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Old 06-29-2019, 10:11 AM   #1
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Has anyone used the Strongflex polyurethane bushings? They've been recommended to me as a reasonably-priced alternative to Powerflex.
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Old 06-29-2019, 03:13 PM   #2
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Powerflex bushings are only $66 on Amazon. Seems reasonable to me. Why mess with unknown brands?

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Old 06-30-2019, 04:30 AM   #3
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I"m doing more than just the control arm bushings, and the price difference adds up quickly. There's nothing wrong with Powerflex, but at one point it too was an unknown brand.
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Old 07-28-2019, 06:14 AM   #4
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Hey, I have Strongflex Sport (yellow) FCABs and RTABs in and they have worked just fine. I have just installed all Strongflex Sport in my subframe and diff but I haven’t assembled it yet. However the fit is perfect and they seem like quality items in hand. They have been around for a long time (they say 10 years on their website, I’ve known about them for at least 7) and as far as I know Strongflex are widely used in Europe and they make bushings for A LOT of makes and models. I have yet to hear anything bad about them and knowing the interweb if it was **** we’d hear about it. People tend to inform about bad experiences very quickly but don’t post good reviews as readily.
I have also seen a few amateur race cars using Strongflex and those people don’t tend to choose something that doesn’t work.
I know that the “absence of a bad rep” isn’t the same as a “proven good rep”, but it can be indicative and their customer service is good, their webpage is among the best when it comes to choosing the right bushings and that counts for something in my book as well.


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Old 07-28-2019, 07:15 AM   #5
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Thanks, all very encouraging!
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Old 08-11-2019, 04:47 PM   #6
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There are many brands who make polyurethane bushings if you search for them, even seen random ebay-sellers making their own sway bar bushings and selling them. Never heard anything bad about Strongflex, I'd say try them out and remember to review them in the forum
(I've only used some bushings by Powerflex, Superpro, Superflex and IPD (!) on my cars as of yet)

Somewhat related but if the bushings have metal pipe's inserted in them it seems to differ between brands if they are made of stainless steel or not. Just something to think about if you are in a rust prone enviroment.
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Write them and ask. They’ve always been helpful....


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