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Offline Dunc the Funk

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King pin / spindle bushings
« on: July 16, 2022, 09:59:40 AM »
Hiya

I need to get the king pin bushings replaced on our drop tube axle. I've taken the worst one apart, the kingpin was held in with a grub screw & it all came out easy. The kingpin mics at 0.75" & does not appear to be worn. The bushings are 0.75 inside diam & 0.75 length with an extra 1/16 flange on the bottom one to take the vertical load. The bottom one is shaped like a hollow top hat, fitted upside down. The top bushing is a simple cylinder.

Can anyone tell me where I can get replacement bushings from or what car these may have been off originally?

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Re: King pin / spindle bushings
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2022, 04:29:32 PM »
Anglia type spindles?  There's been a few manufacturers through the years and sometimes you can tell the manufacturer by the king pin boss and I know I've seen them with flanged bushings.  Being from outside the US you might see if you could find a machine shop to come up with something for you.

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Re: King pin / spindle bushings
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2022, 03:28:19 AM »
Yes, the spindles have Anglia sized wheel bearings, but the kingpin is smaller diameter than the few bushings I've seen advertised.

I've heard people talking about the standard being 11/16". I may need to talk to my local machinist.