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Old 28th February 2007, 20:37   #1
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Control and Thrust Arm Bushings

Mr. Dumb Guy asks: Which are the control and thrust arm bushings? For that matter, which is the control arm and which is the thrust arm?

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Thrust arm is item number 5 on the picture and the thrust arm bushing is item number 6. I honestly cant be sure which is the control arm but guessing its number 12 since its the "other" arm on that pic I might be wrong about that though...!
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Thanks Djonny. Apart from the thrust are bushing, looks like either arm needs replacement if their bushings/ball joints go bad?
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Well there is a thread here somewhere about those bushings and how you can buy the whole arm with bushings for some 130 dollars which I think is very cheap. Ive already bought the X5 bushings as they fit perfectly and are said to be beefier. But if you use the search button and write "thrust arm bushing" then youll get a sh**load of posts about this very problem hope you find all the info you might need.

Ps. Take a look at post number 13 in this thread.
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the thrust arm is number 5 ing the diagram and the bushing is number 6. i am positive about that. by the way what simptoms you haveing that you are replaceing the arm and bushing. the bushing is servicable
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Here's a link to a beastpower page that shows arms and bushings, courtesy of Djohnny's lead. Simplified but illustrative.

http://www.beastpower.com/Merchant2/...Store_Code=BMI
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