[T3] Front Upper Shock Bushing

Sean Bartnik sjbartnik at mac.com
Mon Oct 10 05:47:27 PDT 2016

To clarify, the rubber grommet is still there.  It was the steel sleeve that came out with the bolt.

> The rubber bushing is pressed into the eye on the end of the shock 
> and is very hard to remove. It won't just fall out on its own. I 
> spent quite a bit of time trying to find a replacement for a worn out 
> (destroyed) bushing in another car last winter and finally gave up 
> and made something from makeshift parts. Don't know how long that 
> will last, but all my attempts at finding an original were fruitless.
> If you're just talking about the steel sleeve inside, I may have one, 
> but if your rubber was worn enough that the sleeve could fall out, 
> that's not a good sign. It should be VERY tight in there.

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