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Old February 11th 2012, 19:24
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Originally Posted by -Alex- View Post
Yes, it is easiest to use stock TB rubber bushing as a seal, but i dont think it needs any more support.

The off-road guys (Class 11), have found the four mounting bolts shear out of the Torsion Bar housing, which is why they recommend a section of tubing goes into the TB housing (without bushing) to eliminate the stress on the mounting bolts. I'll be the first to admit yours are far nicer then mine, but this shows the tube we welded to the backside:



I suppose the argument that the on-road forces aren't as strong is a somewhat valid one...but add loads of grip such as in a track setting and I suspect you'd be seeing similar load values, just on a more progressive curve.

-Dave
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