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no one asked if they were stock bushings.
If the springs are stock they are 70 mm wide.
Aftermarket range from 2.5" to 70 mm ( 2.755" ) and if are narrow require a special bushing
Stock shackle pins are 18 mm. Some aftermarket are 5/8" or 3/4' pins Make sure you have that info.
Many complaints with vendors are a result of customers not ordering the correct part.
 
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no one will complain about Kurt, ... unless you don't want good friendly old school service and don't wanna talk to anybody/let me buy it online with no certainty of what I am really getting... you get the point.

then again, with that said they ante tre's you want cheap crap you can go elsewhere... not recommended.
 

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I ran rubber spring bushings with my OME suspension for a while. They did not last very long. Keep an eye on your springs.
 
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I ran rubber spring bushings with my OME suspension for a while. They did not last very long. Keep an eye on your springs.

I thought rubber would give a softer ride and more give when twisting / flexing.
Unless there is a good synthetic option that has enough give for twisting, but lasts long enough, and doesnt crack up.
 

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It theoretically will give a softer ride and more give when flexing. That is also what tears it up...

Synthetic lasts longer..
 
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It theoretically will give a softer ride and more give when flexing. That is also what tears it up...

Synthetic lasts longer..

Yea ok, makes sense I guess. I'll just keep an eye on them, I have it on the hoist regularly enough anyways. Just put all new rubber bushes in, not about the swap them out at the moment.
 

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mine were about a year before they died.

In a stock cruiser they work fine. Start modifying things and things go south.
 

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Here is a dumb question, and I didn't find it on the website.

How many of these kits do you need per truck? One kit per spring, or one kit per axle?

you will need 24 individual bushings, 6 per leaf spring. depending on how old and worn the spring pins and shackles are, you may want to consider changing them also
 

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