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How many of you have changed your bushing and used Polyurethanes instead of the standard rubber?

I have always went with Poly bushings in my hotrods but I'm not sure how they'd stand up vs. something like a better designed Moog part.  I'm referring mostly to the front end but have any of you experienced more truly noticeable NVH or premature wear in your OL rigs?
 

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Not yet, but I guess that could be a thought before we are going to morocco this year.

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The guys on a few 4x4 forums made a lot of sense when I asked this question.  They said that with older, classic type vehicles it might make a much greater impact on how it handles but with newer vehicles that have tighter tolerances, it probably wouldn't be much of an improvement  ..if any.  Also quality bushing designs can easily go 100k+ now days even with hard use.
 
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I did on my sway bars & what a difference

you only want to use lithium grease with these

"You should only use lithium based grease on polyurethane.  Petroleum based greases will actually eat a bushing away so this is why it is so crucial to use the right grease".
 
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