Replacement of metal-rubber-metal bushing with metal-polyurethane or metal-rubber non-glued manual(Manual #17)

Some bushing can be available in construction composed of 2 elements. This solution is more popular for polyurethane bushings, but can also be found in elements with the rubber. While replacement elements in this solution, it is important to press these 2 elements in the correct order. Below is manual how correctly handle that type of bushings.

How correctly place 3-elements bushing?

Before replacement

Removing the bushing

1

A – Rotate element
B – While removing bushing, press on the upper surface of outer bushing
C – Press
D – Auxillary bushing for pressing out
E – Outer bushing
F – Inner bushing with rubber/polyurethane
G – Control arm
H -While removing bushing, press on the upper surface of outer bushing

2

Correctly removed element

Attention!

Before installation of new bushing precisely clean socket and make chamfer to press the new element easier

A – Make a chamfer
B – Clean the socked thoroughly
C – Control arm
D – Outer bushing
E – Inner bushing with rubber/polyurethane

Installation

1

A – Surfaces to be greased
B – Press
C – Polyurethane/rubber insert
D – Control arm

All elements should be properly lubricated with the supplied silicone grease

2

A – Surfaces to be greased
B – Press
C – Inner bushing
D – Polyurethane/rubber insert

While pushing the inner bushing, the Press the new polyurethane / rubber insert to its half of its length, then press it on the metal bushing

3

Press the new insert until the flange came out from the bottom

4

Aligning inner bushing and polyurethane/rubber insert to socket

5

Correctly installed insert

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