Author Topic: Sway bar rubber  (Read 102 times)

Offline Grog

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  • Year: 1977
  • Make: Itasca
  • Model: unsure
  • Chassis: GMC
  • Engine: 302
Sway bar rubber
« on: August 03, 2019, 05:50 PM »
I was reading a similar thread in a different forum about checking the roll of the camper and changing the old rubber sway bar rubber to some new urethane bushings.
Well I checked my camper out and being a 1979 Itasca winnebago  on a GMC P30 chassis,  it could stand to have the rubber bushings replaced.  In the other forum their sway bars were only 1" in diameter.  My sway bar is 1.75" diameter.   This is the heaviest sway bar I've ever seen.
Does any body have any ideas about finding bushings this large?

Offline Froggy1936

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  • Year: 1977
  • Make: Winnebago
  • Model: Minnie Winnie
  • Chassis: Chevy G30
  • Engine: 5.7 1995
Re: Sway bar rubber
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2019, 07:00 PM »
They are available, I replaced mine (1.75) With the urethane , Did not notice any improvement but developed a clunking when the bar does its job . I am going to replace them with the rubber ones ! Frank
The Journey is the REWARD !

Offline Grog

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  • Posts: 13
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  • I own: a Motor Home
  • Year: 1977
  • Make: Itasca
  • Model: unsure
  • Chassis: GMC
  • Engine: 302
Re: Sway bar rubber
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2019, 08:09 PM »
Do you think the clunking was from the urethane bushing having some play around the bar ?

 

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