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    Bushes - Good Deal?

    Looking to get all the bushes done soon as im going to be doing the drop links n anti roll bars soon and thought might as well get something decent. Just want to know if these is a good deal and also the stuff for my S3. Its a 2002 BAM 225.

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/POWERFLEX-BUSH...#ht_5556wt_654
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    Has anyone ever fitted fully polys to an S3??? Had a few cars that I've fitted them too, and some they have worked, and some took away the feel of the car... So if you have them, post up some results....

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    hey! good idea lol
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    Apparently polybushes dont work very well on the wishbones.
    They pull out over time.
    I have heard a rumor that TT bushes are slightly stiffer than s3 ones.

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    Very interested...as I'm also at the point of changing the bushes and ARB's.
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    i have the poly dogbone bush and want the OEM one back on..... ive waited almost 6 months for it to supposedly settle and it still shakes like billio when idling....feckin annoyin and ill be using OEM for other replacements persoanlly
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    oh noo doesnt look good for the poly bushes....

    Can any one suggest any good bush upgrades for the S3? I dont know wot to do for the bushes for the R32 ARB's i'm getting soon.
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    Stevo I got powerflex bushes 19mm for the R32 rear ARB. got them through Awesome.

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    I just used OEM bushes on my R32 ARB
    red to red black to black blue to bits

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1animal1 View Post
    i have the poly dogbone bush and want the OEM one back on..... ive waited almost 6 months for it to supposedly settle and it still shakes like billio when idling....feckin annoyin and ill be using OEM for other replacements persoanlly
    Tim, did you tighten it correctly? Mines been on 12 months and is fine, improved the handling of the car no ends, felt better then OEM tbh.
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    I bought my s3 of Mike on here and its fully polybushed and it is overkill considering it has uprated dampers and adjustable roll /tie bars etc ....it made the car very "choppy" to drive on the back roads were i live so i removed the poly bushes up front and fitted stock "tt" solid rubber bushes,its made the car allot better to drive and it handles just as good!


    I would personally just do the rear polybushed and the front standard bar the tt void free ones and spend the money on decent roll bars etc.
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    also ive removed the dogbone ploybushes as its was to harsh!
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    Or defcon bushes are rated highly in the TT world.

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    Oh man I just dont know wot to do now! lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dani_B19 View Post
    Tim, did you tighten it correctly? Mines been on 12 months and is fine, improved the handling of the car no ends, felt better then OEM tbh.
    i didnt tighten using a torque wrench mate...just nipped it
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    one grunt or 2 ??? lol
    red to red black to black blue to bits

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    dunno, wasnt me doing the grunting sweety.... although im normally a giver for future ref
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1animal1 View Post
    dunno, wasnt me doing the grunting sweety.... although im normally a giver for future ref
    Not what ive heard mate
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    wishful thinking doood
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    so what the deal then!

    What bushes am I getting lads? Polys for the back n standards on the front?

    Whats this about TT bushes?

    And what recomendations for the R32 ARB bushes?
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    I saw some s3 rear polys in the classifieds earlier mate... may be worth a peek.

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    Quote Originally Posted by csweatherston View Post
    I saw some s3 rear polys in the classifieds earlier mate... may be worth a peek.
    I couldnt find any anywhere Weatherston.....
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