A loaded strut is a complete, easily installed replacement for every part of the strut assembly and can offer a cheaper replacement than a bare strut that reuses some original components, but also requires tool rentals or professional installation. We’ll help you decide which option is best for your vehicle.
Are you looking to give your RZR a little extra edge out on the trails, without a costly suspension replacement? Well, you’re in the right place. In this article, I am going to tell you why rubber is not a reliable bushing material, the ‘creative’ (yet dangerous) fixes for them, and how longer-lasting polyurethane UTV bushings will save you money and upgrade the suspension of your RZR.
A bad control arm really means there’s a bad ball joint or worn control arm bushings. When they fail you can experience symptoms ranging from clunking noises to steering wander. This article will highlight the symptoms along with the reasons for control arm failure and what to do about it.
We’re going to explore what durometer actually is and what it means for suspension bushings. Simply put, durometer is the hardness of a material and describes how it will react to force. We will cover the shore scales and their relevance, why durometer is important and how it affects certain suspension components, the role it plays in different bushing materials and how certain things affect durometer.
Polyurethane Bushings are an aftermarket alternative for replacing or upgrading the suspension bushings in a vehicle. There are a few reasons you might consider installing poly bushings but most boil down to finding a better balance between performance, durability, and comfort.
Moog sells their suspension parts through dealers and works with them on a case by case basis regarding warranty issues. So when you buy a Moog part the warranty you get is based on who you buy the part from. Some dealers support limited lifetime warranties and some do not.
Both lift kits and leveling kits are designed to raise the ride height of a vehicle to fit larger tires and to possibly increase the overall ground clearance of your vehicle, but let’s dive a little deeper and find out what makes each kit tick.
A body lift raises the body of the vehicle, giving it a more aggressive look and impressive stature. Suspension lift kits each function on the principle of raising the suspension, along with everything it supports to increase performance. Let’s take a look at the lift that’s perfect for you.
Checking the ball joints on your vehicle is a simple process that can be accomplished with a jack, jack stands, flat head screwdriver, and a 2×4. Once the vehicle is jacked up you can manipulate the tire or ball joint to check for looseness.
What is the BEST grease for Polyurethane Bushings? DST has tested the most common greasing options and here are the results.