are these bushing bad??

Discussion in 'Touring Models' started by olskool, May 28, 2010.

  1. olskool

    olskool Member

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    here are the swing arm bushing from my 97RK with 57000 miles....

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    I installed a Glide-Pro kit...wow it should make a difference! LOL
     

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  2. ultrat

    ultrat Senior Member Contributor

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    Id say no i thought mine were too they have that angle built in..but if u gotem out replace,, piece of mind..
     
  3. olskool

    olskool Member

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    they are built like that?? i kinda of thought they would be straight (up and down/cylinder shaped)
     
  4. TQuentin1

    TQuentin1 Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator

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    Yes. These are called isolators. The bushings are actually in the swing arm. The isolators are eccentric and must be installed correctly. See the instructions.

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  5. ultrat

    ultrat Senior Member Contributor

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    olskool i got my 93 flh out of a bone yard & my thoughts too when removed these are bent but no.There is a bump onem it goes in a slot if i remember, it been a few years..& Welcome from south bend.....