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Old 05-06-2013, 10:20 AM   #81
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Yeah but you're probably also comparing your new poly bushings to your old worn out rtabs if what you are saying is your experience. you already said you don't remember how your M3 rubber rtabs performed when new.just sayin!
Well, I kind of agree with LittleBear on the wheel movement thing. See, a busted RTAB is just an extreme case of compliance where the trailing arm can move freely. The rubber is less than that and the poly is even less than the rubber. It would make sense to me that the poly could actually help with tramlining. Does that make sense to you? I don't know if it's clear what I'm thinking.
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:49 AM   #82
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I have researched some of the grease used on the poly bushings such as Marine grease, white lighting or copper lube... Any thoughts which one is the best or most effective to eliminate the squeaks.

I'm installing my POLY RTABS today and would appreciate the quick feedback.

I did not see much info with the search button....Thanks for the help in advance....
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Old 12-05-2013, 10:13 PM   #83
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Someone help me understand this:

The limiters install on each side of the RTAB, limiting movement. Don't they prevent that side-to-side movement that Mango is saying is key to proper suspension articulation as much if not more than poly RTABs?

So how is OEM+limiters all that different from poly RTABs when it comes to this "binding issue"?
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