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My early built 67 coupe has what looks like rubber bushings on the control arm shaft ends where I am used to seeing the greaseable hex shaped caps on a 68.
When I rebuild the suspension would I be better off rebuilding this arm and replacing these bushings, or convert to a new later-style UCA with the shaft & hex caps?
Was the later style a better design?

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Matt
 

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The upper control arms with rubber bushings were a 70's Granada item. Moog made a "problem solver" retrofit for the Mustangs in the 70's and 80's.

IMHO, the correct metal bushed upper arms are the way to go, as long as you grease them at every oil change. If you want the ultimate in low maintenance, get a set of Opentracker arms with the roller bearings.
 

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I think you are right, someone in the past installed these Moog "Problem Solver" rubber bushings. The listing for the factory-style Moog shaft kit says it cannot be installed when the rubber bushings had been previously installed in the UCA ( I guess because this kit ruins the UCA threads). Link
Guess I'll be in the market for some new UCAs after all...
 
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