Suspension (lower arm) bush replacement?


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    Suspension (lower arm) bush replacement?

    I've been informed the bushes have worn in the suspension lower arms on my 2008 R8 V8 (one front and one rear), is it possible to replace the bushes or do you have to replace the arms themselves (I've been told you can't buy just the bushes but wanted to check)?

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    Re: Suspension (lower arm) bush replacement?

    Check this thread if Audi will not supply individual bushes -

    https://www.r8talk.com/forums/6-perf...nce-brand.html

    Also GMG Racing sell full bush kits for the R8.
    Black/Gold 09 V8 Coupe R-Tronic. Black/Gold 05 Race prep'd Yamaha R1.

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    Re: Suspension (lower arm) bush replacement?

    Afraid my experience, with a late 07' plate V8, was that I had to change not just the single arm, but all of them on that half of the vehicle. In my case, I had issues with near side rear lower and offside front lower joints, so essentially I had to change all 8 arms and linkages - new shocks and ARB linkages were not required. The upside is that my car now feels brand new. The work was done by Audi themselves, but under a third party warrenty.

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    Re: Suspension (lower arm) bush replacement?

    Thanks both, I'll explore the bush replacement idea first as the arms themselves are fine so if I can avoid a full set of replacements that would be helpful.

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