These Spherical Bearings not only replace the worn problematic #2 Caster Arm bushing up front on early Gen 2 GS and we believe they are truly the proper part for the way the stock arms move. The bearing is a no-bind Teflon-lined precision bearing that will self-clean away road grime and hold up to task for drift and grip driving. Suggested for track and higher performance use only due to increased NVH and increased maintenance. Bearings may require periodic lube with a dry PTFE spray to keep low speed squeaking minimized. Installation requires high-temp bearing set compound similar to Loctite 620 to bond the bearing cup to the control arm.
Fits 1998-2000 GS 300/400
2-. Solid spherical bearings installed in aluminum bearing cup
2- SUS303 High misalignment spacer adapters
Remove old bushing by pressing out the center and then hammering in the outer steel liner. Should look like a crumpled star when finished
Install by hand the FIGS bearing cup halfway from the top.
Fill in channel with retaining compound until slight overflow is reached.
Press in cup further, stopping short 1/8".
Fill channel again until just overflowing.
Press in cup to flat, flip over so bearing compound does not leak out and stop surface is on bottom.
Let arm set for 24 hours to achieve full strength.
Install spacers and mount to vehicle.
Note: removal of the front under triangle brace is suggested.
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GEN2 GS 1998-2000 CASTER ARM PRESS-IN SPHERICAL BEARINGS #2
- Brand: FIGS Engineering
- Product Code: GEN2 GSCST2-FIGSSPH
- Availability: In Stock