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    Wet bolt bushings Part 2

    MORryde bronze bushing part number - UO136-592, the dimensions are .693 OD x .580 ID x 1.75

    Here's some before and after shots of the bushings in place.

    Below is the old worn out bushing. Nothing left at to the bushing at 7 o'clock. Riding on steel. wb11.jpg





    Below new bushing in place wb13.jpg





    Below, this is the setup that attaches to the rubber spring. You can see scuffing on the housing. Not sure why?
    But if you look at the brass bushing, at 12 o'clock you can see how its worn thin. Note, this bushing is pressed fit into the
    housing. Do not attempt to replace this with simple hand tools as it is very difficult to do without the correct tools. wb12.jpg





    Below is new bushing installed. wb14.jpg





    Everything has been replaced except for the rubber spring, so I think I'm good to go for another 3-4 years. After that if I still have the Monty, I'll have everything replaced and inspected by Mor Ryde.

    Next, the fridge heater coil replacement.
    Last edited by Montana Rover; 03-31-2017, 05:59 PM. Reason: Added bronze bushing part number
    Scott L.
    2012 Ram 3500 Dually LongHorn
    2014 3402RL Legacy Edition

    #2
    You manage to stay busy.
    Solitude 379FL, Morryde IS, Dexter Brakes, Andersen hitch, Ram 3500 Crew Cab, DRW. I travel with wife, Marilyn and a couple Yorkie

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      #3
      Great pics...thanks

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        #4
        How many miles on those bushings? I put on Mor ryde last year and have 12-15000 miles on mine already.
        And how do you pull the bolts out? Seems I remember people saying you have to drive the bolts on sometimes, so removing could be difficult????
        2012 Silverado 2500
        2013 Mountaineer 362

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          #5
          Originally posted by twindman View Post
          How many miles on those bushings? I put on Mor ryde last year and have 12-15000 miles on mine already.
          And how do you pull the bolts out? Seems I remember people saying you have to drive the bolts on sometimes, so removing could be difficult????
          I have 25,000 miles on mine.

          You really can't go by mileage in my opinion, cause a lot will depend on terrain traveled. I would check the furthest most rear and front first. They have take the biggest beating. They are the ones that have a single bolt in them.

          Use a rubber mallet to knock out the single bolt. The ones with duals bolts and the shackle , slide out as a whole unit once you remove the nuts.

          Remember the bushing just don't slide in, you still need a mallet to hit them in, even on the ends. The ends are the easiest to do.

          You still have to bang out the old ones with hammer and a screw driver you don't care about.

          This job is not for the faint of heart and is very dangerous if you have never done suspension work before or have worked on vehicles in the past and have good tools.
          Scott L.
          2012 Ram 3500 Dually LongHorn
          2014 3402RL Legacy Edition

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            #6
            So how can I tell if they are going bad without removing them???
            2012 Silverado 2500
            2013 Mountaineer 362

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              #7
              Originally posted by twindman View Post
              So how can I tell if they are going bad without removing them???
              You can't, sorry.
              Scott L.
              2012 Ram 3500 Dually LongHorn
              2014 3402RL Legacy Edition

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                #8
                Great full write up. Thanks again!

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