possible to cut the bottom of the bushing so that it will fit correctly? Would it affect anything?

Obviously since bushings are so cheap it's not about saving money, it's more about using a poly bushing.

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You see how theres a circle one the side there in the picture. Don't go past that and you'll be fine. A lot of these kits are a one size fits all kinda deal.
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bandsaw ?

If you have a bandsaw you can trace rubber or poly bushings on a piece of 2 X 4, cut out the wood then stick the bushing in the cutout,,Put in a piece of broom handle or bolt in the hole,, the wood will hold the bushing to minimize distortion as you cut it.
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Thanks for the help. I had a theory I could cut all the way down to the outer circle on the bushing but wanted to make sure the tab wasn't vital to anything.
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