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Old 06-04-14, 08:08 AM
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Default Hard race or Figs caster bushing?

My caster arm bushings are shot and im looking to replace them. I know most people go with Figs poly bushing or the roca rubber oem replacement. Has anyone used the HardRace bushing? Its a company out of Australia that uses hardened rubber. Here is a link to the product:
http://www.hard-race.com.au/index.ph...product_id=614
Let me know what you guys think.
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Old 06-05-14, 08:58 AM
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Well... considering both FIGS and ROCA are local to the States and HardRace is in Australia, I'd venture to say that most people stick the US-based companies. The shipping time and cost would probably be another factor. I've heard of the company before, but I'm pretty sure it wasn't Lexus-related.
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Yea i guess from that standpoint your right. I think im going to go with the Figs. Thanks
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And the figs/Super Pro poly ones are made in Australia anyway.
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Yea i know but they are sold here and i can get them in a few days from figs
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Originally Posted by hcharlesc3 View Post
Yea i know but they are sold here and i can get them in a few days from figs
Hey bro- please let me know what you think of the Figs caster bushings- I'm not ready to replace this WEEK- but by the end of the year I probably will... I'm considering the Figs, also.

Good luck with the install, man.

From what I've heard NEW Castor bushings really change/firm up our cars "slop" after 100k miles... even OEM ones.
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Go with Figs. Excellent customer service. I'm running their 4 piece adjustable castor arm bushing and despite a few pops and creaks (probably due to other things) it's been great with -8 degrees camber up front.
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Figs all the way! All the other bushings will fail by design. The Figs will last the longest.
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Originally Posted by AirRideFan View Post
Hey bro- please let me know what you think of the Figs caster bushings- I'm not ready to replace this WEEK- but by the end of the year I probably will... I'm considering the Figs, also.

Good luck with the install, man.

From what I've heard NEW Castor bushings really change/firm up our cars "slop" after 100k miles... even OEM ones.
Already got the adjustable caster bushings from figs. Should be installed this weekend so I'll probably post pics on my build thread.

Originally Posted by goodyonsen View Post
Go with Figs. Excellent customer service. I'm running their 4 piece adjustable castor arm bushing and despite a few pops and creaks (probably due to other things) it's been great with -8 degrees camber up front.


Originally Posted by DriftOner View Post
Figs all the way! All the other bushings will fail by design. The Figs will last the longest.
That's conclusion I came to as well. Figs is the way to go.
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I've had FIGS for quite some time now, been flawless.
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Considering that they don't even ask what size. That's a problem. 98 - mid 00 had smaller holes and mid 00-05 had larger ones. I would go with figs. I LOVE MINE.
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If you don't mind a bit more road feel and the higher cost - get figs. If you want lower cost and don't mind changing again in a few years - go with the ROCA - I seriously doubt that the ROCA will have less life than OEM, which wasn't great but still…

My OEM arms were replaced with the updated ones about 2-3 years ago and I can now feel they are starting to get sloppy - I think I'll install the ROCA bushings I have and see.
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