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I just gotten done installing New Poly Busking kit in my 86.

Not bad just takes time the hardest part for me getting out of bed to get it done.
Was the aft upper A arm Bushing The Kit I Purchased this bushing is 1 piece you had to press it in I found using a hose clamp to help compress the flanged end to make it a smaller OD help get it going in to the A arm.

The rest of the kit everything was a 2 piece type replacement bushings very easy to replace.

For removing the old Rubber bushing a 12 ton Harbor freight Hdy press on sale and a propane torch used some sockets to help press out the old bushings.

Oh ya very messy the grim of the 1500000 mile of road grim on it.

I Love my Air tools a Air Impact to remove just everything put eveything back by hand and Tourqed everything to specs.

It took me 2 full days to do the job + I had to remove the batwing to reseal the rear end cover due to it was leaking oil.

On a scale of 1 to 10 I give it a 7.

For me pulling and reinstalling the 700r4 trans was easyer LOL.
 

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tools are almost everything
 

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That's an awesome upgrade. Everyone is all about HP gains, but one big drawback to horsepower gains is you only use them when your foot is on the gas. Poly bushings are something you will feel all the time unless you're completely stopped.
 

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I personally always go for handling on the street or the track.
At the track HP is always a plus though.
 

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One of the main reason I went and swaped the bushings out.
I had to pull the Batewing out to fix a oil leak so might as well repalce the bushings as long I had it apart.

This my normal for as long as I have it apart might as Well !!!!!.

The draw back It always cost me more money up front LOL.

I hate taking things apart 2 or 3 times when I could fixed the first time it was apart.
 

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I totally understand
I stock a lot spare parts for my car and usually keep the old parts if they are serviceable.
With my connections I can get just about anything same day.
Everytime I put her up on my rack , I do multiple items.
Every once in awhile it's just an oil change , but I do stacks of preventative maint. too.
 

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Went for a 100 mile cruise I can say WOW.

Much nicer ride feels much tighter I am Happy with it.

I think the red Koni Shocks help out also.
 
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