Xantia - Anti roll bar bush wears very fast

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Xantia - Anti roll bar bush wears very fast

Post by lancia58 » 20 Oct 2012, 13:28

Hi

The right anti roll bar bush wears very fast, I head to replace it once each 5 month, I do use an aftermarket one. It there a reason the right one wears and the left doesn’t ? I checked the diameter of the bush and it is to Citrone’s spec. What may accelerate the bush wear ?

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Re: Xantia - Anti roll bar bush wears very fast

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 20 Oct 2012, 17:10

I am not certain about this, as I have yet to do one. However, from what I have read it is possibly due to the bush not being lined up correctly when assembled. If you do the bolts up tightly when the front is up in the air it means that the bush is aligned for that attitude, and when the car is at its running height the bush is incorrectly aligned, causing the rapid wear.

I would strongly recommend you search the forum for the correct way to fit the bush, as I only skimmed the info as I was looking for something else. I would hate to cause you any other problems if I am wrong.

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Re: Xantia - Anti roll bar bush wears very fast

Post by Peter.N. » 20 Oct 2012, 17:42

That sounds logical as it would cause the bush to be under stress, it should be tightened at normal ride height.

Peter