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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 24th, 19, 05:17 PM Thread Starter
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Idler Arm Bushing

I needed to drop my steering box and once I removed the castle nut and separated the idler arm a small little bushing covered in grease was still on the idler arm. When I removed it, I noticed it was split and open. So I am looking to replace just that piece. Problem is that I can't seem to find just that. Seems that I need to buy the whole idler arm setup to get just this little bushing. Does anyone know where to find or get one?
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 24th, 19, 06:14 PM
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Re: Idler Arm Bushing

That's just a thick felt washer to help keep gunk out of the joint. It's not a necessity.
Used to be able to buy felt battery post washers. You might find those. It would probably
fit and function the same.
Edit: Some of the idler arms used a sponge type material.

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old Jun 24th, 19, 08:08 PM
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Re: Idler Arm Bushing

A slice of rubber hose will work

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