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- Lifetime Warranty. Prothane guarantees all Prothane Suspension Parts to be free of defects in materials and workmanship (not due to abuse, neglect or misapplication) for the total time the vehicle remains with the original purchaser of the product(s). Should the products fail to meet these conditions, Prothane will replace the product, free of charge. This excludes any and all related labor charges. The product must be shipped to Prothane (postage prepaid) along with a copy of the original receipt."
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Rear Leaf Spring Shackle Bushings - Dodge Dart - 4801
Prothane Leaf Spring and Shackle Bushings
Vehicles with a leaf spring and shackle set up lean heavily on the springs to take the shock out of a bump. Not only does a leaf spring reduce the force of a bump that you feel, but it also evenly distributes the load across the chassis instead of the whole load pressing down on one point. Your ability to get to point A to point B without scraping the pavement is heavily dependent on the leaf spring and shackle bushings which mount the spring to the frame.
Prothane's polyurethane is a stronger material for the mounting points of a leaf spring and shackle. Polyurethane leaf spring bushings are able to handle the stress from the suspension, and is not vulnerable to road grime. With Prothane's polyurethane, you can protect your vehicle's ability to carry a load, and your bumpy free ride, for years to come.
Replacing the Faulty Rubber
O.E. leaf spring and shackles utilize a soft rubber bushing to mount the spring to the frame. The rubber is great for reducing the noise and vibrations from being transferred into the cab. Unfortunately, rubber bushings have a short lifespan. Once the rubber fails, due to wear and tear or road grime, a leaf spring's effectiveness is severely reduced. Meaning you will experience a very bumpy ride, the vehicle's ability to carry a load or tow is hindered greatly and you'll experience a loss of control.
Use Prothane's Super Grease
Leaf spring and shackle bushings handle a lot of stress from the vehicle load, so be sure to use the supplied Prothane's Super Grease to lubricate the bushings during installation. Its super important that you lubricate each bushing well to prevent any squeaking. If you'd like some extra grease just in case, pick up an extra 3 pack.
Product Reviews for Rear Leaf Spring Shackle Bushings - Dodge Dart - 4801
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starstarstarstarstar" excellent replacement "
I got these parts as a replacement for my golf carts front suspension.I use the cart for farm and hunting. They were a very close match to the size i needed and were urethane not rubber. The original rubber ones were garbage and lasted only a few suspension cycles before they were trashed. I got these urethane parts and have since not had to worry about them. Great product and website. Williamverified_user Verified Buyer - william mikolajchak - . Prothane 4801 - 5 out of 5
starstarstarstarstar" GREAT "
They fit perfectly as advertized and work just fine.verified_user Verified Buyer - FRANK M FUENTES JR - . Prothane 4801 - 5 out of 5
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They work great! with stock leafs.verified_user Verified Buyer - chris lasko - . Prothane 4801 - 5 out of 5
The bushings were used in the front eye of leaf springs on a straight axle on a 55 Chevrolet. The bushings seem to be working out nicely.verified_user Verified Buyer - BRENT WILLIAMS - . Prothane 4801 - 5 out of 5