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Old 01-27-2018, 04:53 PM
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Default C7 control arm bushings

I have an aftermarket subframe with C7 upper and lower control arms and want to change out the bushings to polyurethane bushings. Problem is I can't find anyone that sells them for the C7 style control arms. Anyone have any info you can pass along will be appreciated.
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I have an aftermarket subframe with C7 upper and lower control arms and want to change out the bushings to polyurethane bushings. Problem is I can't find anyone that sells them for the C7 style control arms. Anyone have any info you can pass along will be appreciated.
Im sure you already saw RideTech has delrin ones which are a much better option than poly. No grease required, and last longer.

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Im sure you already saw RideTech has delrin ones which are a much better option than poly. No grease required, and last longer.

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I suppose the LG Motorsports MonoBall solution isn't going to be any more to your liking then. $$$

https://www.lgmotorsports.com/corvet...nsert-kit.html

The factory rubber bushings are looking pretty good!
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I suppose the LG Motorsports MonoBall solution isn't going to be any more to your liking then. $$$

https://www.lgmotorsports.com/corvet...nsert-kit.html

The factory rubber bushings are looking pretty good!
Holy CRAP them are pricey, oh wait free install, where's my checkbook (lol) rubber it is!
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I have an aftermarket subframe
Which aftermarket subframe did you choose to go with and why, if I may ask?
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I used these energy bushing on my car that has an Art Morrison frame:
https://www.amazon.com/Energy-Suspen...RXD40KV0TCZ4Q7

I had the aFe Control PFADT Series bushing, but the c-clip retaining the bushing kept coming off, so the energy ones were the only economical option I found.

here's an article on a bunch of other options:
http://www.superchevy.com/how-to/cha...your-corvette/
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The Corvette LCA is adjustable with cam bolts. The mis-alignment created by adjusting doesn’t create much added binding with rubber, but that might be an issue with stiffer bushings.
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I have an aftermarket subframe with C7 upper and lower control arms and want to change out the bushings to polyurethane bushings. Problem is I can't find anyone that sells them for the C7 style control arms. Anyone have any info you can pass along will be appreciated.
Curious if you have driven the car. GM engineering greatly exceeds what the aftermarket guys can bring to the table and the C7 is no slouch in the handling department. I would leave them stock as I have in the past....

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Below is the perfect answer! Ditto, I say!

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Curious if you have driven the car. GM engineering greatly exceeds what the aftermarket guys can bring to the table and the C7 is no slouch in the handling department. I would leave them stock as I have in the past....

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