What kind of upper Leaf spring bushings to get?

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  1. hoop

    hoop Well-Known Member

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    Going to be putting new leaf springs on my 72 Dart with 318, I have the Adjustable Shackles, so just be getting bushings only!.. So I was wondering What kind of rear upper Leaf spring bushings to get?... looked at ones on autozone & they say 6cl, So what brand & best place to get right bushings I need?
     
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    If I was going to be running adjustable shackles I would opt for the delrin bushings from PST, since they are a bit stiffer that rubber and stand up to the side flex a little better.
    Non adjustable shackles I would run poly also from PST.
     
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    I got some new ones from rockauto.com, the lower ones seem right, but the upper ones are too big!... Can some one tell me what upper ones I need & wear to get?... As you can see in my pic I need the upper one's with metal on the outside, wear mine are rusty!

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    72bluNblu FABO Gold Member FABO Gold Member

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    Uh, that’s a front spring eye bushing.

    And those extended shackles are a terrible idea.
     
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      rumblefish360 so close yet so far away

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      Those rear springs do not have the stock parts and that’s what you should get with or without new springs. New shackles!
       
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