Delrin vs. Teflon Bushings

Per Lindgren lindgre at
Thu Sep 27 21:52:08 EDT 2001

A friend of mine made his own teflon bushings, he works in a shipyard. He got
teflon in sticks and put them in the lathe. This is for his '88 Ford Fiesta XR2,
which hopefully will turn out like a gocart when he's done. Oh, he's installing
a full set of Spax spirngs and shocks as well.

92 Cabrio 2.3E

Alexander van Gerbig wrote:

>     Howdy.  Was talking to someone about a project car in Germany.  He
> mentioned that the car uses teflon control arm bushings.  I mentioned Delrin
> and he has never heard or seen such a thing in Germany, just the teflon.
> Anyone know the differences in these two rubber types?  Teflon is self
> lubricating which is neat.  He says his experience is very good with that
> teflon, $200 for a full set, 8 bushings!
> Cheers,
> Alexander van Gerbig -- '90 90q20v -- '88 80t (R.I.P)
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