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Lower control arm bushing - is this normal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Slobber, Jul 8, 2020.

  1. Jul 8, 2020 at 2:57 PM
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    Slobber

    Slobber [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Noticed my bushing looks like elephant skin. Is this a normal part of its life cycle?

    The truck rides fine, no thumps or anything.

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  2. Jul 8, 2020 at 3:06 PM
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    Island Cruiser

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    Yup, completely normal!
     
  3. Jul 8, 2020 at 3:23 PM
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    Slobber

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    Bizarre, thank you Cruiser
     
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  4. Jul 8, 2020 at 3:59 PM
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    All good man. Here’s a pic of a brand-new OEM set that I received, damaged box but no harm done to the bushings:
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  5. Jul 8, 2020 at 4:16 PM
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    Slobber

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    Huh, didn’t expect that. Thanks again
     
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